Monthly Archives: September 2007

RRNA Officially Opposes Digital Billboards and the Proposed Electrical Ordinance

Digital Billboard

The following letter will be submitted to the City of San Antonio’s Electrical Supervising Board and City Council Members. Please take the time to go down and voice your concern for the beauty of San Antonio, and River Road. The public hearing on digital billboards will be held at 1901 S. Alamo on Tuesday, September 11th and 9:30 a.m.

UPDATE: “San Antonio’s electrical supervisory board agreed Monday to recommend a city ordinance to regulate the light-emitting diode signs, or LEDs, but suggested capping permits to 10 for the first year and banning their use on older billboards that are exempt from current restrictions.” Read the SAExpress News Article Here. (Or download it a PDF) So the battle isn’t over to protect our views and night sky, but this is a good start!

If you would like to know more about this new form of advertising, check out the Electronic Billboards PDF from Scenic America’s website or review their website at Scenic America.

Read the Letter Below!

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Emergency Board Meeting this Week!

We’ll be meeting at the Lion’s Field Clubhouse to specifically discuss two time sensitive issues:

  1. The neighbhorhood’s official position on the proposed electronic billboards.
  2. Progress on the upcoming Front Porch Sale & Fair.

Please drop by and take part in the discussion.

Thanks.