Around 120+ residents/ members of the society met to set specific rules, decide future activities, and impose penalty costs for non-compliance with the mutually accepted rule-based approach taking into account the law of precedent by various courts and statutory laws.
For stray dogs, the following criteria were developed..
1. Feeding sites for stray will be enforced in the green belt area outside the entrance gate will be enforced in the green belt area outside the entrance gate.
2. Any effort to feed the stray dogs within the community premises will result in a fine of 5000 INR for the first attempt and a fine of 10000 INR for successive attempts.
3. Any resident who refuses to pay the penalty costs will have the above-mentioned fee deducted from their maintenance payments via the Prepaid meter placed in their unit.
4. Residents, security guards, and maintenance workers are permitted to take photographs as objective proof of noncompliance with feeding the Stray dogs on the grounds and post them on a public digital platform via the Estate Manager or Tower volunteers.
5. Prateek Laurel AOA would suggest, in cooperation with the AWC committee, the establishment of a home refuge for stray dogs in the Green Belt region. It was agreed during the meeting to engage a trained trainer (hired by AOA) and to feed stray dogs at the same location.
6. Security personnel at the front and back gates will prevent stray dogs from entering society by intimidating or soothing them rather than beating them directly.
7. All households are asked to take great care of their protection and to have their smartphones/cameras with them to photograph any violent behavior displayed by stray dogs. Once an objective proof is acquired, plans can be established to transport stray dogs to shelters.
8. No stray dogs will be permitted on society’s premises, and security personnel will take all precautions to prevent their admission.