Berrien County Animal Control has merged with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.

ST. JOSEPH — Having served as interim manager since May, Ashley Herr was appointed shelter manager for Berrien County Animal Control on Thursday.

Berrien County Administrator Brian Dissette told commissioners Thursday that a committee interviewed candidates for the permanent appointment last week, and Herr stood out. She will be paid a starting salary of $63,418 effective Oct. 23.

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