The Ketchikan Gateway Borough is soliciting for two ad hoc Animal Protection Committee members for citizen-at-large seats.

Completed applications must be submitted to the Borough Clerk’s office no later than 5:00 p.m. November 15, 2012. Appointments to the ad hoc committee will be confirmed by the Borough Assembly on December 3, 2012.

The special purpose of the ad-hoc committee is to:

  1. Provide recommendation for a plan for identification of existing Animal Protection Department issues, identify the steps needed for addressing the issues, and develop a budget to address the issues
  2. Provide recommendation on need for increased code enforcement actions, such as animal establishment permitted facility inspections, and follow up actions on complaints
  3. Develop policy on timeline for animal retention
  4. Develop policy on timeline for animal euthanasia
  5. Provide recommendations on whether to separate code enforcement actions from animal shelter actions, and whether to form an agreement/partnership with a private entity for the purpose of animal shelter services
  6. Determine whether a new Borough Animal Protection facility is needed

Committee applications are available on the Borough website and at the Borough Clerk’s office.

On the Web:

Download the Ad Hoc Animal Protection Committee Borough Citizen-At-Large Application (pdf)


On the Web:

Animal Protection


Published October 04, 2012

Office of the Borough Clerk      228-6605      1900 First Avenue, Ste 115