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File #: 19-1236    Version: 1 Name: County of Los Angeles Animal Control and Care Services
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 5/1/2019 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/10/2019 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of a Five-Year Agreement with the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control for Animal Field and Shelter Services for the Term July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024.
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CC - Approval of a Five-Year Agreement with the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control for Animal Field and Shelter Services for the Term July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024.

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Meeting Date: June 10, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: Lieutenant Leon Lopez/Police Department

Phone Number: (310) 253-6251

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No []

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/05/19);

Department Approval: Scott Bixby, Police Chief (05/02/19)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve a five-year agreement with the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control for animal field and shelter services for the term July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control (CLADACC) provides supplemental animal field and shelter services on a per-call basis when necessary for the City during off hours when the City's Animal Services Officer, who is a civilian employee of the Culver City Police Department (CCPD), is not on duty (after hours, weekends, vacations, etc.), and handles animal facility licensing and inspections. Currently, the City provides 40 hours of Animal Services coverage, with supplemental off-hours field services and sheltering provided by the County.

While the majority of field services are provided by the Culver City Animal Services Officer, from time to time the need for off-hour services arises. Additionally, every Culver City business that either boards or grooms animals within its facility is required to abide by a set of specific laws and regulations to ensure that the facility is safe and sanitary. The County of Los Angeles requires that these types of facil...

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