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District 1 Commissioner: Shirley Lasseter, Shirley.Lasseter@gwinnettcounty.com
District 2 Commissioner: Bert Nasuti, Bert.Nasuti@gwinnettcounty.com
District 3 Commissioner: Mike Beaudreau, Mike.Beaudreau@gwinnettcounty.com
District 4 Commissioner: Kevin Kenerly, Kevin.Kenerly@gwinnettcounty.com
Citizens’ animal panel decries county plan to restrict pit bulls
By Patrick Fox
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
8:44 p.m. Tuesday, October 19, 2010
If Gwinnett County officials want to restrict pit bull ownership, they’ll do it without the support of their own citizens’ advisory panel.
[…]The seven-member Animal Advisory Council, appointed by the county commission, said they would not endorse the measure after hearing from a host of residents.
Council Chairwoman Gail LaBerge said she has fought breed-specific legislation for 10 years. Most recently she has been involved in the Douglasville City ordinance addressing the same issue.
“I cannot support it in Douglasville,” she said, “and I will not support it in my own county.”
The proposed ordinance would require owners to provide name, address and a registration fee to the county. Owners would also have to supply proof of insurance, a full description of the pit bull, including a photo, and proof of inoculation. They would also be required to provide a sturdy enclosure that does not share fencing with a perimeter fence.[…]
Full article retrieved 10/19/10 from http://www.ajc.com/news/gwinnett/citizens-animal-panel-decries-685839.html