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Joe Black addresses city council
Members offer help at animal shelter
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Stufano speaking to the council - photo by Photo by Reed Vanderpool
Representatives of the Joe Black Effort, a non-profit organization attempting to form a coalition for the humane treatment of animals in DeKalb County, addressed the city council last week with an offer to assist with the operation of the local dog pound.Joe Black Effort member Renee Stufano told the mayor and aldermen that the group would like to offer volunteer help at the animal shelter.“The Joe Black Effort is a not-for-profit organization, formed to help the animals in DeKalb County,” Stufano told the assembly.“We have a few different things we would like to see accomplished,” Stufano continued, “The first thing we have seen is that there is an issue in the county about stray, neglected, and abused animals. All of us can agree that there is a problem. We wish to offer a temporary solution.