BSL ALERT: New Bedford, MA

City Councilwoman Debora Coehlo has once again proposed an ordinance that would regulate the ownership of “pit bulls” in New Bedford, MA. She previously proposed a similar ordinance in June 2010. At the April 14, 2011 council meeting, Coelho filed a motion requesting two council subcommittees look into a breed-specific pit bull ordinance.

Please send your POLITE, RESPECTFUL and INFORMATIVE letters to the New Bedford city officials listed below. Please also send viable alternatives and suggestions for their consideration.

The next city council meeting is April 28, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held at City Council Chambers, 133 William Street, Room 214.

E-mail contact information is not available for all the city council members. You may forward your correspondence to the city clerk with a polite request to distribute to the mayor and council members.

City Clerk, Rita Aruda
Rita.Arruda@ newbedford- ma.gov
New Bedford City Hall
133 William Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel:508. 979.1400
Fax:508. 991.6148

Mayor Scott Lang
Scott.Lang@newbedfo rd-ma.gov

City Council:
Jane.Gonsalves@ newbedford- ma.gov,Linda.Morad@ newbedford- ma.gov,Steve.Martins@ newbedford- ma.gov ,joseph.lopes@ newbedford- ma.gov,Councilor@DaveAlves .com

April 24, 2011 article:
Should there be pit bull-specific rules for New Bedford?

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