Ordinance No. 2014-15 | An Ordinance Regulating the Discharge of Firearms

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TOWN OF BREITUNG

Ordinance 2014 – 15

An Ordinance Regulating the Discharge of Firearms

No person shall engage in hunting or shoot or discharge any firearm, air rifle, pellet gun, crossbow, bow, or any other weapon within the platted residential area of the Town of Breitung except as follows:

  1. Persons duly authorized to act as law enforcement officers, or members of the military forces of the United States or State of Minnesota in the discharge of their duties.
  2. For the destruction of animals, birds, or reptiles which are diseased, injured, dangerous, or causing destruction to property by persons specifically authorized to do so by law enforcement.
  3. Persons engaged in target shooting with bows and arrows, provided that such target shooting occurs at least two hundred feet (200’) from any land or building not owned by that landowner and that no one is endangered.
  4. Persons engaged in target shooting in an area designated by the Town of Breitung Board, specifically the Town of Breitung gravel pit on Thompson Farm Road, provided that such target practice is done on a day and/or time when the Soudan Transfer Station is not open, when the gravel pit is not in active use by Breitung Public Works and/or another commercial company, during daylight hours, and with prior notice to the Breitung Clerk’s Office and/or Breitung Police Department.
  5. Persons have met all other requirements under Minnesota Law for hunting, shooting and discharging of firearms.

Violation of the terms and provisions of this ordinance shall constitute a misdemeanor.

The Ordinance Regulation the Discharge of Firearms was adopted by the Town Board of Breitung on 26 day of August, 2014

Ayes:

Chairman

Supervisor

Supervisor

Nayes:

None

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Chairman

Attest:

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Clerk

 

 

 

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Organizational Chart | March 2016

Timothy S. Tomsich
Supervisor – Chairman
chairman@breitungtownship.org
March 1980- March 2019

Charles J. Tekautz
Supervisor – Vice Chairman
supervisor1@breitungtownship.org
March 2006- March 2018

Greg Dostert
Supervisor
supervisor2@breitungtownship.org
March 2014- March 2017

Valeda (Polly) McDonald
Clerk
clerk@breitungtownship.org
March 2012- March 2018

Jorgine Gornick
Treasurer
breitung@breitungtownship.org
March 1995- March 2017

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