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Valley cities renew contract with Animal Services

North Bend, Snoqualmie and Carnation were among the 25 cities in King County to renew their animal control contracts with Regional Animal Services of King County.

Under the new agreements with Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), cities will be assessed charges based 80 percent on their use of services and 20 percent on their population, instead of the previous formula that weighted the charges 50/50. In addition, King County has redrawn the four animal control districts, and will staff each with at least one animal control officer seven days a week. The new contracts take effect January 1, 2013, and will run for three years.

Regional Animal Services of King County will provide animal control, animal sheltering, and pet licensing services to all of unincorporated King County and its contract cities.

 

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