How was the design for the proposed animal shelter determined?

In early 2017, the City partnered with the architectural firms of PGAL and Animal Arts to confirm the size, scope, site layout and approximate budget for the new animal shelter. In order to ensure the project encompasses community objectives, the City’s Animal Advisory Board was expanded from 5 to 11 members. The Animal Advisory Board has focused on the review of Animal Services programs and operations, animal shelter expansion space planning and the development of funding options. Read more at  

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1. How many animals are adopted at the Sugar Land Animal Shelter each year?
2. If we keep neutering all these animals, where do the new ones keep coming from?
3. Why does a new animal shelter cost $6.6 million?
4. Why is a new animal shelter on the ballot?
5. What types of research and studies were done prior to the animal shelter bond proposition being developed?
6. Is a new animal shelter being proposed because the 2017 annexation of New Territory and Greatwood caused the animal shelter to exceed its capacity?
7. Did annexation impact service levels and create new needs?
8. How was the design for the proposed animal shelter determined?
9. I thought the new animal shelter was going to cost closer to 9M. Why isn’t that amount reflected in the bond proposition?