Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Animal Services

Pinellas County prepares to lend hurricane aid to east coast

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

As preparations continue ahead of a Category 4 hurricane forecast to move along or over the east coast of Florida tonight and tomorrow, Pinellas County is making its own plans to lend a hand. “The current weather forecast puts Pinellas County in a more favorable position to be able to support other agencies and counties that are expected to see far greater impacts,” Pinellas County Commission Chairman Charlie Justice said in a press release. “Both in times of calm and…

Keep Reading

Pinellas County Commission examines implementing 22 new fees

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

The Pinellas County Commission reviewed and discussed a total of 22 county-wide fee proposals for their 2016 fiscal year budget Tuesday, June 9, during a two-hour budget information session. The proposed changes are projected to increase Pinellas County’s yearly revenue by over $70,000. New Fees The county’s Animal Services division, part of the county’s General Fund, saw three new fees proposed. A $25 minimum medical therapy fee for pet owners whose animals were brought into shelters was proposed to recover shelter costs associated with medical therapy…

Keep Reading

Go to Top