John Gates, director at the Humane Society of Lowndes County,
noted that county law enforcement doesn’t seem to know much
about animal laws and regulations, in addition to the problems at the
This part caused Joe Pritchard’s head to jerk back:
I think our animals in the community deserves the same rights
as my children, myself, or your animals.
If your animal is in the shelter, it should receive the same
courtesy that you would give it at home.
Chairman Paulk clarified:
If you did certify the ACOs,
they’d still have to be attached to an agency, which means they’d
have to be attached to the Sheriff’s office.
I think it’s interesting that he’s listening to the idea.
There is no question how the Law reads; the only question is who indicated
there no wrong doing? And they were questioning my character? I
question those people who indicated I had a bios opinion to read the
laws of Georgia. I am aware you can mirror laws and even add to them
in county ordinances but you cannot take away from the law in anyway.
United States Department of Agriculture Web Site on Euthanasia
New program for the public to learn about Lowndes County government.
In his County Manager report, Joe Pritchard announced the first
first lunch and learn, which will be a discussion of general government,
noon ’til 1PM, 11 August 2011,
second floor of administrative complex.
“The lunch and learn program will take
and allow the public to
meet for an hour,
interact on those particular topics.”
County Clerk Paige Dukes will be conducting this first meeting.
April Duncan was named 2011 Employee of the Year for the State of Georgia
American Public Works Association, and acknowledged by
her employers, the Lowndes County Commission.
She was nominated by Public Works Director, Robin English, who reads the nomination in this video.
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