Committee nearing end of quest to put more ‘teeth’ in animal ordinance

Amanda Hartzell, shelter attendant, takes a boxer-mix outside for some exercise on Monday at Garrett, the city’s animal shelter. During tonight’s council meeting, the city’s dog committee will present some recommendations to Fulton City Council for amending the animal control ordinance.

Amanda Hartzell, shelter attendant, takes a boxer-mix outside for some exercise on Monday at Garrett, the city’s animal shelter. During tonight’s council meeting, the city’s dog committee will present some recommendations to Fulton City Council for amending the animal control ordinance. Photo by Mandi Steele.

After weeks of meetings and in-depth discussions, Fulton’s dog committee is nearing the end of its quest to strengthen the city’s animal control ordinance.

The committee will present the third draft of a new Chapter 14 for the Code of the City of Fulton during the work session preceding tonight’s city council meeting. The work session starts at 6:30 p.m.

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