Friday, September 28, 2012
The two cities are making steps on an ordinance that would allow bow hunting for deer on private property.
The City of Town and Country and Manchester have had issues of their own, with Town and Country even putting a deer management plan in place. Now, the cities of Ballwin and Ellisville are working together on a new ordinance as an effort to mitigate deer control and allow bow hunting for deer on private property. In Ellisville's draft of the legislation, the ordinance would permit licensed bow hunters to hunt during deer season after notifying the police department and with permission of the property owner. The private property must be three acres or larger. Ellisville City Manager Kevin Bookout said the biggest difference between Ellisville's ordinance and Ballwin's would be the minimum property size: Ellisville with a minimum of three …
Monday, June 27, 2011
A deer management update is scheduled to be presented to the Town and Country Board of Aldermen Monday night.
The Town and Country Board of Aldermen meets Monday night. Among other issues the board will address, a deer management update is scheduled to be presented to the board in the work session prior to the meeting. (Read Previous Story: Town and Country Explores Bowhunting for Deer Management) For more details on Monday night's meeting, view the above agenda and supporting documents. Town and Country - Manchester Patch will attend Monday night's meeting. Check back Tuesday for any updates.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Although the Town and Country Board of Aldermen agenda was a brief one Monday, the meeting began with residents once again speaking out about the city's consideration of bow hunting as one option for deer management.
Although Monday's agenda was brief, the Town and Country Board of Aldermen meeting began with residents speaking out about the city's consideration of bow hunting as one option for deer management. Residents shared statistics and stories as they expressed their opposition to the proposal. (Read Previous Story: Town and Country Explores Bowhunting for Deer Management) Aldermen Phil Behnen, Fred Meyland-Smith and Mayor Jon Dalton reminded residents that an official proposal has not been brought before the board of aldermen for consideration yet. Dalton said they do expect to see and discuss a plan, but right now the idea is in a preliminary investigation and the residents' comments are appreciated as information is collected. Alderman Al …