Kern County Animal Control Commission Special Meeting, October 23 at 6 p.m.

KERN COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL COMMISSION

October 23rd, 2013
A G E N D A

KERN COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES ANIMAL CONTROL COMMISSION
Public Health Department Building 1800 Mt. Vernon Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93307

**SPECIAL MEETING**
October 23rd, 2013 – 6:00 p.m.

The Animal Control Commission agenda is also available online at the Animal Control Commission website (www.co.kern.ca.us/rma/AnimalControlCommissionHome)

A. ROLL CALL: Ms. Anderson – Chairperson, Ms. Watchus – Commissioner, Ms. Madigan – Vice Chairperson, , Ms. Geary – Commissioner, Mr. Scrivner – Commissioner, Mr. Blackburn, Commissioner. Secretary/Staff: Shyanne Schull – Interim Director, Kern County Animal Services Bryan Walters – County Counsel

B. ITEMS CONTINUED FROM SPECIAL MEETING ON OCTOBER 14, 2013:

1. Whether County should receive City Animals, and whether there should be an exchange agreement between City and County. APPROVE RECOMMENDATION TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AS DRAFTED BY COUNTY COUNSEL.

2. How animals should be identified – by the location where the animal is found or by the residence reflected on the ID, utility bill, or proof of residency presented by the individual turning in an animal. APPROVE RECOMMENDATION TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AS DRAFTED BY COUNTY COUNSEL.

3. Whether Identification or proof of residency should be required to turn in an animal.

APPROVE RECOMMENDATION TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AS DRAFTED BY COUNTY COUNSEL.

All agenda item supporting documentation is available for public review in the office of the Public Health Department, 1800 Mt Vernon Avenue, 1st Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93306 during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, following the posting of the agenda. Any supporting documentation that relates to an agenda item for an open session of any regular meeting that is distributed after the agenda is posted and prior to the meeting will also be available for review at the same location. Please remember to turn off all cell phones, pagers or electronic devices during Commission meetings.

KERN COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL COMMISSION AGENDA Page 2 of 3 October 23rd, 2013 4. How county can address and respond to City’s lack of a TNR program.

APPROVE RECOMMENDATION TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AS DRAFTED BY COUNTY COUNSEL.

C. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS: This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Commission on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Commission. Commissioners may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Commission at a later meeting. Also, the Commission may act to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. Please state your name and address for the record before making your presentation. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES.

D. ADJOURNMENT: The next Animal Control Commission meeting is scheduled for: Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 ________________________________

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (Government Code Section 54953.2) Disabled individuals who need special assistance to attend or participate in a meeting of the Kern County Animal Control Commission may request assistance at the Department of Public Health, 1800 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Bakersfield or by calling 661/321-3000. Every effort will be made to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities by making meeting materials available in alternative formats. Requests for assistance should be made five (5) working days in advance wherever possible.

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