Animal Control Program Advisory Board
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Resolution No. 90-367, dated June 12, 1990; bylaws reorganized on April 30, 2002, Resolution No. 02-165.
The Board consists of nine members. Each Supervisor appoints one member, and the Director of Health appoints four members. The membership should include representatives from the following professions:
Pet owner associations and clubs;
Kennel and pet shop operators and;
Ex-officio members shall include Representatives of:
Chief Animal Control Officer;
Monterey Superior Court; and
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Monterey County, Inc.
The terms of office of members are 3 years commencing on the first of July, with staggered terms, so that one-third of the members’ terms expire July 1 of each year.
Qualifications & Functions:
The Advisory Board will review and analyze Title 8 of the Monterey County Code (Animal Control); review and evaluate the animal control program needs, services, facilities, and budget; advise and assist in public information and public relations activities of the County Animal Control Program; and report its findings and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors through the Director of Health.
Meeting Date, Time, and Place:
The Board shall establish a regular meeting date and time, which shall not be less than quarterly.
Ricardo Encarnacion- Health Dept. 755-4542
|5||David A. Alexander||07-19-16||07-01-19|
Health Director's At large Appointments
|At-Large- Education Community
|At-Large - Citizen Representative
|At-Large Veterinary Professional
|| Frank Kocher, DVM
|Ex-Officio Chief Animal Control Officer||Dr. Caroline Kennedy||N/A|
|Ex-Officio Sheriff||Stephen Bernal||N/A|
|Ex-Officio Agricultural Commissioner||Eric Laurizen||N/A|
|Ex-Officio Superior Court||Vacant||N/A|
Updated 10-03-17 dh