Denton Record-Chronicle: Board Gets Update from City

On February 21, 2013, the City of Denton met with donors and Denton Animal Shelter Foundation board members to present the progress of the Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center. The timeline for new animal shelter is as follows:

August 2007: City of Denton and Denton Animal Shelter Foundation sign agreement for public-private partnership

December 2008: City acquires land to build shelter for $980,264; presents master plan to City Council

January 2009: Foundation begins capital campaign

November 2010: Master plan revised to reduce estimated cost of shelter from $9.2 million to $5 million

July 2011: Foundation meets goal; raises $2 million

January 2012: City hires architect

September 2012: Ceremonial groundbreaking

July 2013: Estimated construction begins

Summer 2014: Estimated shelter opening

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