This article has some very salient points regarding the recently enacted ordinance by the County Commissioners. The ordinance was amended Feb 26 to now include fees of $10 to $50 per sign if a person wants them returned, which are in addition to the $500 fine per sign to be levied for violating the ordinance.
"Property owners are afraid of what will happen if they push back on the Republican faction in power. Why, when Hamilton County elections for decades have been over by the primary, would this GOP wing care about upstarts? Is the current faction running scared?"
I support Rick Sharp's lawsuit. The commissioners' ordinance is blatantly unconstitutional and favors entrenched incumbents with name recognition and enormous sums of campaign contributions from vendors doing business with the County. Political free speech is precious and deserves the strongest legal protection possible.
Fred Glynn: Fiscal responsibility requires discipline, oversight Posted By: The Reporter Council President speaks on solar panel project . . . As you likely know, the Hamilton County Council is the fiscal body of our county government. As such, the Council is wholly and exclusively responsible to en...
I'm grateful for the court's ruling in this case. I have not yet received Hern's apology or his financial restitution. I continue to believe he is unfit to serve on the Hamilton County Council and should resign immediately.