Council has concerns over signage costs
By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette
Richwood officials said they are interested in the county’s wayfinding signage project, but have some questions about the cost and ultimate benefit to the community.
At the recent village council meeting, Karen Eylon with Union County Tourism, formerly the county’s Convention and Visitors Bureau, told the board the tourism committee overseeing the countywide signage project wanted to get Richwood involved. The issue, however, is that signage could cost upwards of $74,000 for the village.
“In all honesty, it’s expensive. It really is expensive and there are initiatives that we are putting on hold, from a tourism standpoint, to make this happen,” she said. “But I think this i…