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0299 Animal Control 1988CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. 299 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 9.20.044 TO INCREASE THE FEE FOR THE FIRST IMPOUNDMENT OF AN ANIMAL FROM $15.00 TO $20.00 AND TO PROVDE $2.00 PER DAY MAINTENANCE CHARGE; AMENDING SECTION 9.20.045 TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSITION OF ANIMAL CARCASSES BY THE ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER AND TO PROVIDE FOR A FEE FOR SUCH DISPOSITION; AND AMENDING THE TITLE OF SECTION 9.20.051 TO MAKE IT CONSISTENT WITH THE BODY OF THE ORDINANCE; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS AND PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 9 NOT HEREIN AMENDED SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: Section 1. Redemption of impounded animals. Section 9.20.044 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 9.20.044 Redemption of impounded animals. The owner, keeper or lawful custodian of any dog, cat or livestock impounded under the provisions of this chapter may reclaim such dog, cat or livestock within sixty hours after receiving personal notice, or after the mailing of the notice; provided, however, that a dog shall be released to the owner or custodian only upon payment of the dog license fee, if unpaid, and all impoundment charges and costs of maintaining said animal, which charges shall be as follows: Impoundment Charges: Within Any 12-Month Period Livestock, Cats and Neutered Dogs Unneutered Dogs First impoundment Second impoundment Third impoundment Fourth impoundment Fifth impoundment 25.00 50.00 75.00 100.00 20.00 65.00 90.00 115.00 140.00 20.00 Ordinance - Page 1 jm 15M-74 Maintenance Charges: ~ ~~ ~~ ~ ~ ~f ~f ~¢~ $2.00 per day. No dog shall be released from impoundment until a current license for the dog has been obtained. Section 2. Disposition of unclaimed dogs. Section 9.20.045 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 9.20.045 animals. Disposition of unclaimed animals and ~ dead (a) It shall be the duty of the animal control officer to keep, or arrange for the keeping, of all impounded dogs, cats or livestock, if unclaimed, for a period of sixty hours following the giving of personal notice or the mailing of written notice. If, at the expiration of such time, such animal shall not have been reclaimed, the animal control officer may place the animal in a suitable home or cause the animal to be humanely euthanized. Animals not reclaimed after the expiration of sixty hours may be released to any person other than the owner desiring to take the animal and provide it with shelter and care, upon obtaining a license as provided by this chapter and payment of maintenance charges, and an adoption fee of twenty-five dollars. If the animal is released to any person other than the owner, the person to whom the animal is released shall be deemed a purchaser of such animal from the city, and all rights and interest of the former owner in said animal shall terminate. It shall be unlawful for any owner of an impounded animal to seek the release of said animal under this section as a way of avoiding the impoundment charges set forth in the preceding section. (b) The animal control office may dispose of the carcass of any animal found dead within the city limits. Any owner, custodian or keeper of a dead animal whose carcass is disposed of by the animal control officer shall pay the city $10.00 or the actual cost of disposal, whichever is greater, as a fee for the disposal of the carcass. Section 3. Destruction of diseased dogs. The title of section 9.20.051 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended to read as follows: 9.20.051 Destruction of diseased ~ animals. Ordinance - Page 2 jm 15M-74 Section 4. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances. The provisions of any Ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, and any provision of the Chubbuck Municipal Code which are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections and provisions of Chapter 9 not herein amended shall remain in full force and effect. Section 5. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance is held invalid, for any reason, by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remaining provisions. Section 6. Effective Date. The rule requiring an ordinance to be read on three separate days, one of which shall be a reading in full, is hereby dispensed with, and this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. PASSED BY THE COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, this 1988. ATTEST: CITY CLERK ?6t:h day of ,1ANIIARY Ordinance - Page 3 jm 15M-74