Animal Services Advisory Committee

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Powers and Duties


The Animal Services Advisory Committee was initially established in June 1991, in compliance with the Texas Health and Safety Code.  The purpose of the Committee is to assist in compliance with the requirements of state law regarding animal shelters and control.  The advisory Committee is composed of one licensed veterinarian, the City's animal control officer, a police officer, and a representative from an animal welfare organization.  Another agency animal control officer may serve as a representative of an animal welfare organization.   Members are appointed by the City Council for a two (2) year term and may be reappointed.   The Committee shall meet at least three (3) times per year and the duties are limited to compliance with the requirements of Chapter 823-Animal Shelters of the Texas Health and Safety Code."


- Hurst Code of Ordinances, Chapter 4 Section 4-31

Number of Members: Four regular members, and one citizen member
Term: Two years
Meetings: Three (3) times per year and/or as needed

Place 1 
Name: Dr. Jason Risley
Term Expires: 2019

Place 2 
Name: Chris Chenevert
Term Expires: 2020

Place 3 
Name: Billy Keadle* 
Term Expires: 2019

Place 4 
Name: Michelle Watson
Term Expires: 2020

Place 5
Name: Kim K. Leach
Term Expires: 2019

* Chair


Agendas & Minutes 

August 29, 2018 Agenda

May 16, 2018 Agenda
May 16, 2018 Minutes

January 17, 2018 Agenda
January 17, 2018 Minutes

August 23, 2017 Agenda
August 23, 2017 Minutes

May 10, 2017 Agenda
May 10, 2017 Minutes

January 18, 2017 Agenda

August 3, 2016 Agenda
August 3, 2016 Minutes

April 13, 2016 Agenda
April 13, 2016 Minutes

January 13, 2016 Agenda