‘It’s official: Martin County is no place for animals’

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “Four of five County Commissioners voted Tuesday to ‘reconstitute’ the Domestic Animal Control Task Force by removing all members of the public, citizens who care about animals and who have worked so hard to protect and advocate … Click here to read more

ACTION ALERT NOW: Speak up for the animals

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “ The Martin County Commission will be discussing the Domestic Animal Control Task Force at its meeting on December 13 following a vote last week to suspend all meetings and activities of the Task Force to allow new Commissioner Harold Jenkins to collect information to determine … Click here to read more

Domestic Animal Control Task Force suspended by Commissioners Jenkins, Ciampi, Smith

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “New County Commissioners Ciampi and Jenkins and re-elected Commissioner Smith voted today to suspend all meetings and activities of the Domestic Animal Control Task Force. Commissioner Smith initially suggested that the DAC Task Force be dissolved altogether and that staff be directed to restore the contract with the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, but Commissioner Jenkins … Click here to read more

Urgent Action Alert: Staff asks to extend HSTC contract WITHOUT Task Force recommendations

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “Martin County staff is asking the Board of County Commissioners to extend the animal care services contract with the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast until the end of the year (December 31, 2016) without incorporating any of the recommendations of the Domestic Animal Control Task Force … Click here to read more

Humane Society of the Treasure Coast tells Task Force to pound sand

From Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor: “The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast has rebuffed an effort by the Martin County Domestic Animal Control Task Force to gather information to assist members in fulfilling the mission assigned to the Task Force by the Board of County Commissioners … Click here to read more

Martin’s Domestic Animal Control Task Force meets, discusses ‘the elephant in the room’

Ginny Sherlock, renowned local attorney, civic activist, and former Associated Press editor provides an update on the most recent Martin County Domestic Animal Control Task Force meeting … Click here to read more