Committee to Discuss Elephant Ban in Closed Session

The Dane County Public Works and Transportation Committee will meet in closed session to discuss the next step on an amendment prohibiting the use of elephants for amusement or entertainment.

No public comment will be taken however the committee may ask questions of the public.

Please call or write to members of the Committee urging them to support this ban. Always include your name and address. For information or talking points visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to read the most common questions about the use of elephants in circuses and what a ban would mean to Dane County.

Matt Veldran, Committee Chair, (608) 235-8369
Chuck Erickson, (608)212-8753
Dave Ripp 608/849-7643
Bob Salov 608/423-4358
Robin Schmidt 221-0514

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
5:30 p.m.
Exhibition Hall-Monona Room
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way

Meeting agenda here.

Watch excellent ABC News footage of elephants in the wild and circuses.


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