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Cape Gazette NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25- MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013 21 Dogs Continued from page 16 from $25 to $100. Whipple said neighbors' eyewitness accounts carry as much weight in court as eyewitness accounts from SPCA officers. In New Castle the county's costs. County, excessive barking is de- Councilman Sam Wilson, fined as barking for more than R-Georgetown, said he didn't un- 10 minutes. derstand why the county would "We ask residents to keep a impose regulations when the log, and some even use cell- problem could be corrected in phone recordings," Whipple other ways. Wilson, who owns a said. "We've had no repeat of- small manufactured home park, fenders." said as park owner he deals directly with issues such as ex- Residents plead for ordinance cessive noise, passage "I tell them to take care of their dog or move," he said, add- In addition, council members ing community's homeowners' got an earful from residents associations should deal with who have problems with bark- barking dogs. ing dogs. Carol Barford, who lives in "To be honest, I have more trouble with boom boxes riding Stable Farms near Rehoboth by," he said. Beach, pleaded with council to Councilwoman Joan Deav- pass the ordinance. She said she er, D-Rehoboth Beach, voted has tried, with no success, since against deferring action on the 2008 to deal with a barking dog ordinance, saying it was another in an adjoining community. She said there are three dogs that delay to enacting the ordinance, are left outside all day when the Kent SPCA has received 60owners go to work. "But it's one dog that we have complaints complaints about," she said. Council had extended its pub- She presented council with lic hearing to get information a audiotape she recorded two from Major Brian Whipple, an weeks ago with the dog barking animal control officer with the for 33 minutes. "We can't go out- Kent County SPCA, the orga- side into the backyard; we can't nization that would enforce the sit out on the deck," she said. county's excessive dog barking She said she has spoken to the ordinance, dog's owner several times and Whipple said his organization even recorded the dog barking had received 60 complaints from on the owner's phone answering Sussex residents about barking machine. dogs since the start of 2013. With Mary Lou Ritson and Carol no enforcement regulations on Dadds, who live in Plantations the books, he said there is little East near Lewes, told similar or nothing officers can do. stories. They said two dogs are Kent County SPCA providesleft alone most days in a sec- barking-dog enforcement in ond-floor condominium in their Delaware's two other court- building with the windows and ties. Whipple said after three porch open. They bark inces- complaints against one dog, his santly until the owners return agency issues a Violation notice home, they said. to the dog's owner. He said they 7 a.m. they start barking," try to resolve the issue after the Ritson said. "It's a quality of life first and second complaints, issue." Most cases are resolved before "It's not fair to the animals going to court, he said. either," Dadds said. In New Castle County, 35 of Dean Kostas, who lives in 279 complaints have ended up Plantations near Lewes, said a in court, and all have resulted nearby kennel's barking dogs in convictions and fines ranging have plagued his community for Mon Oct. 21st - Sun Nov. 3rd SAS Shoes Journey Roamer SAS Comfort Shoes 18798 Coastal Hwy Unit 3, Rehoboth Beach, DE 302-644-3660 Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10-8, Fri. & Sat. 10-9, Sun. 11-6 years. He's spoken to the ken- nel owners with no resolution. Speaking for his neighbors, he said, "We are asking for a third party to come in and give us relief. Unfortunately, we need laws because of those who could care less." He said staff of SeaScape Property Management - the Plantations' management com- pany - told him they receive complaints from people through- out the area about barking dogs left out in yards and porches while their owners are away. Rehoboth makes appointments The Rehoboth Beach commis- sioners unanimously approved five appointments to various board and commissions at their Oct. 18 meeting.-Bunky Markert, David Mellen and Paul Hub- bard were all appointed to the Planning Commission, while Priscilla Smith was reappointed to the Parks and Shade Tree Commission. Doug Popham was reappointed to the Board of Ad- justment, and Mayor Sam Cooper said he would make one more appointment to the board. All the appointed officers will serve three-year terms. Rehoboth committee meeting cancelled The Rehoboth Beach Parks and Shade Tree Commission has cancelled its Monday, Oct. 28 meeting due to a lack of agenda items. The commission's next scheduled meeting is Monday, Nov. 25. 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