The Springfield council was considering a new retroactive registration fee for “pit bull” owners, on top of its current breed-specific ordinance. The vote in October was deferred, which means delayed but still alive. As of this week, the proposal is officially dead. The council voted—against the fee.
Springfield Leaders Vote Against Pitbull Fee
Posted: Nov 16, 2011 6:28 AM CST
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – A plan to charge pitbull owners a $50 fee has been shot down in Springfield.
On Tuesday night, Springfield city leaders voted against the plan which was proposed last month. […]
Full article retrieved 11/16/11 from http://www.newschannel5.com/story/16052513/springfield-leaders-vote-against-pitbull-fee
Unfortunately, Springfield’s existing BSL (restrictions on “pit bull” ownership) is still in place. Residents are encouraged to continue dialogue with Springfield council to see if BSL repeal can be achieved.
Contact info for Springfield, TN city officials
City Hall, 405 North Main Street, Springfield, Tennessee 37172
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