Anyone lives near or in Allen, TX to support me?

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by missypebble, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. missypebble

    missypebble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm putting together a presentation to attend the next city council meeting on Tuesday, November 13th and really need your support!
    Your presence will be a tremendous help to allow the city council makes the appropriate change. Anyone who lives nearby or in Allen can support me with either a letter of support or his/ her presence, which is even better!

    Please, let me hear from you!!!

    For the love of chickens,

    Missypebble.
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2012
  2. missypebble

    missypebble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is going to be a tough battle!
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    You need to present it as the upscale "in" thing to get it to go over in Allen. Don't focus on getting back to nature or anything like that--focus on celebrities that have chickens, upscale residential communities where they are allowed, etc.
     
  4. TXchickmum

    TXchickmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We live N. of Flower Mound, TX. Flower Mound just changed the city ordinance to permit chickens. There is a local group that was instrumental in this process. -don't know if I can disclose it on this forum, but I believe it was started by a city council member. If Flower Mound has legalized chickens, there's hope for the rest of the N. Texas area........! -best of luck in Allen!!
     
  5. rockingbearanch

    rockingbearanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Send me the addy and any info and I will send a letter.
     
  6. missypebble

    missypebble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sonoran Silkies - Thank you for pointing that out! That's a good point! Thank you!

    Rockingbearanch - Thank you very much for your help and for your support! I've been overwhelmed with so much info to start a PowerPoint and now a paper so I can present to the city council members this November's meeting. I'm not done with anything. However, I've just created an online petition to gather supporters' signatures and it would be extremely helpful if you can click on the link below to sign this petition.
    http://www.change.org/petitions/backyard-hens-in-the-city-of-allen-tx

    Any feedback on my petition to get more signatures would be helpful as well! I'm not very good with words, but I'm willing to put in the time, whatever that I've got, to make this stronger.

    Thank you so much!!!
     
  7. HippyChick29438

    HippyChick29438 New Egg

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    Am new to chickens and this sight but have been in Allen for 37 years. I realize you have battled this out but if you need anything in the future feel free to contact me
     

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