We are writing in response to the article in the Wednesday, Aug. 2
Nevada Appeal "City Considers Loose Dogs in Mayor's Park." It is a shame
we had to read about it in the newspaper and that our community couldn't
have been notified of the impending vote and we could have appeared to
protest the vote.
As residents of Landmark's Southpointe, we are emphatically opposed to
usage of the park for dogs to run loose. We have lived here for three
years and try to take daily walks in the Mayor's Park area. There has
not been one time in our walking that we haven't seen dog feces in the
1. Dog owners that come to the park now with their dogs leashed are NOT
cleaning up after their animals.
2. So, if the dogs were allowed to run loose, I'll guarantee you that
their owners would not chase after them and clean up.
3. If Mayor's Park is known as a park where dogs can run loose, will the
park be overrun with animals?
4. What impact does this have on our area traffic, with people bringing
their dogs from all over the city to run in Mayor's Park?
5. How many dogs will know the boundaries of the park, and won't run into
the street and get killed?
6. Why not preserve the park with dogs on leashes and let the children's
soccer teams practice without having to worry about having their shoes
and clothing soiled with dog feces.
Thank you very much for your consideration in this matter and maintaining
the integrity of our neighborhood and the families living here.
RITA WOOD and FRANK WOOD