Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ordinance addresses responsibility towards animals

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The first reading of an ordinance amending the city code regarding animals to spell out and clarify the city’s and individuals’ responsibility towards animals was passed by the city council last week but not unanimously. A few council memebrs had concerns over some codes.
Councilwomen Leslie Johns and Joni Giacomino voted nay on the “Notice of Intent to Adopt Ordinance 0-19-05; amending the City Code, Chapter 6, Animals, and providing for repeal and severability.”
They voiced concerns with the ordinance include enforcing the limit on the number of cats a person can have, feeding and harboring feral animals, a full story (e-subscribers only)

Bisbee Vogue donates to local organizations

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Bisbee Vogue Inc. donated proceeds from its 29th annual Bisbee 1000 stair climb held in October to local organizations that assisted with the event, as well as organizations that promote health and wellness in the community.
On Monday morning Bisbee Vogue board members presented checks to City Manager Theresa Coleman for the Bisbee police and fire departments for their support during the stair climb. Board president and event founder Cynthia Conroy said police and fire personnel are very important to the event and assist with the command center, provide traffic control and stay on standby for emergencies.
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