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(A) There shall be and is hereby created the office of Animal Control Manager for the City of Mansfield.
(B) The Animal Control Manager shall act as the Local Rabies Control Authority for the purposes of Tex. Health & Safety Code Chapter 826.
(C) The Animal Control Manager shall employ Animal Control Officers to assist in the carrying out of his duties.
(D) The Animal Control Manager and Animal Control Officers shall be assigned to the Mansfield Police Department under the authority of the Chief of Police.
(E) The responsibilities of the Animal Control Manager shall be as follows:
(1) To enforce and see to the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter and other ordinances of the city and state law as they pertain to animals, their management and maintenance; and
(2) Supervise the animal control operation of the city.
(Ord. OR-1787-10, passed 10-11-10; Am. Ord. OR-2143-19, passed 8-26-19)