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City of Seward Legislative Hist
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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2001-138 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, SETTING ADOPTION FEES AND DEPOSITS FOR ANIMALS <br />ADOPTED FROM THE AllCE PICKETI' MEMORIAL ANIMAL SHELTER <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City of Seward through the Chief of Police and others designated by the <br />Chief of Police are committed to providing animal control services within the City of Seward; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS~t is in the public interest to promote the adoption of unredeemed animals held <br />at the Alice Pickett Memorial Animal Shelter; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, with the adoption of Ordinance 2001-06, the City Council determined that it <br />is in the public interest to permit an adoption fee schedule that may differ from the impoundment fees <br />described in City Code Section 9.05.262; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, with the adoption of Ordinance 2001-06, the City Council allowed for the <br />adoption fees and deposits to be set by resolution; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS,the community of Seward is experiencing an overpopulation of unwanted and <br />unclaimed animals at the Alice Pickett Seward Animal Shelter; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, most animal shelters in the United States have embraced the practice of <br />collecting a deposit to ensure that all prospective adopters sterilize their new pets; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS,the procedure sterilizing domestic animals is considered proper animal care with <br />benefits extending beyond preventing unwanted pregnancies, such as reduced aggression and <br />roarmng; <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. Everyone adopting animals from the Alice Pickett Seward Animal Shelter shall <br />be required to pay an adoption fee and deposit, and the deposit shall be refunded upon compliance <br />with an adoption contract that requires all animals to be spayed or neutered and anti rabies <br />vaccinated, <br /> <br />Section 2. The City Council adopts the following adoption fee and deposit schedule for the <br />Alice Pickett Memorial Animal Shelter: <br />
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