If you remember my position on political signage from the last commission campaign- where instead of signs- I put out trash cans, you know I’m laughing about this one.
Someone downtown is nervous about the battle of the signs- maybe because the endorsed candidates aren’t doing as good a job at mucking up the place.
This went out via email on the 14th (sorry- I’ve been super busy)
From: Owens, David <[email protected]>
Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Subject: Placement of Political Signage, City of Dayton
To: Colette Moorman, Mia Spells, Darryl Fairchild, Chris Shaw, Scott Sliver, John McManus, Nancy Nearny, Sheila Taylor, Robert Walker
Cc: “Landon, Dave” <[email protected]>
Please see the attached information on the placement of political signage in the City of Dayton, and please pass this information along to your campaigns.
Montgomery County Board of Elections
451 West Third St.
Dayton, OH 45481
Here is the copy from the PDF (that I had to make accessible):
SUBJECT: Placement of Political Signage
As we move into the height of the election season please be advised of the following with respect to
the placement of political signage within the City of Dayton:
• Under the Zoning Ordinance (R.C.G.O. Chapter 150), political signs are permissible
“temporary signs” for placement on private property, with the property owner’s consent.
• All signs should be placed in a manner which maintains traffic visibility at all times.
• Political signs are strictly prohibited from placement within the public right-of-way. Those
which remain in the right-of-way may be subject to removal.
• All signs should be promptly removed on November 4th.
Note- they didn’t send a notice to Matt Joseph…. hmmmmm. His signs are all over the public rights of way too. They also neglected to write the Sinclair people- or the state issue people.