Recently, I contacted Council Member Elizabeth Glidden about concerns regarding un-leashed dogs around Lake Harriet and the surrounding neighborhoods. She immediately responded to me, forwarding my email to a number of our public servants, including Chief Jason Ohotto of the Park Police, Jayne Miller of the Mpls Park and Rec Board, Brad Bourn, and other leaders.
All took my concerns seriously and responded with a plan of action within just days. I am so grateful to live in a city with leaders who care as deeply about our neighborhoods as we all do.
And, to those of you who somehow believe that you are exempt from the 6-foot leash law, please take note that extra patrols are out. I would encourage you to use the dog parks if you would like your dog to be off-leash.