FY2016-17 Budget Final

ACTIVITY SUMMARY

DEPARTMENT

ACCOUNT

PROGRAM/ACTIVITY ANIMAL CONTROL

POLICE DEPARTMENT

101-006-013

MISSION/PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Animal Control Division is responsible for providing animal-related services by responding to all issues involving pets and wildlife; educate the community on animal safety and to enforce City Ordinances and State Laws pertaining to animal cruelty and nuisances.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

* Providing educational information to schools and HOAs regarding Animal Control Ordinances and State Laws. Animal Control will educate regarding animal safety and promote the responsibility of pet ownership.

* Maintain average response time to calls for service from dispatch.

* To pick up stray and injured animals and investigate vicious animal complaints. * Respond to animal control calls in order to enforce Animal Control and Cruelty Laws. PERFORMANCE MEASURES/SERVICE LEVELS

FY 2016 Actuals

FY 2017 Target

FY 2014 Actuals

FY 2015 Actuals

Quantifiable Factor(s)

Activity Demand/Workload Number of loose/stray animal complaints

3,090 5649

3,100 5400

2,647 5486

3,000 5000

Number of animal control calls

Number of animals transported to Tri-City Animal Shelter

938

4221

1926

3000

Efficiency/Effectiveness Measures M&O budget per capita M&O Budget % of General Fund Budget

$7.32 1.12%

$6.74 1.05%

$7.27 1.09%

$7.46 1.04%

Number of loose/stray animals transported to shelter Average turn-around time (in days) to resolve the animal control call Average response time to Animal Control calls

922

900

817

900

0.51

1

0.175

1

0

8 minutes

Number of animals adopted by/returned to DeSoto residents.

383

284

605

300

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