Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Adopt Moratorium On New Billboards.(Opinion)


As soon as the Sandoval County Commission begins to consider action that could wipe out the supply of sites for new billboards, demand will shoot through the roof as advertising companies rush to get under the wire.

The commission should adopt a moratorium on new billboards at Thursday's meeting to forestall such a stampede. Then commissioners should rush to assess the sentiment of Sandoval County residents and act upon it.

We suspect that most residents would rather dispense with what one activist calls "litter on a stick. …

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