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 Animal Services
On February 9, 2020 at 3pm


NOTE: This meeting will be virtual on google meets. Please contact
Doug.frye@mesacounty.us to be added to to meeting list for access

Call meeting to Order/Introductions- Doug
Meetings to be held quarterly on Second Tuesday at 3pm

Elect Chairperson of Advisory Board for 2021

Department Briefing

  • Staffing
  • Data 2020
  • Contracts


New Business:
Pending Animal Legislation

  • Social Conscious Sheltering
  • Circus Bill
  • Animal Advocate Bill
  • Consumer Protection Bill - Pet Stores

Unscheduled Business:

  • Public Comment

Adjourn

Advisory Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes will be available here