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Want a Say in the New City Signage? Get Ready to Share Your Opinions

Councilman Mark Cerreta said residents soon will get to choose from a few different city markers, which all fall in line with North Canton's Master Plan

City officials are about ready to get your opinion about new city signage that's coming to North Canton as part of .

The signage would essentially be a city identifier — maybe an archway or brick wall welcoming motorists and pedestrians to North Canton. The additions had been discussed at the Master Plan meetings that took place in July, September and November of last year.

Cerreta said city officials will look at several drawings, created by Dan Tullius of Tullius Art & Design, and narrow it down to three.

"At that point we'll get them out to a lot of organizations, we'll put them on Patch ... and get people's opinions on which is the best one for us," Cerreta said.

Cerreta had given the update about city signage at Monday night's North Canton City Council meeting and after prompted by Doug Lane, president of the . Lane spoke that night to update Council about the Master Plan and keep the community talking about the plan.

"I don't want anyone to think that we that we released the Master Plan to the city and the Chamber and all of our partners and just walked away from it," Lane said. "There are things going on right now."

North Canton Rotary Club is in phase one of , another piece of the Master Plan, Lane added.

"The Rotary's looking at designs and determining what can be done within budget," he said.

Stay tuned for more Master Plan news from North Canton Patch, including a more in-depth update about the Bitzer Park amphitheater.

Looking for the city's Master Plan in full? You can find it on the North Canton Master Plan website.

Christina Weyrick-Cooper May 22, 2012 at 11:59 AM
Excited to see the options and excited that Dan Tullius is doing the work!
KC May 22, 2012 at 12:27 PM
Newsweek names Hoover one of nation’s best high schools! When we have a headline like that and Mark and City Council have such great plans to revitalize our town, how can we miss? Great Job, everyone! We're a very proud city with a lot of history. Many intertwined families and friends and that is what binds us all together.
Tam Ramsey May 22, 2012 at 12:33 PM
Love to see this come around. How do we get involved? When and where are the meetings?
Morgan Day (Editor) May 22, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Hey, Tam! Councilman Cerreta said they'll probably have the drawings narrowed down to three or so next week. And it seems like he's all for posting them on Patch, so watch for a poll on here soon.

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