City eyes homeless mitigation camp
Cities have found some success with idea
December 1, 2022
Establishing a mitigation site for a year where homeless people could erect tents would cost the City of Shelton about $35,000, while employing staff to oversee the encampment at night would cost about $100,000.
The Shelton City Council discussed and ranked seven recommendations by its homelessness task force Nov. 22 at a study session at the Shelton Civic Center.
“I’m hearing the mitigation site is the number one thing we should be working on,” said City Manager Jeff Niten.
“I think a mitigation site is the most important start,” Mayor Eric Onisko said. He added, “I think we s...
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