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File #: 2020-029    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/21/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 20-016 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE CLASSIFICATION PLAN, RESOLUTION NO. 77-111, BY ADOPTING A JOB CLASSIFICATION FOR ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER IN THE PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION OF THE CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Resolution 20-016 Animal Control Officer
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 20-016 OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, AMENDING THE CLASSIFICATION PLAN, RESOLUTION NO. 77-111, BY ADOPTING A JOB CLASSIFICATION FOR ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER IN THE PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION OF THE CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

On June 4, 2019, Item No. 24, 2019-556, Budget Workshop #3, Council approved the Animal Control Services allocation of $128,000 for the new role of Animal Control Officer and the purchase of a vehicle.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution No. 20-016, a resolution of the City Council of the City of Carson, amending the classification plan, Resolution No. 77-111, by adopting a job classification for Animal Control Officer in the Public Safety Division of the City Manager's Office.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE any other action deemed appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

The County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control has provided the City of Carson with animal control services since 1968. These services include providing kennel and animal shelter services, shelter and treatment of all animals, reptiles and fowl delivered to the shelter from within the boundaries of the City, impounding stray dogs and cats, disposal of dead animals and enforcement of state statutes and municipal animal control ordinances. The cost for the services is offset by impound fees and housing fees, along with license fees collected at the shelter that is credited to the City monthly. The most recent agreement was approved by City Council at the September 3, 2019 meeting (Item No. 17, 219-749) for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024 to provide limited animal control services for the City of Carson.

As of today, the City continues to contract with L.A. County for full services for Animal Control. Staff has created the Animal Control Officer ro...

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