Tag Archives: no kill status

Best Friends Forever: Chiquita and Blaze at APA!

Facebook is a great way to get the word out about animals…and that goes for not just rescue groups but individuals! For several weeks, local rescue groups and everyday animal lovers from as far away as Washington and Vermont shared … Continue reading

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APA proposal to run city adoption program to be discussed tomorrow

Update 10/20/10: At the meeting, City Staff recommended that the City begin negotiations with APA regarding the proposal. We will keep you updated on this process as it continues. Tomorrow, the Health and Human Services subcomittee meeting will be discussing … Continue reading

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Today’s vote

We did it.  Council voted 7-0 today for the no kill plan.  Huge thanks are due to Mayor Pro Tem Mike Martinez and Council Member Laura Morrison for their leadership to get us to this point.  And Council members who … Continue reading

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Final City Council vote this Thursday, March 11th

Dear Austin Pets Alive! Supporters, We have finally come to zero hour in our quest to make Austin a No Kill City. On Thursday, March 11th, at 10am at City Hall, City Council will vote to implement a Plan for … Continue reading

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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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Austin No Kill Coalition

Update 3/4/10:  The subcommittee passed the no kill plan and it’s going to the full Council this Thursday, March 11th for a vote.  We still need people to join the Coalition, send letters to Council, and come to Thursday’s meeting. … 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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