Electronic Sign Usage Policy & Form

Non-profit community and civic groups may request announcements be placed on the electronic sign located on Main Street (across from Skowhegan Savings Bank).  Anyone wishing to have a message displayed on the electronic message sign must read the Electronic Sign Usage Policy for permitted use.  If you accept the conditions of this policy, then send a request at least two weeks prior to your event  by completing the Electronic Message Sign Request Form or by completing the on-line request form shown below.

Online Request Form

Printable Request Form

Written requests can be delivered to the Town Office at 26 Weston Avenue or mailed to PO Box 190, Madison, ME  04950

POLICY & PROCEDURE:

Requests should include the group name and a contact person with a contact telephone number and email address, and include who, what, when, where, and why of the event. Requests will be placed on the sign one week prior to the event date, if the town is given appropriate notification of the event. The Town Manager has the sole discretion to accept or reject the organization making the request and/or the content of the message, as well as the ability to alter the text accordingly to fit the sign design. In the event there are several requests for any given time period the requests will be posted on a first come - first serve basis.

In the event of an emergency the town has the right to suspend all messages and use the sign for emergency purposes only.

No personal requests will be posted on the electronic sign, i.e., birthdays, engagements, weddings, etc.

RESPONSIBILITY:

It will be the responsibility of the town office to manage and submit messages to the electronic sign. If there are any questions regarding whether or not a group requesting use of the sign is authorized per this policy, or regarding the content of a message, the Town Manager will make a decision regarding the request.

AUTHORITY:

Madison Board of Selectmen as per vote on July 8, 2013