Abingdon’s Preparing Commission informally dismissed any fascination in making it possible for electronic billboards in just the city boundaries Monday.
Reps of Lamar Advertising recently sent a presentation requesting to spot a electronic billboard in Abingdon. But customers of the setting up fee stated they do not want this sort of billboards – with messages altering as regularly as each and every 8 seconds – to be allowed in city.
“People really do not want the electronic billboards,” Abingdon Vice-Mayor Donna Quetsch, a member of the planning commission, reported. “Nobody’s termed me and mentioned, ‘Yes, I want it’. My constituents are expressing no.”
No new billboards are allowed in the town limitations, Mayana Rice, the town’s director of group advancement, explained.
It is a development across the place to eradicate billboards within just town limits, according to Rice. She experienced advised Monday that the scheduling commission should really stage a workshop to develop a code to allow, or not allow, digital billboards.
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Nonetheless members, speaking informally and with out earning a motion, stated they have been merely not intrigued in permitting that variety of billboard in Abingdon.
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