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Deer linger near a back yard last year at the end of South Eighth Street. City residents have complained that the deer herd in the city has grown too large and is damaging their property. / Photo by Bruce Halmo/For Wisconsinoutdoorfun.com

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The Sheboygan Police Department will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at the Deland Park Community Center, 901 Broughton Drive, on thinning the deer herd that exists in the city.

Residents will be able to provide input on the number of deer in the city, the impact on residents, and thoughts regarding control of the deer population.

Officials also will share information regarding a recent deer population survey and the process for developing an Urban Wildlife Control Plan.

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North-side residents approached the city last year complaining that deer were doing damage to their shrubs, flower beds and gardens and demanding that action be taken to thin the herd.

Once the public hearings are complete, the Police Department will meet in July with the Department of Public Works to coordinate who will perform specific tasks and then present the plan to the Common Council in September to be voted on.

When a plan is approved by the council, the proposal will then be sent to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for further approval.

Police Chief Christopher Domagalski previously said any population control efforts would likely not occur until late this year or early next year.

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