The following is a political post by Rod Beck, ACHD candidate. The GUARDIAN offers space to any candidate wishing to express their views.
By ROD BECK
There are many issues to talk about regarding the Ada County Highway District Commissioner contests, from funding sources, to increasing the auto registration fees, interaction with other local governments, growth impact fees to name a few. However, there is one area that can be corrected now without spending a lot of tax dollars. Clean up the public right of way. That’s right, let’s remove all the clutter of commercial and political signs that are placed in our public right of way.
Doesn’t it irritate you to have to endure all the debris of commercial and political signs as you drive around our community? As noted recently in the local daily paper, such signs are not allowed on State Highways. Employees of the Idaho Transportation Department will remove any such sign placed in the public right of way on State Highways as soon as they are discovered.
If I’m elected to the ACHD Board of Commissioners, I will introduce an ordinance that would clean up our public right of way in Ada County as well. The proposal would require employees of the ACHD to remove any commercial or political sign on any road or highway public right of way in Ada County as soon as they are discovered. Political candidates will be notified early that they no longer have permission to place such signs on the public right of way in Ada County.
We will be able to enjoy a clutter free commute to work or any other purpose such as a drive to Grandma’s house or even a trip to a BSU football game. Join me and support clean, debris free streets in Ada County.
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