RESOLUTION NO. 731
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, APPROVING THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE AND PIERCE COUNTY FOR ANIMAL SERVICES
WHEREAS, the City has provided animal services to the residents of the City with two full-time Animal Control/Code Enforcement Officer positions in the Public Safety Department. The positions reported directly to the Public Safety Manager; and
WHEREAS, due to the recent Animal Control/Code Enforcement staff reduction and resignation, City staff took the opportunity to review the costs and levels of service surrounding this program; and
WHEREAS, the City requested contract proposals and costs from Lakewood and Pierce County for providing animal control services; and
WHEREAS, after study and discussion, based on the merits of each proposal, the City Council desires that the City contract with Pierce County for animal control services.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Interlocal Agreement Approved. The proposed Interlocal Agreement between the City of University Place and Pierce County for provision of animal services is hereby approved substantially in the form attached hereto.
Section 2. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON AUGUST 19, 2013.
Ken Grassi, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney