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Animal Care and Control
Safety Program

2015 Program Overview – Approved Budget

Purpose
The purpose of the Franklin County Department of Animal Care and Control Safety and Enforcement Division is to provide canine education and law enforcement services to the residents of Franklin County.

ORC Reference Mandating this Program
Chapter 955

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

Core Principle
Provide Efficient, Responsive & Fiscally Sustainable Government Operations

Linkage to Core Principle
To provide canine education and law enforcement services as described in Ohio Revised Code Section 955 to the residents of Franklin County so that they can live free from the dangers and nuisances of uncontrolled dogs.

Program Budget Overview:

2013 Actual 2014 Approved Budget 2015 Requested Budget % Change-Request vs. Approved 2015 Approved Budget % Change 2015 Approved vs. 2014 Approved
Personal Services Total $853,559 $866,060 $835,266 -3.6%
$835,266 -3.6%
Fringe Benefits Total $434,109 $462,670 $405,595 -12.3%
$401,263 -13.3%
Materials & Services Total $35,599 $55,080 $73,518 33.5%
$73,518 33.5%
Capital Outlays Total $44,324 $96,900 $130,500 34.7%
$159,909 65.0%
Total Expenses $1,367,590 $1,480,710 $1,444,880 -2.4%
$1,469,957 -0.7%
 
Performance Indicators: 2013 Actual 2014 Budget 2014 Projection 2015 Budget
Number of dogs impounded by wardens 6,600 6,400 5,500 5,500
Number of dogs returned to owners in the field by wardens 520 550 470 500
Number of community relations events/animal awareness classes -- -- -- 70