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Columbus Animal Care Services could be supervised by the city’s Board of Works rather than the Columbus Police Department to help police achieve a national accreditation.
City council members gave unanimous approval for three ordinance changes Tuesday allowing the transfer. The council will consider the changes on a final vote at its next meeting at 6 p.m. March 4 at City Hall.
Changes include moving administrative authority for animal control to the city’s Board of Works, changing the title of current animal care services manager Nicole Birdwell Goodin to general manager, and adding a member to the Animal Care Services Commission while changing the makeup of that commission slightly.
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