City of Bloomington, Indiana – John Hamilton, Mayor

Animal Control Commission (1 Vacancy)


Type seated
Year Formed 1983
Statutory Name Animal Control Commission
Website https://bloomington.in.gov/boards/animal-control
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PURPOSE: The commission formulates adopts and implements policies, principles, and standards for humane treatment and control of all animals in the city.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Appointees shall have been voters of the city for at least one year immediately preceding the appointment.

DUTIES: Reviewing the decisions and actions of the senior animal control officer in any matter related to the enforcement of chapter 2.12.010 of the Bloomington Municipal Code.

TIME COMMITMENT: 1.5 hours per month

COMPENSATION: Each member of the commission does not receive compensation for their service.

Meeting Schedule

The 2nd Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m in the Animal Shelter.

Statute Citation


Public Works


Departmental Virgil Sauder
Legal Aleksandrina Pratt