Residents have asked Kingsford city council to repeal their longstanding breed ban. The council has agreed to consider the possibility. Please support the council’s efforts by sending respectful correspondence and useful breed-neutral alternatives for their consideration.
Contact information for city of Kingsford:
City of Kingsford, 305 South Carpenter Avenue, Kingsford, MI 49802
Public Safety Director Tim Gussert: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingsford mulls ban on pit bulls
May 8, 2012
By JIM ANDERSON – News Editor , The Daily News
KINGSFORD – Kingsford will take another look at a ban on pit bulls that has been in effect for 25 years.
The city council on Monday received a petition signed by more than 150 people objecting to the city’s pit bull ordinance.[…]
[Springlake Animal Shelter manager Diane] Luczak added that the city could modify its ordinance to allow pit bulls, but require that they be neutered or spayed. “We need to make people responsible,” she said. […]
Mayor Michael Flaminio said that, while “there are many pit bulls that are not dangerous at all,” the issue of city liability must be kept in mind.
A committee consisting of City Manager Tony Edlebeck, City Attorney Bruce Brouillette, Public Safety Director Tim Gussert and council members Dennis Baldinelli and Cynthia Miller-Dixon will look into the pit bull issue and make a recommendation. […]
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