signs

The Elk River City Council voted 4-1  Tuesday to hire Visual Communications to create a wayfinding signage program for the city.  Mayor John Dietz was the lone no vote, citing a concern with the $65,000 cost. The program is designed to create a more uniform look to city signs and make it easier for visitors […]

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 Reader questions $65,000 for a sign consultant When people are struggling to get through this down economy, I find it interesting that Elk River City Council is considering hiring a consulting firm for $65,000 to study and make recommendations on signage that lays out a 25- to 50-year plan. If the consulting firm costs $65,000, […]

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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Despite some public backlash, the Elk River City Council has agreed to continue enforcing an ordinance that prohibits signs in the right of way. The council wrestled with the matter in a work session July 15, before deciding by consensus to continue enforcing the ordinance but also begin an education […]

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