Feeding deer officially banned in Havre
Last updated 1/5/2021 at 11:33am
The Havre City Council unanimously passed a number of resolutions and ordinances at its monthly meeting Monday evening, including the second reading of an ordinance banning feeding deer inside city limits.
Havre Mayor Tim Solomon requested the creation of the ordinance back in August as more and more deer were being spotted in the city, drawn by the promise of food.
Solomon said feeding wildlife like deer is illegal statewide, but he wanted it in city ordinance as part of an effort to educate people about the problems that come with feeding deer in the city, as well as making it easier to...