County executive’s veto on signs was right move

Bravo to County Executive Dave Somers for taking action against digital signs in rural areas (“County exec issues rare veto to limit rural business signs,” The Herald, Aug. 31). They are ugly and distracting, and don’t add any information that drivers need to get safely from Point A to Point B, -even if Point B is the business that put up the pictures and chitchat.

And if this is true for rural areas, how much more so for the county’s urban areas, where distractions are added and multiplied?

Michael Mates


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