City of Cape Girardeau Limited Bow Hunting to Manage Population
2/15 Council Meeting ONLINE ONLY. A managed deer bow hunt in a few natural areas in northeast Cape has been proposed. Staff researched the issue in 2011, Council passed an ordinance in 2012, but when put to a vote of the people (by a citizen-driven referendum petition) in 2013 it was defeated 1,486 votes to 1,278. The Council is anticipated to pass an ordinance Feb. 15 with input from residents.