Posting of Campaign/Political Signs

To All Candidates in the 2011 City of Mount Vernon Elections:

Pursuant to Section 221-4 and 221-5 of the Code of the City of Mount Vernon, campaign signs are prohibited from being posted on City, County, State, and Metropolitan Transportation Authority property.  Further, please be advised that  conviction of violation of the provisions shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $1,000,or to imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or both.  Moreover, it should be noted that all political and/or campaign signs posted on all other property in the City must be removed within two (2) weeks after the election.