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[April 01, 2014]  Below is a copy of the minutes from the Feb. 18 meeting of the Logan County Board Animal Control Committee.

Animal Control Committee
Blue Room – Logan County Safety Complex
February 18, 2014

Present: Kevin Bateman; Andy Anderson; Bill Martin; Dave Hepler; Jan Schumacher

Absent: Chuck Ruben

Guests: Pamela Meagher; Julie Parker

Mr. Bateman called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.

A motion was made by Mr. Hepler, seconded by Mr. Martin to approve the minutes from January 8, 2014 as printed. Motion passed.

Old Business:

1. None

New Business:

1. Right-of-way for railroad: Mr. Bateman reported the state needs to obtain a portion of the Animal Control property to meet requirements for the high speed rail project. In return, the County will receive approximately $1000.00. There will be a fence installed and approximately six to eight feet of space will remain between the high speed rail fence and the dog fence. A motion was made by Mr. Hepler, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to approve the right-of-way agreement. Motion passed.

2. Hours of operation: Mrs. Parker has maintained records of visitors to the Animal Control facility and it shows there are very few visitors on Wednesday nights. It was suggested the office begin closing at 4:30 on Wednesdays and extend Saturday hours until 3:00 p.m. A motion was made by Mr. Martin, seconded by Mrs. Schumacher, to begin closing on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. on February 26th and change closing time to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday beginning on March 1st. Motion passed.

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Administrator/Warden’s report: Mr. Tierney will be retiring on May 15th. The committee agreed to advertise for the opening and review applications/resumes in March. Nothing further to report.

Budget: No concerns.

A motion was made by Mr. Hepler, seconded by Mr. Anderson, to pay the bills as presented for payment. Motion passed.

A motion was made by Mr. Anderson, seconded by Mr. Hepler, to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 7:10 pm.

(See PDF version.)

[Text copied from minutes from Logan County Board website]


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