Manatee County accepting applications for Animal Services Advisory Board

  • Feb 5, 2016

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Feb. 5, 2016) – Manatee County is accepting applications for a vacant seat on the newly revamped Animal Services Advisory Board.

 Qualified applicants must have volunteered within the past two years at Manatee County Animal Services or an established private rescue agency within the County for at least 10 days, as verified by the relevant agency. Applicants cannot be a corporate officer of an existing governmental or non-profit organization, agency, or voluntary association within the County with a primary mission of the care, handling, or rescue of domestic animals.

 

The applicant also cannot be a veterinarian and cannot have adopted an animal from Manatee County Animal Services within two years prior to appointment.

 

The advisory board meets quarterly or as determined by the advisory board at a time and location also to be determined by the Advisory Board. All meetings are publicly noticed.

 

All appointments are four-year terms. Applications are due Feb. 27 and may be found online at www.mymanatee.org/advisory_boards

 

For more information call Joel Richmond, Animal Services Advisory Board liaison for Manatee County Animal Services at (941) 742-5933, ext. 8303.

 

For more information on Manatee County Animal Services, visit www.mymanatee.org/pets or follow them on Facebook, www.facebook.com/ManateeCountyAnimalServices

 

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit online at www.mymanatee.org or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/manatee.county.fl and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.