Thursday, April 17, 2008
Lamar Advertising has agreed to submit their billboard proposal to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, and the City Planning Commission. This billboard has caused much controversy within the city in the last two months, and has led too lawsuits against five city council members. The lawsuit against council member Patrick Dowd has been revoked and city solicitor George Specter says after the billboard has been revoked the lawsuit will become "moot." The solicitor also said there is nothing in the agreement that protects the city from liability should Lamar eventually be forced to take the sign down.