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Austin Police warn to keep political signs off public property

Authorities want to remind residents after receiving complaints about signs.

Posted: Oct 3, 2018 8:33 PM
Updated: Oct 3, 2018 8:33 PM

AUSTIN, Minn.- The Austin Police Department want to clear up some confusion, after receiving complaints of political signs on public property.
Captain David Mckichan tells KIMT that they want remind residents that the boulevard is city property.
The boulevard is the section between the street and sidewalk.
Authorities will confiscate signs on public property.
They tell KIMT if it’s in front of the home they will try to contact the owners.
For residents who may not listen, they’ll confiscate the signs and keep them at the law enforcement center.

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