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File #: 21-0193    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution-Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/27/2021 In control: County Counsel
On agenda: 2/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Resolution Setting the Dog Licensing Period for Dogs Licensed in Mendocino County; and Introduction and Waive Reading of Ordinance Amending Title 10 of Mendocino County Code Regarding Animals, Reducing Dog License Renewal Period to Thirty Days (Sponsors: Animal Care and County Counsel)
Sponsors: County Counsel
Attachments: 1. Resolution 21-014, 2. Ordinance - Clean, 3. Ordinance - Redline, 4. Resolution, 5. Ordinance Summary

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Animal Care and County Counsel
MEETING DATE: February 9, 2021





DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Fernando Reyes
PHONE:
234-6885
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Richard Molinari
PHONE:
671-4128


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 30 min.


AGENDA TITLE:
title
Discussion and Possible Action Including Adoption of Resolution Setting the Dog Licensing Period for Dogs Licensed in Mendocino County; and Introduction and Waive Reading of Ordinance Amending Title 10 of Mendocino County Code Regarding Animals, Reducing Dog License Renewal Period to Thirty Days
(Sponsors: Animal Care and County Counsel)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Adopt Resolution setting the dog licensing period for dogs licensed in Mendocino County; Introduce and waive reading of Ordinance Amending Title 10 of Mendocino County Code Regarding Animals, reducing dog license renewal period to thirty days; and authorize Chair to sign same.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
Title 10 of the Mendocino County Code was amended previously by Ordinance Number 4421 on December 18, 2018.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The proposed ordinance would amend Title 10 of the Mendocino County Code, including adding section 10.16.020 addressing Veterinarian Reporting Requirements. Proposed amendments include adding language to Title 10 that requires all Veterinarians practicing or located within Mendocino County to submit a copy of all rabies certificates issued to Animal Care Services via U.S. Postal mail or electronically in an agreed upon reporting format. The approval of the ordinance will enhance the rabies control recording system by giving Animal Care Services immediate access to owned animals' rabies vaccination records that may be needed in a public health emergency / rabies outbreak.

The proposed ordinance would also amend Title 10 Section 10.12.10 regarding dog licenses. The proposed amendment would reduce the time within which dog licens...

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