Site for the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter off North Roan Street.
The City Commission on Thursday unanimously voted to add $1.5 million to its fiscal 2014 budget for the purpose of constructing the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter.
Vice Mayor Clayton Stout first introduced the idea earlier this month, and Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin took the liberty of inserting a spending chart into the meeting for consideration. The chart included the issuance of debt to get the shelter off the ground, $375,000 to help partially fund Johnson City Schools’ safety needs, as well as a few other additions.
The push came in the 11th hour, and city officials are rewriting the budget ordinance this morning in time to vote on a third and final reading.Read more at JohnsonCitypress.com comments powered by Disqus