Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Circus Bill Heads To Council.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Councilor Seeks Ban On Exotic Animals

A renewed proposal to restrict exotic animal performances in Santa Fe that failed in committee will go before the City Council anyway, its sponsor said.

Councilor Frank Montano said Tuesday his proposal, which would more heavily restrict traveling circuses that come to Santa Fe, will go forward following the Public Safety Committee's recommendation for denial.

It's the second motion Montano has put forward in recent months. The first was also panned in November by the safety committee. Most committees in City Hall have no actual power but instead make recommendations on matters pending before the council. …

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