Clarification: The proposal for GetGo's signs were deferred until the next architectural board of review meeting.
A new GetGo gas station is coming to the corner of Detroit Avenue and Bunts Road, however the signs that the company proposed are not.
A company representing the gas station — owned by Pennsylvania-based Giant Eagle — presented plans for three new signs at the city’s architectural board of review Thursday night.
Board members were less than enthusiastic, taking particular issue with the proposed large digital sign facing Detroit Avenue.
“I don’t like this at all,” said board member Michael Fleenor. “Perhaps a smaller sign would be OK. The monument sign is enormous.”
George Dragon, of Cicogna Electric and Sign Co., pointed out that motorists need to see the gas prices, but said that he could adjust the plans to meet the city's requests.
The board is expected to hear a revised proposal at its next meeting in September.
Matt Herberger, who lives near the proposed gas station, told board members he agreed with their decision.
“I’ve been disagreement with some of the findings of this board in the past,” he said. “I appreciate that we see (this) the same way. There’s too much signage.”