Ordinance #6: Livestock at Large (and Amendment)
AN ORDINANCE TO REGULATE THE RUNNING AT LARGE OF STOCK WITHIN THE LIMITS OF SAID VILLAGE.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Chairman and Board of the Village of Georgetown, Idaho.
That it shall be unlawful for any cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats, hogs, or live- stock of any kind to be running at large, without a driver, herder or attendant at anytime during the day or night within the corporate limits of said Village of Georgetown in the County of Bear Lake and State of Idaho, and such loose stock forthwith be impounded by the Village police and released only up payment by the owner thereof of all damages done by such animals together with the costs of impounding, which shall be 50 cents each, and keeping of such animals, which shall be 25 cents a day for each horse or mule; if not so redeemed within three days after confinement, shall be sold at public auction after advertisement by posting notices of sale in three public places within the Village for 10 days, and all proceeds from such sale or sales, after paying the said damages and accrued costs, shall be refunded to the owner of such animals on demand.
Provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent or to interfere with the passing of stock to and from the range in the summer months or to and from water at anytime when attended by a herder or driver; but any such livestock loose and at large otherwise than as hereby permitted within said Village shall be taken and deemed as trespassing and disposed of as hereinto fore provided.
Unsigned: not dated
AMENDMENT ORDINANCE #6
RELATING TO THE AMENDMENT OF ORDINANCE #6 OF THE VILLAGE OF GEORGETOWN, IDAHO.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Chairman and Village Board that the Ordinance #6 be amended to read as follows, to-wit:
That it shall be unlawful for any cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats, hogs or fowls to be running at large at anytime during the day or night without a driver, herder or attendant or without proper means of controlling such livestock or fowls so as to trespass.
Livestock or foals found in violation of this amended ordinance shall be impounded by the Village marshal and released only upon payment by the owner all damages done by such livestock or fowls together with costs of impounding which shall be 50 cents ($.50) per head for livestock and fifteen cents ($.15) for fowls. For maintenance as follows an allowance shall be made;
Twenty-five cents ($.25) per head per day for all cattle, horses, mules.
Ten cents ($.10) per day for each head of goats, sheep or hogs.
And five cents ($.05) per head per day for fowls.
Passed this 21 day of November 1936
Signed: Lewis Munk, Chairman
AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE #6
AN AMENDMENT TO CLARIFY ORDINANCE NUMBER SIX AND ALL SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENTS THERETO OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, IDAHO.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Georgetown that Ordinance #6 be amended to read as follows:
That it shall be unlawful for any cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats, horses, fowl or livestock of any kind to be permitted to run at large at anytime during the day or night without a driver, herder or attendant, or without proper means of control of such livestock so as to prevent any trespass, or to permit any livestock to be staked or tethered in any manner upon the streets of said City for the purpose of grazing or feeding in any manner.
Any such livestock as listed above found in violation of the amended ordinance shall be impounded by the City and released only upon payment by the owner of all damages done by such livestock or fowl, together with the cost of impounding such stock which shall be $5.00 per head. An additional cost for maintenance shall be paid as follows:
$2.50 per head per day for all cattle, horses and mules;
$1.25 per day for each head of goats, sheep or horses;
$.50 per day per head of fowl.
Passed this 12 day of December 1968.
Signed: W. W. Hayes, Mayor