Please Attend Town Meeting Tonight, Signage Bi-Law Could Affect You!

Tonight’s Town Meeting should not take long, but it is very important that you attend.  We are voting on Signage Warrants that could affect your property value and the aesthetics of our town.  Please read below for a better understanding.  It is important we preserve our town.

See you at Town Meeting,

Katy Shea

ATTENTION Lynnfield Residents

  • Preserve Lynnfield!
  • Protect our neighborhoods and your property value!YOUR VOTE IS NEEDED TOWN MEETING: WHEN:  THURSDAY, 4/30/15 at 7:30 pmMANY OF US HAVE FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS WHO HAVE RECENTLY BEEN PLAGUED BY AN UNINVITED AND MOST UNWELCOME “GUEST” IN THEIR YARDS COURTESY OF A NEW ELECTRONIC BILLBOARD IN PEABODY WHICH IS VISIBLE FROM MANY STREETS IN LYNNFIELD.  THIS SIGN GLARES AND FLASHES 24/7!  DEVELOPERS/OTHERS ARE EAGER TO INSTALL THESE SIGNS…  NEIGHBORING TOWNS HAVE BEEN RECEIVING CASH “INCENTIVES” TO ALLOW THEM.BETTER NEWS:  BECAUSE THIS PAST MONDAY’S TOWN MEETING DID NOT GET THROUGH ALL THE ITEMS, THERE IS ANOTHER TOWN MEETING ON THURSDAY, APRIL 30.WE NEED 175 PEOPLE TO SHOW UP OR ELSE THIS GETS PUSHED OFF UNTIL THE FALL… WHICH MEANS THAT BETWEEN NOW AND THEN IT WOULD BE POSSIBLE FOR ELECTRONIC BILLBOARD(S) TO BE ERECTED.  THIS IS A TRUE NEED FOR “BUTTS IN THE SEATS” AT TOWN MEETING! SEE REVERSE SIDE FOR TEXT OF ARTICLES ON WARRANT
  • WE HAVE A CHANCE TO VOTE IN SIGNAGE RESTRICTIONS WHICH WOULD DIRECTLY IMPACT EVERYONE IN TOWN!!
  • BEST NEWS:  MOST OF THE WARRANT ITEMS HAVE ALREADY BEEN VOTED, SO THERE ARE ONLY 4 LEFT.  THIS MAY BE THE SHORTEST TOWN MEETING YOU WILL EVER HAVE TO ATTEND.
  • GOOD NEWS:  THERE IS AN ARTICLE ON THE TOWN MEETING AGENDA WHICH WOULD PREVENT THESE SIGNS IN LYNNFIELD
  • WHERE:  LYNNFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
  • URGENT!


 

ARTICLE 21. To see if the Town will vote to amend the Zoning Bylaws by adding the following subsection to the end of Section 6, concerning signs:

6.8 STANDARDS APPLICABLE IN ALL DISTRICTS

Signs shall neither contain moving elements nor convey the appearance of movement, whether by changing pixilation or any other physical or electronic representation of movement.

Or what action it will take theron.

Submitted by PLANNING BOARD ARTICLE 22. To see if the Town will vote to amend the Zoning Bylaws by adding the following subsection to Section 2, concerning definitions:

2.15 SIGN:

Any letter, figure, character, mark, plane, point, marquee sign, design, poster, pictorial, picture, stroke, stripe, line, trademark, reading matter or illuminated service, which shall be constructed, placed, attached, painted, corrected, fastened or manufactured in any manner whatsoever, so that the same shall be used for the attraction of the public to any place, subject, person, firm, corporation, public performance, article , machine or merchandise, whatsoever, which is displayed in any manner outdoors including any of the foregoing which may be visible in any manner for the outdoors.

Or what action it will take theron.

                                                              Submitted by PLANNING BOARD

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