Downtown Sarasota paid parking enters discussion phase

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SARASOTA, Fla. -- It was tried before, but now there's talk once again about paid parking in downtown Sarasota.

It's in the discussion phase right now. The city's parking manager says they're looking to better manage the parking in downtown, among other areas of Sarasota. But merchants and residents who experienced parking meters a few years ago are concerned.

Rebecca Vargas filed this report Wednesday night: