Animal Services Advisory Board


  • 11:00 a.m.
  • 2nd Monday of each month; must meet at least 3 times per year


To advise the City Council and City staff on matters relating to the City’s Animal Services Division and its operations. The Board is specifically charged with ensuring that the City complies with State law requirements relating to the operation of animal shelters (currently found in Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. The Board shall submit each March a report to the City Council describing the Board’s activities during the preceding year.  


7 members to include:
1 licensed veterinarian
1 representative from an animal welfare organization
1 municipal official
1 person who duties include the daily operation of an animal shelter
3 additional members that are residents of the City of Temple.
Chair to be appointed by Council annually.

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