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As your law enforcement Commander, I want to speak to you about our community. We have a very safe, secure and respectable community due in large part to your efforts as citizens. Occasionally, incidents occur that lead us to feel unsafe when we hear about them. These incidents are few and far between, however. This is where the Power of We plays its part. This requires a partnership with the community and its police department based on trust and effective communication. The Police can’t be everywhere, all of the time. As citizens it
Keep them safe, Keep them on a leash Fountain Hills is a designated Pet Friendly town and with the weather cooling off, our furry friends are ready to be outdoors. With great parks and trails, our hometown offers a multitude of options for walking your pets. As our parks and trails become more popular this time of year, we want to remind all pet owners to abide by our Town Ordinance requiring all pets to be on a leash at all times while in our parks. This rule is for the safety of you, your pet, and other park users. Please do not allow pets to run offleash in our ball fields or open space, as this can create unsafe situations between animals, wildlife, and residents. Our first priority is keeping all of our residents, two or four-legged, safe and healthy. When your pet needs exercise and socializing, we encourage our residents to use our Dog Park at Desert Vista Park. This popular, 3-acre facility allows dogs to run off-leash in a protected, fenced area. This space is designed with two social areas, one intended for larger, more active dogs, and one for smaller, more passive dogs. Please visit the Town website for more details about any of our parks and trails.
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is important that you play your very important role. That role is to be our eyes and ears in your neighborhood and to communicate that information to us. Do not assume that we know when something is happening. We need your help to keep us informed of issues that are important to you, which in turn, allows us to help keep the community safe. Have a gut feeling that that something is wrong or out of place? See something unusual? Want to speak with a Deputy about a problem? Please, give us a call. It allows us to be more aware of problem
areas and provides you the peace of mind that we looked into your concerns. You may contact us through MCSO dispatch at (602) 876-1011 or 911 in an emergency. Together, we can keep Fountain Hills safe and secure. Thank you for being the best community to live and work in! Capt. Henry Brandimarte Fountain Hills Commander Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
DOG LICENSING INFORMATION DO YOU HAVE A DOG IN FOUNTAIN HILLS? • All dogs three months of age or older within the town limits of Fountain Hills must have a Fountain Hills animal license • A license is required by Arizona State Statute §11-1008 and by Fountain Hills Town Code 6-2-3 • Household maximum is four (4) dogs • Winter visitors must also license their dogs IS THERE A COST? CURRENT COSTS ARE: • $17.00 annually for a spayed/neutered dog and $42.00 annually for a non-altered dog. • $6.00 annually for spayed/neutered dog if the owner is 65 or older • Late fees are applicable HOW AND WHERE CAN THE LICENSE BE OBTAINED? • In person at Town Hall (7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Monday through Thursday). Send or bring the necessary paperwork with the fee. Application forms can be downloaded from our website: www.fh.az.gov/pets
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