Update 11/18/09: http://www.1011now.com/news/headlines/70249482.html
The health department and the animal control hope to have a solid proposal for the Lincoln City Council in January.[…]
Post from 10/14/09:
There has been a lot of talk about new dog ordinances in Lincoln, but no action. It’s unclear what will be proposed. Early reports suggested BSL or a ban, but more recent reports have dismissed that idea.
Nebraska state law was recently strengthened in regards to dangerous dogs:
Please send polite, informative, respectful correspondence, including viable non-breed-specific options and ordinances, to the city council for consideration.
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Deena Winter: Some council members want dangerous dog ordinance beefed up
Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 1:00 am
[…] At an informal council hearing Monday, Spatz pressed health officials to speed up their months-long process of looking at cracking down on the owners of dogs that bite people. The city already has a dangerous dog ordinance, but health officials are considering beefing it up by increasing fines, citing owners of first-time offenders and other measures.[…]
Full article retrieved 10/14/09 from http://journalstar.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_b781b2de-b847-11de-91c3-001cc4c03286.html