WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERANCE

Discussion in 'Local Chicken Laws & Ordinances (and how to change' started by DLS, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    We can make a few changes to help ourselves,I think any how.
    It comes to my attention that the people that are on the county animal control board are city people.
    I am thinking that Us country folks need to step up & get some say in the county & city ordinances . I say that if I get on the board that I would help to pass laws to allow chickens in a limited amount according to lot size.
    What I am saying LETS ALL run or try and get appointed to positions of importance where we live.
    I think That I will try and get on.
    please let me know who else is going to take the world back from the city people(or city thinking people)
    "TOOL"
     
  2. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    Great idea. I recently discovered that my county (quietly) passed some irrational breed specific ordinances. I'll be involved the next time there is an opening. I don't have any of the banned dogs, but there were kids crying and families scrambling to find out- of -county homes for their pets. NOT okay.
     
  3. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    we can not expect to keep animals and not protect our rights any more. Just sitting back and belly aching is not an option any more. excuses= I don't have time, to far to drive, no one listens.....WELL, the anti keeping people are in the Govt. AND getting there way , knocking you and your rights out. GO TO TOWN & make a differance.[​IMG]
    Lets see who is # 1 to take a seat .I am in the running already.
    lets see how mant BYC members can get involved Some one make a list. I am shure we have some alread in to start with
    D
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2008
  4. SewingDiva

    SewingDiva Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, I totally see your point, and I completely agree with you too, but you might get further if you try not to present your platform in a manner that pits “city” people against “country” people. There must be at least one “city” person in your community who agrees with you and you’ll get much further with a coalition of diverse and like minded people than you will by doing an "us" against "them" position.

    Stick to the issues and avoid labels – labels just make people angry. We saw plenty of that right here on BYC during the presidential campaign!

    Just my 2 cents,
    Phyllis
     
  5. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Ok lets get going & save the flock.[​IMG]
     
  6. HeatherHillary

    HeatherHillary Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Well, I'm trying to change the bylaws in Surrey BC to allow normal city lot hens, and I have applied to the city council's agricultural advisory committee. Wish me luck.
     

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