June 24, 2024

The Ottawa City Commission is going over 2025 budget request from city partners and one of those is Prairie Paws Animal Shelter. They are seeking an increase of $55,000 to their annual request to fund the hiring of an animal control person. Prairie Paws Director Vanessa Cowie explained:

Police Chief Adam Weingartner also answered questions regarding the need for such a position. Commissioners took request into consideration.