by Pam Zubeck
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is proposing higher fees for next year to cover costs of providing service in the unincorporated areas of El Paso County where animal control is offered. Those areas generally cover the Monument area, Ute Pass, Fountain, Widefield/Security and other scattered areas.
The changes will cover most of a $34,500 increase in the county's contract for services for 2011, which totals $479,567.
Here are the changes, which are to be considered by El Paso County commissioners on Thursday:
No license fees are charged for guide dogs used by the blind and the deaf.