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Residents say La Vernia animal rescue is nuisance


Residents say La Vernia animal rescue is nuisance
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR. — Tom Ortmann (standing) of the Wilson County Farm Bureau reads a resolution related to disapproval of proposed amendments to the federal Clean Water Act during the July 28 meeting of the Wilson County Commissioners Court.


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A group of neighbors living on Oak Hollow Drive near La Vernia are fed up with a nearby residence where they say as many as 30 German Shepherd dogs are being kept in kennels. Two couples addressed the Wilson County Commissioners Court at its July 28 meeting, urging county officials to take action.

Julie and Robert Floyd and Debbie and Carl Ikert told of constant foul odors and incessant barking coming from the animals, which they say are being kept in kennels at a facility billed as a nonprofit dog rescue. They asked the commissioners to enforce the conditions of Section 8.4 of ordinance No. 2005-1, which imposes penalties against property owners who recklessly allow such conditions to persist.

Wilson County Judge Marvin Quinney asked if the matter was something that Edwin Baker, coordinator of the Wilson County Health and Public Safety Office, could handle. Baker said that the county’s animal-control functions ultimately rest with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office. However, Baker said he would research whether there are regulations his office could enforce related to animal shelters.

Quinney said that any sheriff’s deputy or constable can file citations on the errant property owner in court and urged the group to seek a grand jury’s help to get an indictment if the situation is not remedied.

Also during the meeting, the commissioners discussed a possible burn ban, but Baker recommended no action just yet. However, he said that if the county does not receive significant rainfall this week, increasing dry conditions brought on by recent triple-digit daytime temperatures only will worsen. Baker urged caution among landowners who find it necessary to burn, as surface moisture continues to decrease.

In other business, the commissioners voted to:

•Approve a Wilson County Farm Bureau resolution against the expansion of federal Clean Water Act rules.

•Approve two purchases of paving equipment from Cooper Equipment through the state’s buy board --Etnyre Emulsion truck for $156,326.25 and Etnyre self-propelled chip-spreader for $165,829. Funds for the equipment, to be used by crews in all four precincts, will be allocated from the county’s 2015 fiscal-year budget.

With regard to the budget, the commissioners are set to hold their second budget workshop Thursday, July 31, at 2 p.m. View the agenda at wilsoncountynews.com/meetings.



 

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No Nonsense  
USA  
July 31, 2014 9:54pm
 
30 German Sheperds in Oak Hollow? That's it!??

 
Robert Landenberg  
La Vernia, TX  
July 31, 2014 1:32pm
 
Animal control? In Wilson County, Texas? Won't happen any time soon. Good luck getting the Sheriff's Office to do anything substantive. Not having an animal shelter to speak of is a mighty good excuse.

 
Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
July 31, 2014 12:50pm
 
your tax dollars at work. ugh well maybe you can go to court and do something we cant diresct a single county employee or law enforcement to do anything but thanks for coming to the meeting..

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 31, 2014 9:09am
 
No problem, just relocate the dogs to the southern border. :-)

 
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Floresville  
July 31, 2014 8:58am
 
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