Advisory Board

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Advisory Board Members

The Advisory Board of Animal Services consists of six (6) members. One member shall be a Mesa County Veterinarian, who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Mesa County Board of County Commissioneers. One member shall be the Mesa County Director of Public Health or designee. One member shall be a designated representative of the Mesa County Board of County Commissioners. One member shall be the Mesa County Sheriff or designee. One member shall be the Grand Junditon Police Chief or designee. One member shall be a non-voting citizen representative who shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Mesa County Board of County Commissioners. the Mesa County District Attorney or designee and the city Attorney or designee shall serve as legal advisors to the Board.

Members shall be appointed for a term of two (2) years, except that any vacancy occurring during a term shall be filled for the unexpired term. A member shall hold office until a successor has been appointed.

Functions of the Board

The Board shall provide financial and budgetary input regarding operations of Animal Services.

They act in an advisory capacity to Animal Services.

Study and make recommendations on the operation of Animal Services.

Study and make recommendations relating to Animal Services issues that may arise.

Hold a regular, advertised meeting at least once each calendar quarter.

Quarterly Meetings

Advisory Board meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the 2nd month of each quarter.

Advisory Board Meeting Agendas

Advisory Board Agenda and Notice of Meeting
At Mesa County Old Courthouse
On Tuesday February 8, 2021 at 3pm

 

Notice of Meeting

  • There will be a meeting of the Mesa County Animal Services Advisory Board
    on Tuesday February 8, 2022 at 3pm

  • The meeting will be held at:

    Mesa County Old Courthouse
    3rct floor Annex Training Room A
    544 Rood Ave
    Grand Junction, Co 81501

 

Call to Order & Introductions - Cheryl Thomas, Board Chairperson

- Introduction of Cmdr. Baker from GJPD (replacing Cmdr. Moore)
- Department Briefing
- Staffing
- Municipal Contracts
- Local Law Enforcement Quarterly Feedback

Up Date on results of "Henri" jury trial/sentencing

New Business:

1.) Update on evaluation of the benefits of splitting the animal services shelter
and enforcement to a local non-profit animal welfare organization to manage
the shelter. - Matt Sullivan
2.) Distribute updated "White Paper" regarding shelter operations being
managed by another agency.- Doug Frye


Unscheduled Business:

- Advisory Board Members
- Public Comment (Public given opportunity to present information to the Board.
Board is not obligated to provide discussion or debate)

See Agenda PDF

Advisory Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes will be available here