Indianapolis, Indy Council Fails To Override Veto On Firearm Approval December 16, 2014 Indiana

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Indianapolis, Indy Council Fails To Override Veto On Firearm ApprovalDecember 16, 2014 Indiana, Indiana Public Media
... The Indianapolis City-County Council failed to override a mayoral veto on the issue of firing guns in parks for the purpose of deer culls... needed 20 votes ... a 16-13 vote...
      Ballard vetoes council in deer-hunt flap December 13, 2014 Indiana, Pal-item.com
... Mayor Greg Ballard has vetoed an ordinance that would have made it much more difficult for city officials to approve a deer hunt in city parks... “Public engagement is the most important thing public officials can do,” Council Vice President John Barth said Friday. “That really didn’t happen.” ...
     Ballard vetoes deer hunt ordinanceDecember 12, 2014 Indiana, WISH-TV
... Mayor Greg Ballard vetoed a proposed ordinance that would give the City-County Council voting power on deer management programs in city parks.... “This proposed ordinance needlessly politicizes the sometimes difficult decisions ...
     Ballard vetoes council in deer-hunt flap December 12, 2014 Indiana, Indianapolis Star
...  [ordinance] drafted in response to concerns that the Eagle Creek hunt was pushed forward by the mayor’s office and parks board without adequate public comment and notification. They also expressed doubts that the hunt was biologically needed...


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