To the editor:

According to Ripon City ordinance 18.28.190 election signs are to be removed 3 days after the election. Why are there multiple election signs still in place 36 days after the election? Isn't someone supposed to be enforcing the city's ordinances?

— Daniel Gatzke

935 South Grove St.

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(5) comments

Dale Failor

I am curious Dan and Mark, have you called the police and reported this? If not why? If the city police will not take care of it maybe the FDL county DA would point you in the right direction.

Dan Gatzke

If you are concerned about the language displayed just go and remove them from view. It will be interesting to see who will be charged with the crime - you trying to stop offensive language being displayed and enforcing a city ordinance - or someone violating a city ordinance. Next question is do trump flags meet the criterion for political signs? Anybody think beyond the obvious?

Dale Failor

The police are not being observant on their rounds if they let that slide. Makes you wonder how safe your home is in Ripon.

Mark Alexander

Then they need to enforce things without needing to be contacted. We live by a bozo who still has a flag up saying trump 2020 no more b.s. but the word is spelled out. If it isn't removed soon we're getting one made saying the guy with the trump 2020 swearing sign is a moron. There are lots of kids living very close and its pathetic he still has it up. Acting like a pouty child

Dale Failor

The city no longer has a code enforcement officer, the police took over that responsibility. A person would have to call the police dept. and voice your complaint. If this is not correct, someone please correct me.

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