City of Edmond

PROPOSED ELECTRONIC SIGN ORDINANCE SPARKS DEBATE IN EDMOND

PROPOSED ELECTRONIC SIGN ORDINANCE SPARKS DEBATE IN EDMOND

Posted: Feb 12, 2014 6:59 PM CST

Updated: Feb 12, 2014 6:59 PM CST

By Justin Dougherty, News 9 - email

Billboards are electrifying a debate in Edmond. For years the city hasn't allowed electronic signs, but a new ordinance will change that landscape, some feel, for the worst.

 

EDMOND, Oklahoma - 

ELECTRIC SIGNS START BIG DEBATE AMONG EDMOND RESIDENTS

Posted on: 10:04 pm, February 13, 2014, by updated on: 08:58am, February 14, 2014

EDMOND, Okla. – Lights flash, signs scroll on our pharmacies, fast food chains, even churches, telling us what to want, but do we notice anymore?

“It’s distracting,” said Cathy McCreary.

She sees them. “It’s visual pollution,” said McCreary.

EDMOND NEIGHBORHOOD ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING

Please join us at the upcoming Edmond Neighborhood Alliance Annual Meeting.  It will be held on November 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Edmond Public Library.  We are having a special presentation on the recent Earthquake Activity in central Oklahoma.  Our Guest Speakers are:

Kyle E. Murray, PhD,  Hydrogeologist, Oklahoma Geological Survey

and

Matt Stilwell, Director Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management, City of Edmond

 

The meeting is open to all citizens and should be an interesting evening.  Thanks for your help. 

 

ENA AWARDS SUNNIEST NEIGHBOR, BEST NEWSLETTER FOREST OAKS WINS GOLDEN GATE AWARD

ENA awards SUNniest Neighbor, best newsletter Forest Oaks wins Golden Gate Award  by James Coburn The Edmond Sun The Edmond Sun Fri Sep 27, 2013, 11:02 PM CDT EDMOND — Scores of families and friends gave their kitchens a rest Thursday evening at The Edmond Sun and Edmond Neighborhood Alliance city-wide Community Picnic at Hafer Park. The Meat Market once again catered for the festivities. “The most important thing was the opportunity for people to get together,” said Dan O’Neil, ENA founding member and former mayor.

RAIN BARRELS ARE AVAILABLE IN EDMOND

Rain barrels are available in Edmond

 

By Diana Baldwin | Published: August 8, 2012

 

 

 

EDMOND — When it starts raining again, some Edmond residents will be ready to catch the water in a barrel.

The city's Water Resource Department has launched a rain barrel program in hopes people will be encouraged to conserve Edmond's water and save money on their utility bills.