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Remove campaign signs

This is a message to all our local political candidates: Now that the elections are over, remember your responsibility to remove not only your political signs but also their metal frameworks. This includes those on private properties as well as public rights-of-way.

Last year, as I was jogging on Sullivan Road, one of the metal frames from a sign was on the sidewalk. Since the framework is hard to see on concrete, I failed to see it in time and it became wrapped around my ankle and I fell flat on the concrete.

My request is that you remove all signs by the end of next week. It is your civic duty whether or not you were successful in your efforts to be elected. I shall contact as many of you as I must, until you have followed up and removed these signs and the frameworks.

Besides being dangerous, they do nothing to beautify our city.

Marilyn Vollmer

Spokane Valley


 

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