Essex County Virginia

Animal Control Advisory Commission

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Essex County Animal Control Advisory Commission

Purpose of the Commission:
The Essex County Animal Control Advisory Commission acts in an advisory capacity and reports to the County Administrator in the review and development of rules, regulations and ordinances for the care and control of animals within the County; studies and makes recommendations regarding the acquisition and provision of services and facilities for the care and control of animals by the County.

Major Commission Activities:
The commission takes part in many issues related to animals; addressing the health, welfare and safety of animals and people in our community. Some of the principal matters the commission will focus on include, but not limited to:
Strategic planning for the animal care and control services program
Increasing animals adopted, claimed, and rescued
expanding public education on spay and neuter of pets and importance of regular visits to the vet
Reviewing and making recommendations on ordinances related to animals
Fundraising
Volunteer program

Commission Meetings:
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. A copy of the minutes will be given to the Board of Supervisors.
                       
Member Name  First Appointed    Term Expires 
Kelly Cooke   03/10/2015    12/31/2018
Emerson Hughes 12/09/2014    12/31/2018 
Donna Dennis   03/15/2017   12/31/2018
Ginvera L. Wolfinger   05/05/2015   12/31/2018 
Prue Davis   Board Representative    


 
Animal Control Advisory Commission Documents