Board of Animal Appeals

The Board meets when there is an appeal filed with the Mayors Office, meetings are held in the Council Chambers.  Three members consisting of a licensed vet, non-pet owner, and pet owner serve 3 year terms and are appointed by the Mayor with approval from the City Council.

Specific Powers and Duties:

Has jurisdiction to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in the finding of the City Animal Warden in declaring dogs or cats to be dangerous or vicious.

Board Member                                                   Term Expires

Dr. Michael Bottorff, Chair                              December 31, 2014
Phyllis Michaelson                                          December 31, 2014
Linda Welch                                                    December 31, 2014
Dr. Kim Guggisberg                                        December 31, 2014

Anyone wishing to apply for this board may contact the Mayors Office at 573-7144 or print off an application form located under the related pages tab.

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