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Cherokee County COVID-19 Confirmation - March 27, 2020

The City of Wells in Cherokee County Texas has one confirmed case of COVID-19 in our community.Ci... [more...]

City Business Postponement - March 23, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the mayor of Wells has postponed the following: April 13, 2020, ... [more...]

Reminder For City of Wells Utility Customers - March 19, 2020

It is very important NOT to flush any wipes down the commode into our sewer system. This includes... [more...]

Wells Homecoming Canelled - March 19, 2020

The Wells Community Homecoming scheduled April 4, 2020, has been POSTPONED only. This event will ... [more...]

City Hall Closure Information - March 18, 2020

Effective Thursday, March 18, 2020, Wells City Hall will be closed to the public. The employee... [more...]

Payment Alert - October 19, 2018

This is the City of Wells' only payment website. When you select "Payment Options on the left-han... [more...]

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Animal Control Information & Notice

The mission of Animal Control is to provide a safe, humane shelter for unwanted, stray and abused animals in accordance with state regulations. The Department is responsible for assuring the timely and effective enforcement of the County’s ordinances and State laws. The Department strives to protect the public’s health and safety from vicious, sick or injured animals, to educate the public about responsible animal care and ownership, and to reduce the number of unwanted animals.

Notice of Livestock Impoundment 10.7.18

 

 

 

A person who owns or has responsibility for the control of a horse, mule, donkey, cow, bull, hog, sheep or goat, may not knowingly permit the animal to traverse or roam at large, unattended, on the right-of-way of a highway. Discovery of an Estray and duty to report to the Chief of Police: It is also important to know that if a citizen discovers livestock on his or her property without their permission they must report the presence of the estray to the Sheriff as soon as reasonably possible. It is then the Chief of Police’s responsibility to attempt to identify the owner of the animal and notify them for recovery except that if it is determined that the Estray is dangerous to the public, then the Estray may be immediately impounded. You can learn more about the Estray Laws by visiting: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/AG/htm/AG.142.htm