Commissioners to handle a full agenda tonight.
When Royal Oak's City Commission meets today at 7:30 p.m. on the third floor of City Hall it will consider a long list of issues. Highlights include: A full agenda and supporting documents can be found on the city's website.
City officials flesh out ideas for reducing the number dog attacks.
In an attempt to reduce the number of "dangerous" dog incidents, the Royal Oak City Commission is looking at putting some teeth into the city's dog ordinance. Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Capello, a longtime volunteer of the Royal Oak Animal Shelter, outlined a list of recommendations Monday night aimed at protecting citizens and domestic animals from dogs that owners fail to control. Capello said she received a flurry of emails from residents after police reported shooting two pit bulls attacking a smaller dog in the 600 block of Amelia in mid-December. The owner of the pit bulls was issued several ordinance violations. The dog that was attacked did not survive. "There is a great deal of concern within the community, especially from people …