Fort Dodge, IA: Candidates’ positions on possible “pit bull” ban

Previous alert for Fort Dodge: http://stopbsl.com/2009/09/20/fort-dodge-ia-fd-council-likely-to-review-animal-laws-monday/

Next city council meeting: October 12, 6:00 PM, City Council Chambers @ City Hall

Contact information for Fort Dodge:
Municipal Building, 819 1st Avenue South, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
515-573-7144
Fax 515-573-5751
citymanager@fortdodgeiowa.org

City Council Members’ Contact Information:

David Flattery, At Large
515-576-6314
dflattery@csbfd.com

Richard Inman, At Large
515-576-4967
swassing42@aol.com
rinman@fortdodgeiowa.org

Matt Bemrich, At Large
227-5149
mbemrich@mchsi.com
mbemrich@fortdodgeiowa.org

Curt Olson, Ward 1
H: 573-3551
C: 571-8230

Don Wilson, Ward 2
573-3030
donwilson3030@hotmail.com

Cindy Litwiller, Ward 3
Mayor Pro Tem
573-1046
clitwill@hotmail.com
clitwiller@fortdodgeiowa.org
Litwiller is candidate for mayor and would support breed-specific regulations on “pit bulls,” including special containment, liability insurance, and muzzling.

Dan Payne, Ward 4
Dean of the Council
H: 955-6356
W: 573-4282
dlpkay@frontiernet.net

Several candidates for the above positions state in this article that they would be in favor of breed-specific regulations for “pit bulls.” Others have said that they would not be in favor of a ban, but did not specify whether they would favor or be against breed-specific laws in general.

Candidates oppose pit bull ban

Mayoral, council hopefuls don’t see need

By BILL SHEA, Messenger staff writer
POSTED: October 4, 2009

[…] But there appears to be no support for a pit bull ban among the candidates for mayor and City Council in this year’s election.

Here, in the second of a series of articles on city issues, those candidates discuss their thoughts on the possibility of a pit bull ban.[…]

Full article retrieved 10/4/09 from http://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/519035.html

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