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==Billboards & Signs==
  
[[Citizens Guide to St. Paul | Back To Main Page]] '''of Citizens Guide to St. Paul'''
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Billboards have been controversial in St. Paul for a long time.
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==History of Billboard Debate in St. Paul==
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* November 1999, St. Paul voters defeat a referendum designed to ban billboards
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in St. Paul, vote was 47% in favor and 53% against.
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==Previous SPIF Discussions==
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* [http://forums.e-democracy.org/r/topic/2X7g2xgkgItGBBhcYXwB3V Signs & Banners] - August 2005
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* [http://forums.e-democracy.org/r/topic/4D0VrtFjYRQZ6dF7IwLKm0 Billboards: Where the Candidates Stand] - August 2005
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* [http://forums.e-democracy.org/r/topic/50JIvezXPfsss1ABVleHYJ Prevent Suicide Billboards] - October 2007 - An interesting discussion about the use of Billboards by non-profits in St. Paul.
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==St. Paul Billboards Ban==
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===Arguments in favor===
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* Aesthetics. Billboards are a blight in St. Paul neighborhoods, ruining the landscape and lowering property values.
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===Arguments against===
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* - Property Rights. Property owners ought to have the right to use their property in this way.
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==Images in SPIF==
  
==Billboards & Signs==
 
A recent discussion in the St. Paul Issues Forum has focused on the legality and desirability of banners promoting public events and commercial interests, that are placed on public property. See: http://forums.e-democracy.org/topic/59758
 
Some relevant images:
 
 
* [http://forums.e-democracy.org/stpaul/groups/stpaul-issues/files/Signs___Billboards/get_file?id=11284 Wild Banner on Downtown Skyways]
 
* [http://forums.e-democracy.org/stpaul/groups/stpaul-issues/files/Signs___Billboards/get_file?id=11284 Wild Banner on Downtown Skyways]
 
* [http://forums.e-democracy.org/stpaul/groups/stpaul-issues/files/Signs___Billboards/get_file?id=11282 Selby Banners]
 
* [http://forums.e-democracy.org/stpaul/groups/stpaul-issues/files/Signs___Billboards/get_file?id=11282 Selby Banners]
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==Links / Articles==
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* [http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199911/03_mccalluml_billboards/ Billboard Battle is Just Starting] - November 3, 1999
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* [http://citypages.com/databank/24/1175/article11315.asp What's the Frequency, Marvin?] - June 11, 2003
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[[Category:St. Paul]]

Latest revision as of 16:10, 14 October 2007

Back To: Citizens Guide to St. Paul

Billboards & Signs

Billboards have been controversial in St. Paul for a long time.

History of Billboard Debate in St. Paul

  • November 1999, St. Paul voters defeat a referendum designed to ban billboards

in St. Paul, vote was 47% in favor and 53% against.

Previous SPIF Discussions

St. Paul Billboards Ban

Arguments in favor

  • Aesthetics. Billboards are a blight in St. Paul neighborhoods, ruining the landscape and lowering property values.
  • -
  • -
  • -

Arguments against

  • - Property Rights. Property owners ought to have the right to use their property in this way.
  • -
  • -
  • -

Images in SPIF

Links / Articles

 

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