Oversight committee meets over stray animal problem

The members of the Animal Control Oversight Committee are meeting to review the effectiveness of Cuenca’s Ordinance for the Control and Protection Animals. Formed in 2016, the committee will consider the ongoing problem of stray animals on city streets and evaluate the impact on the animal control and protection ordinance. Marcia Pulla, one of the committee members, says that they have yet to develop the rules that will apply to the ordinance. The group was accredited in November by the government’s Council of Citizen Participation (Consejo de Participación Ciudadana) and works in an advisory capacity. “We are not a political…

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