Houghton approves animal ordinance; bees restricted | News, Sports, Jobs

HOUGHTON — Beyond banning the harming of birds, Houghton’s regulation of animals had been fairly open-ended. In response to a growing number of questions from residents about what animals were permitted in the city, Houghton City Council approved a new animal ordinance at its meeting Wednesday. Established as one of the most contentious […]

Changes to animal ordinance limits tethering, adds ‘dangerous’ designation

Feb. 25—Even though the updated animals ordinance still has to go through two more readings, Newton resident Donna Stumme was overjoyed by the efforts of city staff and told them as much during the Feb. 20 council meeting but stopped herself from going on about it any further in case she got too emotional. “High […]

Burrell Township animal ordinance draws mixed response | News

BLACK LICK — An animal-control ordinance that bans residents from keeping wild animals and subjects them to citations for letting their pets or farm animals run at large has been adopted by the Burrell Township board of supervisors. Chairman Dan Shacreaw, Vice Chairman John Shields and newly-seated Supervisor Sam Hilty unanimously approved the new regulation […]

West Point officials still wrestling with animal ordinance | Daily Democrat

WEST POINT – The West Point City Council has been discussing an animal ordinance since August. A special meeting of the West Point City Council was held on Oct. 20 to discuss the matter further. City Administrator Randy Welding said the ordinance previously introduced in October has to be voted down at the November meeting […]

Bogus opening day + Animal control ordinance + Bike share ends

Hello Tuesday. Gretchen Parsons here with your roundup. Good morning! Bogus Basin is anticipating opening for the season in a month, we have the details. Plus, Ada County plans to update its Animal Control Ordinance. Today: 53° Mostly sunny. First Up Today Bogus announces opening day and more upgrades Ski season at Bogus Basin will […]

One more reading for animal control ordinance changes | Lifestyle

AUDUBON — Audubon City Council members voted to pass the second reading of an animal control ordinance update, putting some “teeth” into rules about animals running at large, and are working at putting together some rules to help control the feral cat population in the city as well. In the changes, the Audubon Council is […]

Updated animal ordinance in Lufkin restricts sales, truck bed travel

LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) – Lufkin City Council has approved updates and additions to the city’s animal services ordinance, according to city spokesperson Jessica Pebsworth. Additions to the ordinance include the restriction of selling or giving away animals in public places and the requirement of owners to secure animals traveling in a truck bed or other […]

Changes to Iredell County Animal Services ordinance raise questions

As the Iredell County Board of Commissioners is set to vote on proposed changes to the animal control ordinance, there is support for the updates to the rules but also questions from some people if more should be done. Kristian Hernandez of Iredell County Animal Services said the goal is to strike a balance between […]

Sioux City Council drop changes in domesticated animal ordinance

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – Sioux City Council voted to not change a domesticated animal ordinance in their meeting Monday. City Council originally had their second reading that would have specified that animals such as snakes, lizards, rodents, rabbits, and birds would be counted as domestic. However, due to the amount of negative public input on […]

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