No Billboards in Fox Hills & What You can do!

Your Fox Hills Neighborhood Association is taking a stand against the proposed billboards in Fox Hills. The Carlyle Group wants to put up large digital and static billboards by the 405 and 90 freeway to benefit from the Silicon Beach traffic in that area. Culver City will gain a 10% profit from this ($420,000/year). Is this worth what could potentially harm our local community? Please read Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells article at morebillboards/ to learn more about this action increasing litigation, loss of control and undermining our “Brand” as a city. For example, if Culver City Council approves the billboards, it will open up Culver City to future lawsuits because other billboard companies will want an exception to put billboards in Culver City.


At City Hall, on Monday, May 11th at 7pm, our Culver City Council will be presented the “Hospitality and Entertainment District” survey results by the Carlyle Group and Placeworks. Some of the results are below:


In their presentation, they do not show where the signage will be other then on the sides of the hotels.  Below is a link to their original plan showing where the digital boards (some double sided) will  be:


As stated on their “Proposed Vision” presentation on page 12:
“Revenue generated from these signs provides a source of funding for streetscape improvements, development of public plazas and open spaces, and bicycle share programs.”


What you can do:
Forward this email to fellow Culver City residents
Email your City Council : Information/emailus.aspx?dept_ id=38 (Currently only one City Council member is opposed to allowing billboards into Culver City)
Attend the Monday, May 11th at 7pm Culver City Council Meeting at City Hall
Thank you for your time,
    Fox Hills Neighborhood Association