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August 17, 2013

City takes on dog ordinances

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The ordinance also adds it is "unlawful for any person to taunt, torment,l tease, beat, strike or administer or subject any desensitizing drugs, chemicals or substance to a dog used by a law enforcement officer" or to interfere with a K-9 and its handler.

In other business, the council will:

Discuss bid results for the demolition of 10 dangerous and dilapidated buildings and the bid results for painting of the Times Square Mall Water Tower;

Hear a request to seek bids for the Wayfinding Program;

Hold a second reading on amendments to the West Side TIF plan;

Hold a first reading on an ordinance to amend the number of liquor licenses;

Discuss a resolution to approve an ITEP grant application for a bike trail on Veterans Memorial Drive from 28th Street to 10th Street; and

Appoint Chris Mendenall to the Police Pension Board to replace Curt Mowrer.

The council will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the Rolland W. Lewis Community Building at Veterans Park.

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