Caledonia, MN, council wants to ban “pit bulls and half-breeds.” City officials are aware that BSL is not legal in Minnesota, but they are apparently still trying to find a way around state law.
Contact info for Caledonia, MN city officials:
231 East Main Street, P.O. Box 232, Caledonia, MN 55921
City Clerk/Administrator Jennifer Feely, 507-725-3450, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dog issue eats council’s time
18 July 2012
By Clay Schuldt, Special to the Caledonia Argus
Caledonia City Attorney Tim Murphy is continuing to research the possibility of Caledonia placing a ban on pit bulls.
Complicating the issue is state statutes that prevent species specific legislation.
The Caledonia clerks office continues to be inundated with emails from people against the ban; however, most of the letters are anonymous or from people in communities outside of Caledonia.
[...] At previous meetings Police Chief Kurt Zehnder said that some cities in Minnesota have managed to get around the statute, and he’s also looking into any legal action Caledonia could take to pass a similar ordinance. [...]
Full article retrieved 7/24/12 from http://hometownargus.com/2012/07/18/dog-issue-eats-councils-time/
All alerts for Caledonia: http://stopbsl.org/?s=caledonia
Thanks to Julia for this update!