FARMINGTON — Angie Arnold, Animal Services Supervisor, has been terminated from her position, city officials confirmed today.

The decision follows months of controversy surrounding her qualifications, background and conditions at the shelter.

“We've been watching the situation for some time,” said Councilman Dan Darnell. “I think it's obvious that we hired a person that seemed really qualified, and that (the situation) did not work out.”

Arnold was dismissed on Feb. 1, Assistant City Manager Bob Campbell said.

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