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File #: O-20-3   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 3/2/2020 In control: City Council
Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Amending Section 9-2-3-16, The "Permit Fees" Section Of The HEART Ordinance, To Add Language Regarding Microchipping, Spaying And Neutering Fees, Removing Language Pertaining To The HEART Ordinance Fund And Amending A Single Definition (Gibson, Jones)
Attachments: 1. O-3
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY-FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-20-3 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Diane G. Gibson and Trudy E. Jones


ORDINANCE
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Amending Section 9-2-3-16, The "Permit Fees" Section Of The HEART Ordinance, To Add Language Regarding Microchipping, Spaying And Neutering Fees, Removing Language Pertaining To The HEART Ordinance Fund And Amending A Single Definition (Gibson, Jones)
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. ROA 1994 ? 9-2-1-4 "DEFINITIONS" is amended to change the following definition; all other definitions remain unless specifically repealed or amended therein:
ALBUQUERQUE ANIMAL CARE CENTER or AACC. Any [City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department (AWD)] premises, locations or buildings designated as suitable by the Mayor for the care, custody and maintenance of Animals seized by the City.
Section 2. ROA 1994 ? 9-2-3-16 "PERMIT FEES" is amended as follows:
"? 9-2-3-16 PERMIT FEES.
(A) [There is hereby created a Humane and Ethical Animal Rules and Treatment (HEART) Ordinance Fund;] 60% of all net Permit fees collected under the HEART Ordinance [and 60% of fees for microchipping, spaying and neutering performed by the City,] shall be [deposited in the HEART Ordinance Fund. HEART Ordinance Fund monies are] dedicated exclusively to programs for the free microchipping and the free spaying and neutering of Companion Animals for Low Income Persons, Moderate Income Persons, Seniors and when possible, the general public. All fees listed in this article are a minimum fee amount and may be increased administratively by the Mayor.
(B) Permit Fees.
(1) Intact Companion Animal Permit fee is $150 per animal.
(2) Litter Permit fee is $150 per litter.
(3) Exotic or Wild Animal Collection Permit fee is $35.
(4) Multiple Companion Animal Site fee is $25 per site.
(5) Guard Dog Site fee is $150 per site.
(6) Animal Service Prov...

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