12/2 UPDATE: City Council approved a new contract at its meeting last week, spokesman Marc Davis told
The agreement is for three years (12/1/13 through 11/30/16 with two-year renewal options. Read the document here.
Valet area is five parking spaces on Commerce Street between Central Park Ave. and Market Street, part of the pick-up/drop-off area on Market St. in front of McCormick an Schmick's Seafood and associated space on the sidewalk next to the parking areas for signs/valet equipment.
Franchise fee is $24,300.

VIRGINIA BEACH--City Council voted Tuesday to temporarily resume valet parking at Town Center in Va. Beach.

Town Center property manager Divaris has contracted Guardian Parking Management Services for the service since 2008.

Last Wednesday, service stopped in front of Ruth's Chris Steak House, McCormick & Schmick's and Sonoma Wine Bar & Bistro.

Councilman Glenn Davis said people complained the valet company was using city parking spots and not paying for them. But he's concerned thatstopping the service put people out of work and inconvenienced handicap families.

City Council agreed to let Guardian Parking Management Services operate until December while they seek proposals for offering the service long term.

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