PROGRAM/ACTIVITY ANIMAL CONTROL
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.
* 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 2019 Actuals
FY 2020 Actuals
FY 2021 Target
FY 2018 Actuals
Activity Demand/Workload Number of loose/stray animal complaints
Number of animal control calls
Number of animals transported to Tri-City Animal Shelter
Efficiency/Effectiveness Measures M&O budget per capita M&O Budget % of General Fund Budget
1.10% 0.99% 1.09% 0.98%
515 N/A N/A
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
Number of animals adopted by/returned to DeSoto residents.
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