Medford, WI: Legalize Chickens

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by MedfordChick, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. MedfordChick

    MedfordChick Out Of The Brooder

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    A WI city council recently voted 5-4 to ban chickens. Despite the fact that nearly 70 people came to the meeting and ALL of them spoke in favor of the chickens, an ordinance was passed banning all poultry from city limits.
     
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Reminds me of what has happened in Washington in the past 18 months.

    ... and the people are NOT happy.
     
  3. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Does your city/town charter or constitution have a recall provision, if it does find out what is required and start a recall on the 5 that voted for the ban. Also make certain that someone who is in favor of keeping small flocks gets on the ballot and supported every time a person who isn't in favor of keeping small flock runs.

    In other words stack the deck in your favor.
     
  4. Sparks

    Sparks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh so sorry..the same thing happened in Eau Claire. The folks who were voting and working on the issue did not seem to know what they were talking about. Thankfully I live outside the city, but feel bad for my city friends.
     

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