Kendall County Animal Control Committee met September 26.
Kendall County Animal Control Committee met Sept. 26.
Here is the minutes provided by the committee:
Call to Order – The meeting was called to order by Committee Chair Elizabeth Flowers at 8:30 a.m.
Others present: Scott Koeppel, Laura Pawson
Approval of Agenda – Motion made by Member Prochaska to approve the agenda, second by Member Cullick. With four members in agreement, the motion carried by a vote of 4-0.
Approval of Minutes – Motion made by Member Prochaska to approve the minutes from August 29, 2018, second by Member Cullick. With four members in agreement, the minutes were approved by a 4-0 vote.
Monthly Report – Laura Pawson reviewed the census report with the committee. Written report provided for August 2018.
Available Dogs for Adoption: 2
Available Cats for Adoption: 6 (5 Cats, 1 Kitten)
Bite Report – Total: 20 dogs, 1 cat
Visitors viewing animals – 80
Saturday, October 13th Pet Supplies Pet Adoption Event 11am – 2pm Tuesday, October 16th Volunteer Orientation 6pm-7:30pm
Weekly “Pet of the Week” ad in Shaw Media Newspaper
Operations Report – Written report provided. Director Pawson reported on the new kennel technician, and stated they are now fully staffed.
Ms. Pawson also reported on the ShelterPro software, and said that after research and discussion with other Animal Control facilities, she has determined that ShelterPro would not be an appropriate choice for Kendall County. Ms. Pawson will continue to research other options.
Discussion on potential adoption special offers and fees.
Accounting Report - Written report provided. Ms. Pawson reported they continue to send compliance violation letters, and that she has met with the State’s Attorney’s Office to discuss other options.
Old Business - None
New Business - None
Executive Session – Not needed
Action Items for the County Board - None
Public Comment – None
Adjournment – Member Prochaska made a motion to adjourn the meeting, second to the motion by Member Kellogg. With four members present in agreement, the meeting was adjourned at 8:49a.m.