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Overcrowd of Campaign Signs Violate Pharr Ordinance

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The city commission passed an ordinance in 2014.

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The city commission passed an ordinance in 2014.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12499/7275481?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 02 Mar 2018 04:11:06 +0000 Overcrowd of Campaign Signs Violate Pharr Ordinance The city commission passed an ordinance in 2014. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12499/7275481?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KRGV political signs are in the custody of the city of pharr-- code compliance department. they were taken from a curb located outside a polling site. all the signs taken were in violation of the law. channel five's carolina cruz tells us one pharr resident wants the candidates to be held accountable. like clockwork, every political season, kenneth fletcher has the same view so many signs it was dangerous for the traffic and it's just a clutter, a mess fletcher moved to the city of pharr over a decade ago. i started noticing this and because of a previous complaint they passed an ordinance in 2014 the ordinance states it clearly. no more than two political signs per candidate..each sign no more than nine square feet. we visited one of the polling locations. out of 21 candidates, only three were in compliance. one candidate had a total of 25 signs. if i was a voter i would think about the person that was following the law and i would think about a candidate that can count more than two the code compliance coordinator for the city, says signs need to be placed approximately thirteen feet from the curb. otherwise it's in the texas department of transportation's right of way. we brought a measuring tape to one of the polling locations to see how far away these political signs are from the curb. it measures out to about 11 feet. we contacted the city code compliance coordinator. he says his department tries monitoring the sites every day. they also have to tend to other city needs , such as health inspections. inspectors showed up at the polling site after we contacted the city. they removed the majority of the signs, saying the ones taken were violating the ordinance. just because it's election time maybe some feelings will be hurt, i don't know, the law should be upheld all of the signs taken down will be held by the city for individual candidates to pick up. any candidates who were asked to remove their sign, and failed to do so could face a citation of up to $200 dollars per day. in pharr, carolina cruz, channel five news at 10/10:30. tomorrow is the last




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