(Napa, Calif--) The County Executive Officer announces two (2) openings on the Napa County Dangerous Animal Hearing Panel due to term expirations. The open positions are as follows:
The Napa County Dangerous Animal Hearing Panel was created by the Board of Supervisors in December 2001 as authorized by Napa County Code Section 6.16.070. Members of the panel should be individuals who have experience in animal care and/or animal training, including, but not limited to, veterinarians, kennel owners, animal breeders or trainers from within the unincorporated County of Napa, or any City or Town therein which utilizes the services of the Napa County Animal Control Officer.
The functions of the Panel are to:
• Consider and review cases in which an animal is alleged to be "dangerous" under Napa County Code Section 6.16.020 and/or any other applicable code, ordinance or statute that may relate to allegedly dangerous animals; and
• determine whether or not the animal is dangerous and/or a public nuisance and what actions, if any, should be taken to protect the public including control, confinement, destruction or restriction of the animal.
Anyone interested in consideration for appointment must submit a completed application form and apply either through the above-listed coordinating agency/organization or directly to the County Executive Office, 1195 Third Street, Suite 310, Napa, telephone (707) 253-4421 no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2014. The application form and instructions is available on the Napa County web site at www.countyofnapa.org. Go to the main County page and click on the Committees and Commissions link in the left-hand navigation under County Info. To submit an application directly online, click "application for appointment" and follow the application instructions.