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Metro Denies Release Of Report On Billboard Blocking

Santa Clarita Releases Billboard Ballot Measure For November

Metro officials denied a request Friday by KHTS AM-1220 to obtain a report on alleged illegal blocking activity by Allvision in response to a controversial city of Santa Clarita billboard deal. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. County Supervisor Michael Antonovich asked Metro’s Office of Inspector General to look into accusations Allvision — ...

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Santa Clarita Releases Billboard Ballot Measure For November

Santa Clarita Releases Billboard Ballot Measure For November

Santa Clarita officials released a copy of the ballot measure for a controversial deal with Metro and Allvision regarding billboard construction and removal in the Santa Clarita Valley. After months of public outreach by the city in support of the deal, and outcry from residents opposed to the deal, the question facing registered voters at the polls Nov. 4 will read: “Shall Ordinance 14-02 adopting a development agreement with (Metro) for the removal of 62 advertising structures, within the city, by Metro or any other means, and construction and operation of three digital billboards, adjacent to the Interstate 5 and State Route 14 freeways, and the dedication to the city of revenue received from digital billboards, which creates an ongoing revenue stream, be adopted?” Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar was appointed to draft the argument in favor of the measure, which will appear on the ballot.

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Santa Clarita To Put Metro Billboard Deal On November Ballot

Santa Clarita To Put Metro Billboard Deal On November Ballot

Santa Clarita city council members voted 3-1 to put their controversial billboard deal with Metro and Allvision on the November ballot Tuesday. The options in front of City Council were the result of a referendum drive by Santa Clarita residents, who, funded by a billboard-lobbying group, set out to fight the deal in May.

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Santa Clarita To Look At Metro Billboard Deal At City Council Meeting

Santa Clarita To Look At Metro Billboard Deal At City Council Meeting

Santa Clarita officials will have to decide what the next step is for a controversial billboard deal with Metro and AllVision on Tuesday at the next City Council meeting. Santa Clarita officials approved a plan with Metro and AllVision that would put three large, two-sided electronic signs next to Santa Clarita Valley freeways, in exchange for Metro taking down billboards on Metro-controlled propertythroughout the city. Opponents of the effort, funded in part by a billboard lobbying group that wanted to see an open-bidding process for any new billboard deal, successfully created a referendum that put those plans on hold. For how long is, up to Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday.

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