Wentzville, MO update: Proposed ordinance passes first reading (repeal BSL)

Wentzville, MO, proposed dog ordinance passed first reading on Wednesday night. The ordinance is breed-neutral and, if passed, would repeal the city’s current “pit bull” restrictions.

You may read the current proposal here: http://wentzvillemo.iqm2.com/citizens/Detail_LegiFile.aspx?Frame=&MeetingID=1423&MediaPosition=2931.308&ID=3738&CssClass

The final vote on the proposal will take place during the March 14 council meeting.

Please keep up the positive and respectful correspondence with councilmembers and encourage them to repeal their breed-discriminatory ordinance.
Wentzville City Hall, 310 West Pearce Boulevard, Wentzville, MO 63385
636-639-2017 fax
Online contact forms for aldermen: http://www.wentzvillemo.org/mayor-and-alderman.aspx

Aldermen Put Electric Fences Back in Play for Dog Control

By Joe Scott

[…] The bill’s second and final reading will be at the board’s March 14 meeting.

If approved, the legislation would repeal the city’s current restrictions on pit bulls and put in its place a breed-neutral policy that puts the burden of securing vicious or aggressive dogs on the owners. […]

Full article retrieved 3/1/12 from http://wentzville.patch.com/articles/aldermen-put-electric-fences-back-in-play-for-dog-control

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