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BILLBOARDS: Council did public a disservice

Letter by Lois S. Hartwig, Gig Harbor on Aug. 5, 2010 at 9:50 am | 4 Comments »
August 6, 2010 9:15 am

Re: “City signs off on digital billboards” (TNT, 7-29).

It is apparent that billboard conglomerate Clear Channel is the clear winner in the Tacoma City Council legal settlement
to allow the company to install digital billboards.

These digital billboards are even more distracting and dangerous than ordinary billboards. Why did the council make a major public policy decision without proper notice for public participation?

The public has not been well served.

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