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R89-049 prevent a litter monthCommissioner W, moved adoption of the following Resolution: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO RESOLUTION NO. 89— 411 RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF APRIL, 1989 AS EAGLE COUNTY "PREVENT A LITTER" MONTH WHEREAS, the irresponsibility of some dog and cat owners in allowing uncontrolled breeding of their pets has created a pet overpopulation problem in Eagle County; and WHEREAS, the pet — overpopulation problem results in the destruction of hundreds of dogs and cats each year; and WHEREAS, the pet overpopulation problem results in other cruelties to pets caused by neglect, such as abandonment, starvation, injury; and WHEREAS, the cruelties inflicted on pets result not only in lost animal lives but also lost resources spent in our community to shelter neglected and displaced pets; and WHEREAS, the pet overpopulation problem can be solved only by the active promotion of a pet owner responsibility program that includes spaying and neutering of pets, proper care and sheltering of pets, and compliance with animal control regulations; and WHEREAS, the people of Eagle County should commit themselves to preventing the needless destruction of pets by practicing responsible pet ownership and by spaying and neutering pets as a means of combating the problem of pet overpopulation. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS— SIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO: THAT, the month of April, 1989 is designated as "Prevent a Litter" Month as a statement of affirmation to prevent the needless suffering and destruction of our County's pet. MOVED, READ AND ADOPTED by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado, at its regular meeting held the _4 .day of 1989. 3 COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO, By and Through Its BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS By. i erk of the Boar of Eunty Commissioners an r Z =' r r� *"�e , George A. Gates, Commissioner Commissioner (;,4r e5 seconded adoption of the foregoing resolution. The roll having been called, the vote was as follows: Commissioner George A. Gates Commissioner Donald H. Welch Commissioner Richard L. Gustafson This Resolution passed by Uw;�NS vote of the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado.