Council supports homeless facility location
Committee recommends City Hall parking lot for temporary shelter
January 19, 2022
The Sweet Home City Council voiced unanimous support on Jan. 11 for a "temporary managed homeless outreach and resource facility" being constructed in a fenced-in, paved area behind the back parking lot of City Hall, 3225 Main St.
The facility, which would be enclosed by a privacy fence, would feature 30 8-by-13-foot Conestoga Hut micro-shelters, as well as a mobile shower unit, office space for resources, and lighting.
According to Staff Engineer Joe Graybill's "back of the napkin" estimate, site preparation – construction, a new fence and gates, utilities and new electrical infrastructu...