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Dangerous Dog Board


The chief of police, or his or her designee, determines a dog's status.  This appellate board hears any appeals of such determinations.  The appellate board consists of three members who shall be either:  a) a veterinarian licensed to practice in the state; b) professional dog obedience trainer with at least five years of teaching experience and/or membership in a nationally recognized dog trainers association such as, but not limited to, the National Association of Pet Dog Trainers; or c) a registered veterinary technician.  Such persons will serve as an appointee on a yearly basis.  No financial remuneration will be paid for their service.

This Board meets on an as-needed basis.  Interested in serving on the Board?  Contact your alderman or call the City Clerk at (252) 639-2701. 

Current Roster:

Name Term Expires
Dr Steve Stelma 08/10/2023
Dona Baker 08/27/2023
Dr. Bobbi Kotrba 08/09/2023