Monday evening the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety approved the annual Animal Control Services Agreement with the non-profit Marshall County Humane Society.  The agreement begins on January 1, 2024.

The Humana Society will assist the city with lost, stray, homeless, and injured animals. The Society will also help the City of Plymouth with animals in distress or may need to be rescued for other reasons.  Their services include the responsibility of sheltering, feeding, and disposing of animals in accordance with the agreement.

The Marshall County Humane Society may charge any owner of an animal with has been impounded in the shelter a boarding fee and an impound fee in connection with the redemption of the animal.   

City Attorney Sean Surrisi said the terms of the annual agreement haven’t changed and neither has the cost.  The City of Plymouth shall pay the shelter the total sum of $30,000 to be paid in monthly installments of $2,500 for the calendar year of 2024.