City of Richmond, MO
Ray County
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[CC 1974 §4-49; Ord. No. 1024 §I, 7-18-1979]
There is hereby established the office of Animal Control Officer, which officer shall be appointed by the Mayor for an indefinite period with the advice and consent of the City Council. The Animal Control Officer shall immediately seek and obtain training through a formal program or on-the-job training in the City or any other municipality with a similar or same animal control program.
[CC 1974 §4-50; Ord. No. 1024 §II, 7-18-1979]
A. 
The Animal Control Officer shall be an agent of the City to enforce and assist in enforcement of all ordinances of the City in relation to animal control and licensing.
B. 
The Animal Control Officer shall be directly and immediately responsible to the Chief of Police.
[CC 1974 §4-51; Ord. No. 1024 §III, 7-18-1979]
The City Council, at their discretion, shall compensate the Animal Control Officer for his/her services at a fixed salary per month or an hourly rate basis as the Council at its discretion and with the consent of the Animal Control Officer may agree. If the City Animal Control Officer is to be paid by a fixed or set salary, the City Council shall, by ordinance, designate such salary. In the event the Animal Control Officer furnishes any equipment or goods of his/her own for the purposes of his/her duties as Animal Control Officer, such compensation for furnishing such goods or services shall be at an agreed rate in advance set by contract with the Mayor and the City Council.