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Legislation #: 170528 Introduction Date: 7/20/2017
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS LOAR, JUSTUS, BARNES JR., MCMANUS, SHIELDS, WAGNER, FOWLER, HALL, JAMES, JR., REED AND TAYLOR
Title: Declaring July 21, 2017, as Kansas City Pet Project Day to honor the tireless work of the KCPP staff, volunteers, supporters and board that has enabled Kansas City, Missouri to establish itself as a No Kill Community.

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7/17/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/20/2017 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 170528

 

Declaring July 21, 2017, as Kansas City Pet Project Day to honor the tireless work of the KCPP staff, volunteers, supporters and board that has enabled Kansas City, Missouri to establish itself as a No Kill Community.

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City is considered a national leader in animal sheltering through its partnership with Kansas City Pet Project, the current operators of the Kansas City Animal Shelter and are celebrating five years of operating as a No Kill animal shelter; and

 

WHEREAS, a No Kill community is generally considered as saving 90 percent or more of net intake of animals coming through the sheltering system; and

 

WHEREAS on July 1, 2012, Kansas City Pet Project reached a 90% live animal outcome rate and has maintained this level of lifesaving or higher for five years, reaching an unprecedented save rate of 95.6% in 2017; and

 

WHEREAS the residents of Kansas City voted overwhelmingly in support of funding a modern Animal Shelter; and

 

WHEREAS the residents and government of Kansas City along with KC Pet Project want to solidify our commitment to the dogs and cats and other animals in the care and possession of the Kansas City Animal Shelter; and

 

WHEREAS the residents and government of Kansas City want to solidify our commitment to creating a safe, humane community for our residents and their pets; and

 

WHEREAS, the positive changes that KC Pet Project has made for the lives of our City’s homeless pets and for our community as a whole should be sustained and improved; NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare July 21, 2017, as Kansas City Pet Project Day to honor the tireless work of the KCPP staff, volunteers, supporters and board that has enabled Kansas City, Missouri to establish itself as a No Kill Community; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Brent Toellner, Teresa Johnson and Michelle Davis of Kansas City Pet Project with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City that the Kansas City Animal Shelter shall forever continue to save the lives of all healthy and treatable dogs, cats and other animals by maintaining a 90% or more live release rate.

 

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