Council takes no action when asked to rescind sign ban
Last updated 9/30/2020 at 11:36am
An issue that some in Fountain city government probably thought had been laid to rest many months ago was resurrected at last week's City Council meeting.
A number of people called in to plead that the council reverse its decision to ban signs in the public right-of-way, citing First Amendment rights and concerns that the rule is preventing political candidates from getting their names out as much as they would like. They also implied that there were numerous signs advertising various businesses and programs in public spaces that don't seem to be held to the same standard as political ones...