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The Committee shall undertake but not be limited to the following activities: 

  • Research, recommend and advise at the request of various departments and agencies of the city on matters pertaining to domestic and wild animals within the borders of the city; and to 
  • Review and recommend changes to city policies and ordinances that affect all animals. 

Gloucester Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2, Article 5, Division 17: ANIMAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Sec. 2-559.2. - Animal advisory committee — Purpose.
(a) In recognition of the continuing need for policy and oversight for the health and welfare of all animals and the associated health and welfare of citizens associated with animals within the borders of the city be they domestic or wild, the animal advisory committee is hereby established.

(b) At the first of each calendar year the committee shall elect from among its members a chair, vice-chair, and secretary.

(c) The committee shall undertake but not be limited to the following activities:

(1) Research, recommend and advise at the request of various departments and agencies of the city on matters pertaining to domestic and wild animals within the borders of the city; and to

(2) Review and recommend changes to city policies and ordinances that affect all animals.

(Ord. No. 2016-222, 11-22-2016)  Sec. 2-559.3. - Composition; requirements; tenure

The animal advisory committee shall consist of up to seven members comprised of a resident representative from each of the city's five wards, and two resident members who shall be at-large members. These members shall be appointed by the mayor and approved by the council under the City Charter to a term of up to three years. Ex-officio non-voting members shall be one city councillor appointed by the council president; the police chief or his designee, and the public health director or his designee.


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Members

Last Name 
First Name 
Email Address 
Telephone 
Title 
To Expire 
Corliss
Dianne
            978-704-5531
At-Large
 
Jackman
Jennifer

  Ward 1  
Klinefelter
Beth
  Ward 3  
Pensarosa
Alicia

  Ward 2
 
Schmorrow
Jennifer

  At-Large  
Swenson Jodi 978-325-2501 Ward 4  
Jen 
Holmgren
978-335-4748
Ex-Officio; Councillor-at-Large  



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