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Nebraska: North Platte City Council to Vote TODAY on Repealing Banning Guns in Parks

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Today, September 18 at 7:30 p.m., the North Platte City Council will hold their third reading and final vote to repeal Section 93.05 of Ordinance No. 3852, which bans carrying firearms in North Platte’s city parks.

Changes to city ordinances must be approved three times.   On August 21, City Council Members voted 6-2 to repeal the ordinance.  A second reading and vote was held on September 4, where members voted 6-1 to repeal the ordinance.

The meeting today will provide the final opportunity for the City Council to examine this important repeal!

Please make plans to attend this scheduled meeting to encourage the North Platte City Council to repeal the ban on firearms in city parks!  The meeting will be held at 211 West Third Street, North Platte, NE 69101.

If you cannot attend this meeting in person, please contact members of the North Platte City Council and urge them to vote YES on this ordinance. Contact information for members can be found here.

To see the agenda for today’s City Council meeting please click here.

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