We will never run out of minutia to micromanage. Next up, LEDs:
Council will have to examine how often a message on a sign can change (Crawford suggests six seconds), whether messages can scroll (move vertically) or travel (move horizontally) and how bright and big the signs can be.
Crawford said he expects a preliminary vote Tuesday and a final vote May 22. He said he'll also encourage council to discuss the proper size and placement of all signs and give that to the plan commission.
Maybe the council should also specify the font colors that will be allowed and set fines for misspellings and bad grammar. Safety is a legitimate issue, since many of the LEDs are intentionally placed in drive paths; anything that makes them harder to grasp quickly makes traffic more hazardous. Aesthetics? Leave it alone.