Received 1,400 petition signatures in approximately 65 hours from Culver City residents in support of having a local Culver City Animal Control Officer who will be a member of the Culver City Police Department, AND in support of having a more humane and more local animal shelter.
Addressed the City Council on June 13, 2005 and August 8, 2005 with large turnouts from Culver City supporters, citing problems with current Los Angeles County animal control services and stressing the need for a Culver City Animal Control Officer.
Submitted to City Council several detailed reports as evidence of the need for a local animal control officer and a more conveniently located animal shelter.
Located an animal welfare organization that offered to donate a fully equipped animal control truck and transportation van to Culver City.
Made presentations to the Westside City Council of Government , Culver City Democratic Club and Lindberg Park Neighborhood Watch.
Conducted extensive research into existing successful local animal control programs in Santa Monica, Hawthorne, Torrance, Lawndale, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach in order to assist our local government in planning a program for Culver City.
Prepared research and documentation to pursue a Local Animal Control ballot initiative for a Culver City shelter.
Presented to the City Council and the local press numerous letters, declarations, incident reports and logs supporting the need for a local animal control officer and better animal sheltering services.
Attended ongoing courses relating to the animal control programs; the humane treatment of feral cats and trap/neuter/return (TNR) programs; alternative animal shelters; the no-kill shelter movement; animal behavioral issues; proper treatment of wildlife.
Hurricane Katrina: FCCA led a networking campaign to help animals being rescued as a result of the hurricane disaster.