Commission of Animal Control and Welfare

 

Photo Collage of AnimalsThe Commission of Animal Control and Welfare is an advisory body that studies and makes recommendations regarding animals to the Board of Supervisors.  We work to ensure that our City government is aware of important animal issues, and to encouarage legislation, policies, and actions that promote animal welfare and increase public safety with respect to animals.  The Board, Mayor, and City Administrator are responsible for all final policy decisions and implementation.

 

Enacting Legislation - Health Code Sections 41.2 - 41.3 

In addition to any other powers and duties set forth in this Article, the Commission shall have the power and duty to:

  • Hold hearings and submit recommendations regarding animal control and welfare to the Board of Supervisors and the City Administrator; 
  • Study and recommend requirements for the maintenance of animals in public, private, and commercial care;
  • Work with the Tax Collector, the Director of the Animal Care and Control Department, and authorized licensing entities to develop and maintain dog licensing procedures and make recommendations on fees. 

The Commission shall render written reports of its activities that shall include recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, the Mayor, and the Chief Administrative Officer: 

  • for the development of policies and procedures which will further the objectives of animal welfare and control; 
  • of additional legislation deemed by the Commission to be necessary for animal welfare and control; 
  • of actions to be taken by any agency, board, officer of this City and County for the purposes of furthering the objectives of animal welfare and control. 

 

Commission meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month, except for December.


**Please plan to attend our June Commission meeting!**

Date: Thursday, June 9th

Time: 5:30PM

Commission meetings will continue to be held remotely.

To attend our June 9th meeting, please click here:    https://bit.ly/3MeoRfn

The agenda and supporting documents for the June 9th will be available on Monday evening, June 6th.

Earlier Commission Meetings:

To view a video of our May 12th Commission meeting, please click here.

   The agenda and supporting documents for the May 12th meeting can be viewed here.

To view a video of our April 14th Commission meeting, please click here.

   The agenda and supporting documents for the April 14th meeting can be viewed here.

To view a video of our March 10th Commission meeting, please click here.

   The agenda and supporting documents for the March 10th meeting can be viewed here.

To listen to a recording of our February 10th Commission meeting, please click here (audio only).

   The agenda and supporting documents for the February 10th meeting can be viewed here.

To view a video of our January 13th Commission meeting, please click here.

   The agenda and supporting documents for the January 13th meeting can be viewed here.

To view a video of our November 18th Commission meeting, please click here.

   The agenda and supporting documents for the November 18th meeting can be viewed here.

To view a video of our October 14th Commission meeting, please click here.

   The agenda, presentation and supporting documents for the October 14th meeting can be found here.


**Update – January 2022**

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