The Council may, in its discretion, make and enter into a
contract with any association or corporation which shall have been organized and
engaged in the prevention of cruelty to animals, delegating thereto upon such
terms as may be fixed by the Council the duty and power of maintaining and
operating a pound and enforcing in a humane way ordinances relative to the
regulation, restraint and disposition of, dogs and other animals, birds, fowl
and reptiles; the Council may invest agents and employees of said organization
with all necessary police authority for the enforcement of said ordinances.
[June 7, 1915, new sec. 290; 1928 pub., sec. 290; 1942 recod., sec. 8-109; rev.
Nov. 6, 1962.]