Jay waits to approve livestock ordinance

City will hold workshop Aug. 21 to discuss all its city ordinances

The first reading of a new livestock ordinance in Jay on the agenda Monday night didn't happen with Mayor Shon Moye saying the town needed to have a workshop to discuss ordinances, noting there were things the town of Jay could do better. The council set the workshop for 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 at city hall, prior to the 6 p.m. council meeting.

The agenda for Monday's meeting called to amend a 1973 ordinance dealing with livestock inside the city limits cutting the distance from 200 feet to 100 feet from another dwelling. However, the proposed ordinance said the term 'livestock or other animal'...