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Safety Program

2012 Program Overview – Approved Budget

Purpose
The purpose of the Safety program is to provide enforcement of applicable dog laws to the Franklin County Community so that they can enjoy a reduced risk of animal related health and safety dangers.

Services
Response to service requests, dog impoundments, filing of criminal charges, court appearances, police assists, animal bite investigations, livestock claim investigations, Animal Awareness Program.

Program Budget Overview:

2010 Actual 2011 Approved Budget 2012 Requested Budget % Change-Request vs. Approved 2012 Approved Budget % Change 2012 Approved vs. 2011 Approved
Personal Services Total $796,139 $835,527 $813,168 -2.7%
$788,659 -5.6%
Fringe Benefits Total $385,352 $419,431 $422,980 0.8%
$412,316 -1.7%
Materials & Services Total $345,912 $194,150 $83,498 -57.0%
$84,398 -56.5%
Capital Outlays Total $60,786 $72,040 $97,000 34.6%
$3,000 -95.8%
Total Expenses $1,588,189 $1,521,148 $1,416,646 -6.9%
$1,288,373 -15.3%
 
Performance Indicators: 2010 Actual 2011 Budget 2011 Projection 2012 Budget
# of Dogs impounded by wardens 4,662 4,500 4,994 5,200
# of Dogs returned to owners in the field by wardens 320 330 331 400