ORANGE COUNTY, NC (March 8, 2016) – One major way citizens can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to volunteer to serve on the various advisory boards and commissions.  Currently there is an opening on the Animal Services Advisory Board for a Town of Hillsborough representative. 

The Animal Services Advisory Board is charged to provide input and advice to the staff of the Animal Services Department.   Animal Services has animals available for adoption, and also partners with area rescue organizations to place as many animals as possible with loving homes.  The department also manages licensing and offers low-cost rabies clinics, spay/neuter programs and other services.

In addition, the department provides Animal Control services to the unincorporated portion of Orange County, Hillsborough, and Chapel Hill.   Responsibilities include enforcing North Carolina General Statutes as well as County laws that apply to animals.

If interested, please apply at .

Orange County strives for diversity on volunteer advisory boards.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants must reside in Orange County.  Volunteers appointed by the Board of County Commissioners have an opportunity to influence the way of life in Orange County.

For questions regarding the Animal Services Advisory Board – Town of Hillsborough position or for additional information, call Thom Freeman 919-245-2125 or email

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