STOCKTON (CBS13) – Stockton’s mayor is speaking out about his car being towed from his parking spot at city hall.READ MORE: Sacramento Opens Storm Centers For Homeless This Weekend
Anthony Silva was able to pick up his car from a Stockton tow yard Monday morning. His car was the only left at a city hall parking lot during a fellow council member’s wedding was held on the front steps Saturday.
The wedding planner towed the car because no parking signs were placed above it for the special event.READ MORE: Ironman California: Road Closures In Sacramento On Sunday
The mayor says he was out of town when the incident happened.
“I was gone Wednesday and when I came back on Friday, I went straight to Legoland. So I wouldn’t have known about the sign, and nobody at city hall called me to say ‘by the way, major, we just posted some signs. There’s an event on Saturday; you got to move your car,’ ” said Silva.MORE NEWS: 'Both Benefit And Hazard': California Braces For Arrival Of Atmospheric River On Sunday
Silva’s car was released to him for free. It’s likely the city will foot the $180 towing bill.