NORMAL – BloNo residents will have a chance to speak their mind on a proposal for allowing backyard chickens, as pets and egg production, in Normal. A public commission hearing on the issue is scheduled for 5 pm, June 9th, at the Normal City Hall.
Mike Sebald of BloNo Backyard Chickens presented on the proposal May 2nd, explaining the benefits of local food sustainability that is promoted by the proposal. BloNo Backyard Chickens is encouraging everyone in support of the proposal to attend the hearing and make that support known to the city council.
For more information on the local backyard chicken movement, check out the previous Just BloNo article and video of Mike Sebald’s presentation and an article featuring Mike Sebald in the AgriNews Online.
More information can also be found on the BloNo Backyard Chickens facebook page.