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Committee talks options for the homeless

 

December 29, 2021



Community Services Officer Sean Morgan delivered numbers regarding Sweet Home’s homeless population and discussed a proposed sleep center during a Community Health Committee meeting at City Hall on Monday, Dec. 20.

According to Morgan’s count, some 26 homeless people currently stay in the city. Twelve occupy the parking lot of the former City Hall building on 12th Ave.

“They have different arrangements,” he said. “Sometimes they sleep in a friend’s house, sometimes in a car. It’s all over the place.”

Morgan noted the likely existence of another 10.

“I don’t know where th...



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