Portage billboard contract

2:52 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Portage school billboard opponents get support

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Because of public opposition, Adams Outdoor Advertising recently dropped a request to put a new billboard next to Angling Road Elementary near I-94.
PORTAGE, MI - Opponents of billboards proposed to be placed on Portage Public Schools properties have found support from the city of Portage. About 15 residents attended the Portage City Council meeting Tuesday to say they will continue to fight the remaining three billboards proposed by Adams Outdoor Advertising.
6:23 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Portage officials pull one of four billboards from proposed outdoor advertising agreement

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Acting Superintendent Rob Olson says Adams Outdoor Advertising has agreed to drop billboard at Angling Road Elementary School.
PORTAGE, MI - One of four controversial billboards to be placed on Portage Public Schools properties will be pulled under a proposal between the school district and Adams Outdoor Advertising. Acting Superintendent Rob Olsen said that Adams has agreed not to do the controversial Angling Road Elementary School billboard that was most opposed by more 75 people who turned out Feb.
6:26 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Portage Schools will review billboard deal

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During Monday night public hearing concerns were raised over billboards in residential neighborhoods, light pollution and possible safety concerns.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - Portage Public Schools will review its contract with Adams Outdoor Advertising that allows the construction of four electronic billboards on three school properties after more than 75 people turned out Monday to air concerns.
7:19 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Community meeting to be held on Portage Schools' billboard proposal

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The meeting will address questions about a proposed contract to rent out school property for billboard space
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Portage Public Schools is holding a community meeting to address a burgeoning controversy over renting school space for four electronic billboard signs to be owned and operated by Adams Outdoor Advertising. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in Portage North Middle School cafeteria, acting Superintendent Rob Olsen said.