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File #: 21-4876    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Request by Public Health Services for approval to submit an application to Petco Love for grant funds in the amount of $55,000, with no required match, for the Petco Love/Animal Welfare Organization Program.
Attachments: 1. 21-4876.pdf
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Department: Public Health Services

Department Head/Elected Official: Barbie Robinson, Executive Director


Regular or Supplemental RCA:

? Regular RCA
? Supplemental RCA


Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): N/A
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Participation (if applicable): N/A

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by Public Health Services for approval to submit an application to Petco Love for grant funds in the amount of $55,000, with no required match, for the Petco Love/Animal Welfare Organization Program.
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Background and Discussion:
Veterinary Public Health, a division of Public Health Services, provides veterinary care and adoption services for homeless pets, a low-cost pet clinic for the public, zoonotic disease surveillance, responsible pet ownership education, as well as animal control services in neighborhoods throughout unincorporated Harris County.

Expected Impact:
This funding is expected to improve the health and comfort of animals at Harris County Pets and support various shelter initiatives in striving for positive outcomes for animals. The funding will support the growth of critical Harris County Pets programs and activities such as foster care, animal enrichment, and volunteer engagement.

Alternative Options:
The alternate options for this funding would be to use our existing funding to continue providing the services listed above, but in a limited capacity.


Alignment with Goal(s):
? Justice and Safety
? Economic Opportunity
? Housing
? Public Health


? Transportation
? Flooding
? Environment
? Governance and Customer Service


Prior Court Action (if any): N/A

Location:

Address (if applicable list below):


? Countywide
? Precinct 1
? Precinct 2

? Precinct 3
? Precinct 4


Fiscal and Personnel Summary
Service Name
- Pet Wellness
FY 21-22
Estimates



FY 22
Next 3 FYs
Incremental Expenditures
Labor Expenditures
-
-
-
Non-Labor Expenditures
-
55K
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Total Incremental Expendit...

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