Animal Shelter Advisory Committee


  • Three meetings per year
  • Conference Room at the Public Works Facility, 205 Brenda Lane
Term Expiration Date
Dr. Karen Metzler, Licensed Veterinarian Place One May 2017
Petina Powers Place Two May 2018
VACANT (Animal Welfare Organization) Place Three May 2017
Kevin McMillin, City Official Place Four May 2018
Jose Wheeland, City Staff First Alternate May 2017
Vicki Austin Second Alternate May 2018

The purpose of the committee shall be to assist animal shelters located within the city limits regarding compliance with Chapter 823 of the Health and Safety Code. Additionally, upon request of the city council, the committee may: (i) provide recommendations to the city regarding its compliance with the Texas Rabies Control Act and (ii) recommend ways to improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the city’s animal control program. For more information, contact the Director of Public Works at 817-230-0449.