Ivins withdrew the motion, but such measures could come before the council again.
"I agree with it in theory on concept," said Mayor Scott Johnson. "That being said, I think there are issues that have been raised tonight."
The City Council also set a workshop for Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. to discuss the High Rock Lot requests for proposals for a public safety building and parking garage.
The workshop will be open to the public, though there will not be an opportunity for comment.
Three developers submitted plans to develop the city lands behind city hall: Yorkshire Properties, Bonacio Construction and High Rock Partners, a consortium of designers. The latter two suggested the city enact paid parking downtown to make the project revenue neutral or positive.
Those two developers also presented plans for a cinema, retail space and apartments in addition to the police station and garage.""