General Authority


The York City General Authority operates the public parking system in the City. The system consists of three parking garages in the downtown business district, numerous surface parking lots throughout the City and over one thousand parking meters in the core business district and commercial districts surrounding the core district.

The York City General Authority Board is made up of seven (7) members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. Each member shall be a taxpayer in, maintain a business in, or be a citizen of the incorporating municipality. The term of office for each member is set at five years, with staggering terms.


Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at 8:00am
City Council Chambers
101 S. George St., 1st Floor

General Authority was established per Ordinance No. 2 of 1995. Click here to view.

  • Members
    • Kimberly J. Lentz, Chair – Term expires: 1/1/22 (Filled unexpired term of Ralph Serpe)
    • Benjamin A. McGlaughlin, Vice-Chair – Term expires: 1/1/24
    • VACANT – Term expires: 1/1/26
    • Eric Kirkland, Vice Secretary/Treasurer – Term expires: 1/1/25
    • Mark Derr – Term expires: 1/1/23
    • Jamiel L. Alexander – Term expires: 1/1/23
    • Richard L. Miller, II (Filled unexpired term of Dan Meckley) – Term expires: 1/1/22
  • Contact Information
    • Kittrell Barnes, York City Parking Bureau Manager
      Phone: (717) 849-2321
  • Right-To-Know Requests
    • City of York General Authority Right to Know Officer
      Stacey R. MacNeal, Esquire
      Barley Snyder
      100 East Market Street
      York, PA 17401
      Phone: 717-718-7586
      Fax: 717-843-8492

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