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POLL: What Would You Do To Fix Healdsburg Animal Shelter?

Let's share our constructive ideas (i.e. no personal attacks) for finishing the new shelter building, improving transparency and rebuilding trust in the shelter's governance.

POLL: What Would You Do To Fix Healdsburg Animal Shelter?


As Healdsburg Patch readers know, one of our most bitter and controversial topics in this community is the

-- not to mention a lawsuit -- have rocked the shelter, its staff, volunteers, donors and Healdsburg animal lovers en masse.

-- while demands for specific financials on how the money contributed has been spent are still pending.

In 2011, six board members resigned from the shelter's board of directors,   Behind the scenes, many people are incensed about why so many board members left -- some pointing angry fingers at shelter management.

Although Healdsburg city government pays for animal control services at the shelter, it does not have authority over its operations.  Therefore, the city cannot run oversight on what seems to be a - and also on the part of shelter management, who say they are well-intended and doing the best they can to run the operation for the good of our local dogs and cats.

What are your ideas to solve this crisis? Take the poll below, or add your own ideas in the comments (please, no personal attacks).

Our pets are waiting...


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