Animal Control & Shelter Advisory Board


The Animal Control & Shelter Advisory Board's (ACSAB) purpose is to assist the City in complying with the requirements of the animal shelter, under the State Health and Safety Code, by assisting, in an advisory role, with the development of standards related to animal control fees, personnel training, health and disease control, humane care and treatment of animals and transportation.

The minimum ACSAB membership requirements are defined in Chapter 823, Section 823.005, of the Texas Health and Safety Code. In addition to the minimum state required membership of four (4), the City Council may appoint up to three (3) to seven (7) additional members to serve on the ACSAB.  No more than three (3) City Council members may serve on the ACSAB at one time.  

  • Licensed Veterinarian (1 is required)
  • Animal Shelter Daily Operations Representative (1 is required)
  • Animal Welfare Organization Representative (1 is required)
  • Animal Welfare Volunteers/Citizen Representatives (up to 5)
  • Municipal Officials (1 is required; up to 3)

For a complete list of membership requirements and other information pertaining to the ACSAB, please view the most recent bylaws approved by City Council on October 16, 2018: Resolution No. R-2580 

The ACSAB meets quarterly (January, April, July and October) at the Rosenberg Civic Center, Multi-Media Room, 3825 Hwy 36 S, Rosenberg, TX 77471.  Meetings begin at 6:30 pm.

For more information on the ACSAB, please call Omar Polio, Director of Animal Control, at 832-595-3490.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are posted in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.  Minutes are available following approval.

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