City considers rat bounty

Jan 31, 2013 Full story: UPI 13

Officials in a Michigan city said they are considering a $5-per-rat bounty to help combat the local rodent problem.

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Michigan law

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#1 Feb 1, 2013
The city of SCS didnt invent this idea it has been on the books in Michigan.

Michigan
Code: B

Species: Rat; English Sparrow; Starling; Crow

Amount: Rat (any black, brown, grey, or Norway rats commonly known as the house rat, barn rat or wharf rat): 10 cents; English Sparrow: 2 cents; Starling: 3 cents; Crow: 10 cents

Summary: Every person being an inhabitant of this state who shall kill any black, brown, grey, or Norway rats commonly known as the house rat, barn rat or wharf rat in any organized township, village or city in this state, shall be entitled to receive a bounty when presenting the animals (or their heads, in the case of rats) to the clerk of the township, village or city.... when presenting the animals (or their heads, in the case of rats) to the clerk of the township, village or city.
Michigan law

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#2 Feb 1, 2013
Look at the laws the state wants to get rid of and paying for rats is one of them.

http://www.cm-life.com/2000/02/04/outdatedlaw...
Michigan law

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#3 Feb 1, 2013
not anymore

Grosse Pointe, MI

#4 Feb 1, 2013
It was repealed in 2000.
not anymore

Grosse Pointe, MI

#6 Feb 2, 2013
They said it several times at the meeting and you can look it up.
tom tom

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#7 Feb 2, 2013
show me the money, rat farm?
Lighten up

Fraser, MI

#8 Feb 2, 2013
What became of the Hawk or Falcon proposal to destroy rats that SCS council discussed a few years ago?
DNR

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#9 Feb 2, 2013
Lighten up wrote:
What became of the Hawk or Falcon proposal to destroy rats that SCS council discussed a few years ago?
They ate the dead rats LSI poisoned and died
Giving head

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#10 Feb 2, 2013
Michigan law wrote:
The city of SCS didnt invent this idea it has been on the books in Michigan.
Michigan
Code: B
Species: Rat; English Sparrow; Starling; Crow
Amount: Rat (any black, brown, grey, or Norway rats commonly known as the house rat, barn rat or wharf rat): 10 cents; English Sparrow: 2 cents; Starling: 3 cents; Crow: 10 cents
Summary: Every person being an inhabitant of this state who shall kill any black, brown, grey, or Norway rats commonly known as the house rat, barn rat or wharf rat in any organized township, village or city in this state, shall be entitled to receive a bounty when presenting the animals (or their heads, in the case of rats) to the clerk of the township, village or city.... when presenting the animals (or their heads, in the case of rats) to the clerk of the township, village or city.
5 bucks is better than 10 cents
Morehead

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#11 Feb 5, 2013
Michigan law wrote:
The city of SCS didnt invent this idea it has been on the books in Michigan.
Michigan
Code: B
Species: Rat; English Sparrow; Starling; Crow
Amount: Rat (any black, brown, grey, or Norway rats commonly known as the house rat, barn rat or wharf rat): 10 cents; English Sparrow: 2 cents; Starling: 3 cents; Crow: 10 cents
Summary: Every person being an inhabitant of this state who shall kill any black, brown, grey, or Norway rats commonly known as the house rat, barn rat or wharf rat in any organized township, village or city in this state, shall be entitled to receive a bounty when presenting the animals (or their heads, in the case of rats) to the clerk of the township, village or city.... when presenting the animals (or their heads, in the case of rats) to the clerk of the township, village or city.
The city clerk ?
Didnt they have dog catchers when this law was passed?
deu

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#12 Feb 7, 2013
not a news expert

United States

#13 Feb 7, 2013
So in the Macomb Daily Vitale blows off the city getting bad press on the Drudge Report because it also picked up a story about a "gay dog"? Therefore it is not a good news source to him.

Does Vitale not realize the Drudge Report gets ONE BILLION hits a month????
rat boy

Saint Clair Shores, MI

#16 Feb 8, 2013
had rat farm sell to scs hoping to get rich ... what a bumber

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