WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — The "temporary" sign at Westborough's rotary seems to have become permanent, said Selectmen George Barrette, and he said he would like to discuss it's removal.
"I think we need a clearer policy on it," Barrette said.
The sign is presently being used to display community messages, including warnings, local events and welcoming troops home.
After commenting on how the sign looks aesthetically, Board Chair Leigh Emery also questioned the safety of drivers in the rotary attempting to read the sign.
The sign was purchased in 2012 through a U.S. Homeland Security Department grant, said Selectman Tim Dodd. A suggestion was made to look for another grant to buy a permanent sign that could be placed farther down East Main Street near the Westborough Senior Center.
The new location, along with how the town goes about choosing messages to display, were both discussed.
"We definitely need to find a more permanent policy," Dodd said.
The topic will be examined further by Barrette, and a proposal for the future of the sign will be discussed at a later meeting of the Board of Selectmen.