POSTED: Friday, January 11, 2013 - 1:33pm
UPDATED: Friday, January 11, 2013 - 1:44pm
Longview, TX — The Longview City Council took delivery Thursday of a lengthy recommendation for a new animal shelter and will begin poring over plans that include enlisting other cities in building and operating the facility.
“This is going to be a real meticulous process,” Mayor Jay Dean said, encouraging council members to review the recommendations of his animal shelter task force. “I think what we should consider is having a work session that’s strictly about this issue ... within the next two weeks.”
Dean spoke after Longview veterinarian Ken Glaze — the panel’s chairman — outlined the proposal he and the other nine members of the task force hashed out during about three months of weekly meetings.
“The goal here is to save the animals, and euthanasia is something we want to reduce as much as possible,” Glaze said.
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