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<br /> <br /> <br />PREPARED BY : LYNNE LAMPROS <br /> Deputy Town Attorney <br /> <br />Reviewed by: Town Manager, Assistant Town Manager, Finance Director , Community Development <br />Director <br /> <br /> <br />110 E. Main Street Los Gatos, CA 95030 ●A 40 8 -354 -68 32 <br />www.losgatosca.gov <br />TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />MEETING DATE: 06 /19 /2018 <br /> ITEM NO: 1 7 <br /> <br /> <br />D ATE : J UNE 12, 2018 <br />TO : MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />FROM: LYNNE LAMPROS, DEPUTY TOWN ATTORNEY <br /> <br />SUBJECT: INTRODUCTION OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS <br />AMENDING CHAPTER 4.10 OF THE LOS GATOS TOWN CODE ENTITLED <br />ANIMALS AND FOWL <br /> <br />RECOMMENDATION : <br /> <br />Accept public comment and then move for the introduction and first reading of an Ordinance, <br />by title only, amending Chapter 4.10 of the Los Gatos Town Code e ntitled Animals and Fowls. <br /> <br />BACKGROUND: <br /> <br />TheATownA ttorney’sAOfficeAhasAconduct ed aAcomprehensiveAreviewAofAtheATown’sAMunicipalA <br />Code provisions regarding animals and fowl contained in Chapter 4.10 of the Los Gatos Town <br />Code . This Chapter has n o t been updat ed in many years and revisions are necessary to clarify <br />definitions and permitting requirements, allocate responsibilities for feeding and harboring <br />animals, and streamline the process for enforcement, hearings , and appeals. <br /> <br />DISCUSSION: <br /> <br />TheATown’sA ttorneyAOfficeAhasAreceive d frequent inquiries and complaints regarding issues <br />with animals that are not address ed in theATown’s current ordinances. In addition, Staff has <br />also received numerous complaints regarding the care and restraint of animals that are not <br />clearly addressed in the Town Code . sAaAresult,AtheATownA ttorney’sAOfficeA is proposing <br />amendments to address these issues in Chapter 4 of the Los Gatos Town Code entitled Animals <br />and Fowls. <br /> <br /> <br />