Clerk alerts dog owners: clean up

JOHNSTOWN -City Clerk Cathy VanAlstyne today issued a reminder to dog owners in the city.

“To help keep our city clean, you are reminded to clean up after your animal,” she stated in a news release. “He or she is your responsibility.”

VanAlstyne said the city fine for not removing pet excrement is as follows: not less than $25 and not more than $75 for each violation.

The clerk also reminds the public that dogs must also be on a leash in the city.