Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Commission Chambers 9:00 a.m. - April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #35

Spay Neuter Resolution


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Sarah Brown, Chief, Animal Services Division, x 8346

Renee Isrel, Chief Administrative Officer, Public Safety Department, x 1649

Action Requested
Adopt Resolution R-18-010, re-establishing the spay neuter program for qualified owners, and rescind previously adopted Resolution R-17-037.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Resolution R-17-037, previously adopted for implementation of spay and neuter program.

Ordinance 12-10

Background Discussion

The Board of County Commissioners has determined the spaying and neutering of dogs and cats is the most cost-effective method of animal control for Manatee County.

The Board of County Commissioners previously adopted Resolution R-17-037 updating the established Manatee County Spay and Neutering Program for cats and dogs.

The new resolution, R-18-010, reflects the following changes:

  • Page 2, Paragraph 2, provides for spay/neuter services and allows owners to submit documentation to vendor to demonstrate the owner qualifications for one of the described programs listed in the resolution.  
  • Page 2, Paragraph 3,  allows for no more than a total of two (2) animals per person per year, to be paid under the program; previously adopted resolution states per family, however, there are multifamily households that need assistance as well. 
  • Page 2, Paragraph 4, allows for veterinarians serving Manatee County residents to qualify.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please send a certified copy of Resolution R-18-010 to Sarah Brown at sarah.brown@mymanatee.org and Renee Isrel at renee.isrel@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$60,000 0010006801

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$60,000 Annually

Attachment:  Attorney Response 18-010.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution 18-010 CAO reviewed docx.pdf
Attachment:  Resolution R 17-037 .pdf