Animal Services Advisory Board

Regular Meetings
 
  • 6:00 PM
  • First Monday of the second month of each quarter
  • City Hall
    113 W. Mountain Street
    Room 111
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
Description
   
The Animal Services Advisory Board (ASAB) was first created by Resolution 81-09 on April 7, 2009 and later amended by Resolution 200-12 approved November 8, 2012, which reduced the board members to seven, and Resolution 128-13 approved June 4, 2013 amended Resolution 200-12 to add a council position appointed by the Mayor.  Ordinance 5959 was approved March 21, 2017 to enact Article XXX Animal Services Advisory Board in Chapter 33 and to declare an emergency clause.  Ordinance 5959 repealed Resolution 81-09, Resolution 200-12 and Resolution 128-13.

The Animal Services Advisory Board shall act in an advisory capacity to the Animal Services Superintendent, the Mayor, and the City Council on all policy matters pertaining to Animal Services Division activities, and work to stimulate and encourage communication with all members of the community to ensure that the programs, goals, and objectives of the Animal Services Program are consistent with community needs and desires.
  
Terms
 
Board members serve for staggered, three-year terms.
 
Members
  
The Board shall be composed of eight members:
 
  • One City Council member appointed by the Mayor
  • One licensed veterinarian; however, if no licensed veterinarian applies for the position, the City Council may appoint another qualified veterinary professional
  • One owner, operator, or employee of a business related to the production, sale, distribution, or care of animals or livestock
  •  Five residents of the City of Fayetteville, who need not have any other affiliation, membership, or association

Appointment
 
The City Council member is appointed by the Mayor and shall serve until replaced. All other members are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.

Public Notifications
 
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer which is distributed to the press and posted on the home page.

Members


 
  • Sarah Bunch
    City Council Representative
    113 West Mountain
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-601-1396
    01/03/19-Indef. 
  • Vacant
    Licensed Veterinarian/Veterinary Professional
  • Meghan Dale
    Business Representative
    895 S Liberty Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    203-379-7443
    07/01/16-06/30/22
  • Whitney Srsen
    Citizen-at-Large
    2517 West Megan Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    479-957-6141
    01/01/19-06/30/20
       
      
        
  • Sharon Randall
    Citizen-at-Large
    7 South University Avenue #18
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-282-4060
    04/01/18-06/30/21

  • Laura Florick
    Citizen-at-Large
    3068 North Bentley Ridge
    Fayetteville, AR 72704
    479-200-2109
    07/01/18-06/30/21

  • Sherri Wheeler
    Citizen-at-Large
    2560 East Ferguson
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    479-841-8945
    07/01/19-06/30/22

  • Billie Firmin
    Citizen-at-Large
    18 West Prospect Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-841-3547
    07/01/19-06/30/20