To shelter homeless, lost, and injured animals, assist injured wildlife, address animal-related public safety concerns, end animal cruelty, and support people in having the companionship of animals in their lives, directing resources to the animals and people who need it most.
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SERVICE IMPACTS &
Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Neighborhoods
- The Animal Services Unit staff re-organization includes the addition of 1.0 FTE Supervisor, 1.0 FTE Veterinarian, 1.0 FTE Veterinary Technician, and the freezing of 2.5 FTE staff. The addition of veterinary staff will increase the Unit’s capacity to respond to demand for accessible low-cost veterinarian services.
- Equity Consideration: This addition of veterinary staff will address the need for available services to low-income pet owners and residents in need of animal control in Oakland’s BIPOC communities.
SIGNIFICANT BUDGETARY CHANGES
Note: The FY 2021-23 Proposed Policy Budget proposes the restructure of the Animal Services Division as a stand-alone department which moves the division from the City Administrator's department. As such, the FY 2019-20 Actuals and FY 2020-21 Midcycle Budget for the Animal Services Division are viewed on this page.
The following tables and charts reflect these changes, however, upon approval of the FY 2021-23 Adopted Policy Budget, the FY 2019-20 Actuals and FY 2020-21 Midcycle Budget shall be reported within the City Administrator's budget accordingly.
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