The future of carriage rides in Charleston will be discussed again today at a city council meeting.
Council will review the second reading of a proposal that would lower the heat limit for horse-drawn carriages. The proposal means carriage animals could be pulled from service when temperatures reach 95 degrees or a heat index of 110.
Right now, the threshold is 98 degrees.
At a March 15 meeting, a majority of Charleston City Council agreed to lower the temperature limit for working animals.
The proposal comes from a special committee formed last summer. It will need to pass three readings with a majority vote to become official.
Tonight's meeting will begin at 5 p.m. at the James Island Recreation Complex.