Holyoke, CO: Resident requests breed ban

Although state law prohibits municipalities from passing BSL, “home rule” communities are exempt from this prohibition. Holyoke is “home rule,” so the city could pass BSL or a breed ban if it chooses.

Holyoke is a small town of about 2,500 people, and has no online presence. If you are a resident or local and are able to track this issue for us, we would appreciate it.

Contact info for Holyoke:
City of Holyoke City Clerk, 407 West Denver Street, Holyoke, CO 80734
(970) 854-2266

City looking into dog pound

WRITTEN BY CHRIS LEE
TUESDAY, 10 APRIL 2012 20:17

[…] Prior to the pound discussion, Jim Yakel spoke to council members last Monday telling them about how his granddaughter was recently bitten by a pit bull in Amherst. Yakel said he knows the incident didn’t occur in Holyoke but said he hopes the council would consider making pit bulls and other dangerous dogs illegal.

[…] “I would like the board to have some discussion on it,” Yakel said. […]

Full article retrieved 4/11/12 from http://www.holyokeenterprise.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5169:city-looking-into-dog-pound&catid=34:local-news&Itemid=34

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