The Express Newspaper August 25, 2016

Saratoga Co. Animal Shelter – Pets for Adoption

CamiCami, SF, DSH, 7 yrs old, Litter Box Trained, Small children made her nervous so she was returned. Very sweet girl.












Copy of PaulPaul, NM, DSH, Adult, Litter box trained, So laid back. Great cat.


HandsomeHandsome,DSH,NM, Adult, Litter box trained, Great with kids


Calvin 2Calvin,NM, 5yrs old. Weight 135lbs, older kids only, good with dog & cats, Housebroken, Need training with treat/food aggression

Saratoga County
Animal Shelter
6010 County Farm Rd.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
(518) 885-4113

Committee Trying to Keep Animal Shelter JD Flexible – By Harold Wessell

BALLSTON SPA, April 3: – Saratoga County Personnel Director  Jack Kalinkewicz  updated the Personnel and Insurance Committee at its April 3 meeting. The dominant discussion arose from frequent assertions by the public at the last Board  of Supervisors that an inadequate job description for a new Animal Shelter Director led to selection of a candidate not adequate to the job.

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Supervisors Struggle Over Animal Shelter Appointment – by Harold Wessell

BALLSTON SPA, March 19 – No one expects to get turned down for a job to the strains of a cheering crowd.  Christina Abele of Halfmoon had that experience, today, in the chambers of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors, in her quest to succeed recently retired, longtime Director of the County Animal Shelter, Daniel Butler.

Of 23 supervisors, six were absent, which as Waterford's John Lawler noted, "are automatically no votes."  That alone presented a serious hurdle for the nomination, because of those who remained, seven voted against the appointment. These included one of the two supervisors from the County's second largest municipality, Saratoga Springs; and both from the largest municipality, Clifton Park. Especially with so many absentees, those three supervisors essentially doomed the appointment because of the weighted vote tally, based on the population of a supervisor's municipality.

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