MEDIA–Delaware County is currently in negotiations to extend an agreement with the Chester County SPCA to accept stray animals after its June 30 deadline, according to the Delaware County Daily Times.
Since Jan. 1, the on behalf of Delaware County municipalities, at a cost of $250 per animal since the
The agreement with the Chester County SPCA was a temporary fix while a new county-run animal shelter could be built in Darby Township but .
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But after Bonnett Associates, the project's architectural firm, presented their plan for the building, contractors returned with a $2 million price to build the facility—a price the county just can't stomach right now, Delaware County Council Vice Chairman Mario Civera told Patch in April.