Fulton County to hold 2nd animal shelter community meeting | Print |


Fulton County will hold the second of three community meetings July 10, 2019, to hear from residents about the planned construction of a new animal shelter.

This second meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Alpharetta Library located at 10 Park Plaza in Alpharetta.

Residents will hear updates from Fulton County leaders along with Animal Arts and PGAL, he firms conducting the feasibility study for the planned new animal shelter, as well as from Lifeline Animal Project, the current animal service provider. Participants will also participate in a feedback framework.

The third and final community meeting is scheduled to take place in August, and final date, time and location information will be published separately.

The current Fulton County Animal Shelter was constructed in 1978. The population of Fulton County has grown considerably in that time and a new shelter is needed. The feasibility study currently underway was approved by the Board of Commissioners in May 2019 and is the first step in planning for a new animal services facility. The study will provide insight on site selection, space requirements, improvements, and operational needs.