Feb 25, 2010 Elgin city council puts a tight leash on pit bulls

By Harry Hitzeman

Elgin residents who own pit bulls are in for a whole new set of rules come this summer if a city council majority holds.
"Something needs to be done," said Councilman John Prigge, who was joined by fellow council members Robert Gilliam, Mike Warren, and Mayor Ed Schock. "This is the best plan for Elgin and its safety. It treats the cause and effect. It targets the owner and punishes them for bad behavior."

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