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County votes on entry sign slogan

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 12:04 pm

CountySign“Virginia’s Historic Northern Neck” was voted to be the slogan used on three new Richmond County entrance signs at the June 9 Richmond County Board of Supervisors

Richmond County Administrator Morgan Quicke presented the options to the board.

District Two supervisor David Parr asked if all of the signs needed to have the same slogan on them. Chairman of the board Lee Sanders responded that although they could use a separate slogan on each sign, it would be more cost efficient to have them all printed the same.

Quicke said that each sign would cost the county approximately $1,000 each to produce. The entrance signs are a part of the county’s Capital Improvement Plan.

Quicke was given the task of coming up with several options for the slogan at the May 12 Richmond County Board of Supervisors meeting.

To involve the public in the decision, the slogans were posted on the county’s Facebook page and people were asked to vote for their favorite or suggest their own.

The Board of Supervisors made the ultimate decision of approving the high …

Read the full story in the June 15 edition of the Northern Neck News.