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Council subcommittee votes for the AAC no kill plan

Great news!  Today, the Health and Human Services subcommittee (which consists of Mayor Pro Tem Mike Martinez, and Council members Laura Morrison and Randi Shade) voted unanimously to move forward with the Animal Advisory Commission’s (AAC) recommendations. City Staff presented … Continue reading

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Final planning before Monday’s Council meeting

Thank you to all who attended last night’s Animal Advisory Commission (AAC) meeting. After the Council resolution directing the AAC and City Staff to come up with an Implementation Plan for making Austin a no kill city, the AAC and … Continue reading

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AAC recommendations and APA’s proposal

After 3 months of public meetings and more research of best practices nationally, the Animal Advisory Commission submitted their plan of recommendations to City Council last week. Part of that plan is APA’s proposal to increase our partnership with the … Continue reading

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Final AAC planning meeting tonight

Update 2/14/10: The meeting with the subcommittee will now take place on March 1st at 10am at City Hall. Update 2/2/10:  At the meeting last night, Assistant City Manager Bert Lumbreras mentioned that the City may not be ready to … Continue reading

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AAC meeting tonight – Explore outsourcing, Increase community involvement

Tonight will be the last AAC/TLAC planning meeting for receiving community input.  Tonight’s topic will be “Exploring outsourcing possibilities, increasing community involvement to reduce costs and increase lifesaving.” Dr. Jefferson will be presenting again the proposal for APA! to provide … Continue reading

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Tonight’s AAC meeting: Increased PR

Tonight, as part of the planning sessions to make Austin no kill, the AAC and TLAC will discuss how to maximize public relations, public input, and candor.  A huge part of no kill success is public relations. We know that … Continue reading

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No Kill progress briefing to Council subcommittee next week

Update:  The agenda has been posted and the meeting time has changed to 3:00 on Tuesday, January 19th.  They will take input from the public, but you must sign up to speak before the meeting starts.  There are two items … Continue reading

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Tonight’s AAC meeting – Low cost spay/neuter

The next Special Meeting of the Animal Advisory Commission is tonight. The AAC will continue discussing ways to reduce intake and will focus on low cost spay/neuter. Austin is lucky to already have Emancipet and Animal Trustees of Austin who … Continue reading

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