COLUMBUS, Ind. — The Columbus City Council tonight tabled a final vote until October on a proposed ban on chickens as pets within city limits.

A 10-member committee of city residents — five in support and five against — will be formed to study the issue along with two council members, who have yet to be named.

The committee will bring a proposal for a compromise to the council in October.

This story will be updated, and please look for more details in Thursday’s edition of The Republic.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.