Posted in Keep Cape Safe on September 25, 2012
Cape Friends of Wildlife will meet at 6:30 pm September 27, in the Penzel Room of the Cape Girardeau Public Library.
We have won a battle against hunting in the city but not the war.
The Cape Girardeau City Council, after only one meeting in September will have an emergency vote October 1 to repeal their bow hunting ordinance or have an election.
The problem is:
According to Cape Girardeau’s charter, the city council, “… shall meet regularly at least twice each month.”. Instead, they opted to cancel the second meeting on September and go to Osage Beach and make this vote, “an emergency.”
The fact is, it will take five votes to repeal in an “emergency” vote vs. the usual four.
Why an emergency?
Is this legal? Is it right ?
Why would they not meet twice in September as required by law?
Are they not once again manipulating the vote?
Unlike their slapdash approach, we have reasons, we have alternatives, we have plans.