Flagstaff solicits comment on wildlife feeding ban

Posted: Updated:
By Sarah Blais By Sarah Blais

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Residents of Flagstaff are being asked to weigh in on whether to ban the feeding of deer and other animals that wander into the city.

A public meeting is scheduled for Monday evening at the Arizona Game and Fish Department office in Flagstaff.

The mayor has said that a neighborhood association complained about a resident leaving out food for elk and deer on his property.

The original draft of the ordinance would subject residents who violate the ban to jail time after the fourth offense.

© 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.