Why this obsession with appearance, as opposed to genuine substance?
I can support beautification -- really, I can -- but can we also get Clean and Green's money, time and input into complete streets, two-way street conversions and traffic calming?
Wouldn't these measures impact the lives of residents in a way far greater than greeting signs? And isn't it supposed to be about the people living here?
New sign for New Albany's Spring Street entrance still in the works; City may request public input, Stumler said it’s time to get it done, by Daniel Suddeath (N and T)
NEW ALBANY — Sprucing up the gateway — at least the public portion of the segment — into New Albany from Clarksville via Spring Street has been on Irv Stumler’s mind for three years.
“It’s an awful way for people to make judgments of New Albany,” said Stumler, who is the president of the nonprofit Keep New Albany Clean and Green.
“We need to put on a better face for people who come into New Albany” ...
... The entrance into New Albany from Clarksville is a concern to the administration, but it’s public property so providing residents the opportunity to suggest ideas on upgrading it would only be fair instead of limiting it to one person or organization, Gahan said.