The City is developing a new Rick Hansen Man in Motion Celebration Monument.
The City says it has become aware of public of concern with the condition of the Rick Hansen sign on Highway 97 South.
The City is in the process of developing a new commemoration feature for Rick Hansen that will coincide with the 25th Anniversary of the Man in Motion Tour, which will be routed through Williams Lake and include an End of Day celebration in March 2012.
The City has commissioned Three Dimensional Services Inc. to design the monument at the Tourism Discovery Centre to replace the existing sign.
The monument will be erected well before the arrival of the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay, the City says.
The design will be approved by council before construction begins.
The City is looking to remove the sign due to its poor condition. It will not be replaced, as the pullout may eventually be eliminated to accommodate major road reconstruction in that area in the future.
The City is still looking for members to join the Rick Hansen Anniversary Relay Celebration committee. Those interested in serving on the committee can contact Deb Radolla at 250-392-1788.