Animal Services Advisory Committee

The Animal Services Advisory Committee (ASAC) shall assist the Hendersonville City Council by providing input on the operations and policies of the Hendersonville Police Department regarding the enforcement of the Animal Ordinance. This may include efforts such as collaborating with staff on operating procedures or providing expertise and recommendations regarding the Animal Ordinance. This Committee shall also hear dangerous dog appeals in a quasi-judicial format. The terms of the charter shall govern the activities of the Committee. However, to the extent that this Charter conflicts with North Carolina Law, North Carolina shall control.  

Purpose

The Committee makes recommendations to the City Council regarding the Animal Ordinance, policies and procedures, and any other issues requested by the City Council. This Committee also hears dangerous dog appeals.

Membership & Terms

All appointments shall be made by the City of Hendersonville City Council. This Committee consists of eight (8) members:  Seven (7) members from the general public with various affiliations and diverse background and one (1) veterinarian.  The City Manager appoints a staff liaison from the City of Hendersonville Police Department to the Committee who assists the Committee with carrying out their duties and responsibilities.

Meetings

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Roll Call Room of the Hendersonville Police Department located at 160 Sixth Avenue E. Hendersonville, NC 28792. 

APPLY

Agendas & Minutes 

Contact:

Melissa Justus, Administrative Assistant
Hendersonville Police Department
160 Sixth Avenue E
Hendersonville, NC 28792
email or (828) 697-3031

 

Resources & Documents

ASAC Bylaws & Rules of Procedure

City Calendar

Meeting Notices