Springdale, AR: BSL under consideration

Springdale is looking at either restrictions or a ban on “dangerous breeds,” specifically “pit bulls.”

The City Council holds regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Regular meetings convene at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at the City Hall, 201 Spring Street in Springdale.

Next city council meeting: August 25, 6:00 PM

Contact Info for City Officials

City Administration Building
201 Spring Street, Springdale, AR 72764
Phone: (479) 750-8114
Fax: (479) 750-8559

Mayor Doug Sprouse
dsprouse@SpringdaleAR.gov

Ward 1, Position 1 Jim Reed
9460 Oak Drive, Springdale, AR 72762
jreed@SpringdaleAR.gov

Ward 1, Position 2 Kathy Jaycox
145 Woodcliff Lane, Springdale, AR 72764
jaycoxbk@cox.net

Ward 2, Position 1 Mike Overton
3511 Normandy, Springdale, AR 72764
mike@overtonrealty.net

Ward 2, Position 2 Ricky C. Evans
1672 Colby Circle, Springdale, AR 72764
Rickevans1957@hotmail.com

Ward 3, Position 1 Jesse Core
3571 Hamm Lane, Springdale, AR 72762
jesse@jessecore.com

Ward 3, Position 2 Jeff Watson
1907 Pin Oak Drive, Springdale, AR 72765

Ward 4, Position 1 Bobby Stout
1470 Amy Circle, Springdale, AR 72762
bobbystout@cox.net

Ward 4, Position 2 Eric Ford
2524 Longwood Street, Springdale, AR 72762
eford1@cox.net

City To Crack Down On Dangerous Dogs

Options Include Pit Bull Ban

POSTED: 5:27 pm CDT August 12, 2009
UPDATED: 9:55 pm CDT August 12, 2009

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — […] That’s why one of the two options being discussed is a city-wide ban on pit bulls. But Brett Harris, the Animal Services Manager for Springdale, isn’t sure that’s the right choice.

“If you ban pit bulls specifically, you’re leaving 50 percent of the problems out of the mix,” Harris said.[…]

The city is still researching all of its options and looking for public input. But the discussion at last night’s city council ordinance committee meeting showed that most members of the city government are leaning toward tightening restrictions, and not an all-out ban of any breed.[…]

Full article retrieved 8/13/09 from http://www.4029tv.com/news/20376223/detail.html

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