As previously reported, an overreaching and problematic animal ordinance is under consideration by the Montgomery City Council. The City Council did not take action on the ordinance at its April 5, 2022, meeting, but may take it up at its next meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, 2022.
Because city offices will be closed tomorrow, Friday, April 15, the usual amount of time concerned residents have to contact officials is shortened. The American Kennel Club (AKC) encourages all concerned animal owners in Montgomery to contact city council members today to express opposition to the proposal as introduced.
Click here to view AKC’s 4/7/22 legislative alert that discusses several problematic sections of the proposed ordinance, as it was introduced.
Please note that the agenda for the April 19 City Council meeting has not yet been made available. It is possible that the ordinance has been or will be amended.
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
- Contact the mayor and city council members to respectfully state your concerns and opposition to the proposed animal ordinance.
- Request a copy of any amendments that have been made or that are proposed to be made to it. Ask your elected representative for this information or contact the City Clerk’s office at 334-625-2195.
- If amendments to the ordinance are forthcoming, ask city council members to provide time for constituents to fully review and discuss any amendments with their elected officials prior to a vote being held.
- Attend the City Council meeting on April 19, 2022 to voice opposition to problematic sections of the proposed ordinance. For additional meeting information and to learn how to sign up to be recognized to speak, contact the City Clerk’s office at 334-625-2195.
Mayor Steven L. Reed
City Council Members:
Brantley W. Lyons
Cell Phone: 334-557-4196
Cell phone: 334-721-6003
Cell Phone: 334-833-2079
Cornelius (CC) Calhoun
Cell Phone: 334-399-3360
Oronde K. Mitchell
Cell Phone: 334-221-5975
Cell Phone: 334-245-0874
Glen O. Pruitt, Jr.
Cell Phone: 334-300-3611
Charles W. Jinwright
For additional information, please contact AKC Government Relations at email@example.com or 919-816-3720.
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