Syracuse denies urban chickens

SYRACUSE – Syracuse Mayor Deb Dettmer broke a city council tie Wednesday against an ordinance that would allow chickens and other fowl within city limits.

The  mayor joined city councilmen Jerry Werner and Orville Gigstad to vote against the proposed ordinance. Council members Laramie Werner and Wes Halvorsen voted in favor.

The ordinance, which was proposed by resident Randy Dunster, was killed on first reading.