CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Waterloo Seeks Guidelines for Roadside Memorials

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) -- Waterloo officials are considering limiting roadside memorials erected at the site of deadly car crashes.
   The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports a majority of the City Council called last week for an ordinance that would set rules for the memorials, such as the allowable size and time they could remain.
   Council member David Jones argued "at some point you have to draw the line somewhere."
   However, some council members say the rules would be difficult to enforce. And Mayor Buck Clark says drawing up an ordinance would "open up a can of worms."
   Waterloo and most other cities already make it illegal to erect signs or displays in public right of ways, but officials usually allow memorials to crash victims.
   Council member Steve Schmitt says guidelines would ensure consistent enforcement.
  
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
 
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times

Sponsored content