Springdale eyes easier removal of graffiti

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 1:07 a.m.

A slight tweak in the language of an ordinance will allow language offensive to many to disappear more quickly.

Graffiti 2017

• Graffiti cleaned: 277 instances

• Cost to city: $11,490

•Graffiti found most often: Under bridges and culverts.

• Most common message: It’s typically tags — a way of signing a name anonymously or kids messing around. Not really messages.

• Most common time: Graffiti tends to spike when school is out.

Source: City of Springdale

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