TERRYTOWN, Neb. (AP) - Terrytown council members have decided to put off indefinitely a proposed ordinance that would have barred anyone from feeding geese, other waterfowl or other wild critters inside city limits. The council had scheduled a third and final reading and vote last week. But City Attorney Libby Stobel told the council Thursday that the proposal conflicts with a proposed zoning change that would allow residents to keep up to eight hens, either chickens, ducks or turkeys.
According to the Scottsbluff Star-Herald, Stobel said the proposed ordinance defines ducks as waterfowl, so if the proposal were to pass, people would be allowed to own ducks but not feed them.
Stobel recommended that before more discussion, council members should determine whether the ordinance was worth pursuing. They voted 4-0 to stop further consideration of the measure.