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Animal Management Commission

Purpose

The Animal Management Commission of Monroe County shall have the authority and responsibility to:

  1. Recommend to the Sheriff principles and standards for the management of animals within the County
  2. In cooperation with the Monroe County Sheriff, enforce statutes and ordinances concerning the management of animals within the County
  3. Hear and decide appeals of ordinance violation notices issued by the Animal Management Officers, but only in those cases where the Animal Management Commission receives a written request for hearing from the recipient of the notice, or from the owner of the animals cited in the notice, within ten days of the issuance of the notice. In deciding the appeal, the Animal Management Commission may affirm, modify or annul the notice
  4. Make recommendations to the County Council and the Board of Commissioners as to the necessary ordinances concerning management of dogs and other animals

CODE

Monroe County Code: 440

TERM

Three Years

MEMBERS
APPOINTING BODY
TERM EXPIRATION DATE

Katharine Watson

Commissioners ~ Veterinarian

12-31-21

Kenneth Buzzard, President

Commissioners

12-31-19

Matt Coller

Commissioners

12-31-21

Chief Deputy Russell Brummett

Monroe County Sheriff

By Virtue of Office

Zachary Michael, Deputy Marshall

Town of Ellettsville

12-31-18

Virgil Sauder, Secretary 

Animal Shelter Director

By Virtue of Office

Valerie Pena 

City of Bloomington

12-31-17

Vacant

Commissioners

12-31-19

Kimberly Goy, Vice President

Monroe County Humane Assoc.

By Virtue of Office

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Russell Brummett,
Chief Deputy Sheriff

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