Homeless vacated from site

Notice went into effect Monday

 

April 6, 2022

Kyla Jutte

City workers clean up the campsite Monday morning.

Camping at the parking lot outside Sweet Home's old City Hall building during daytime hours is no longer allowed, according to a Sweet Home Police Department notice at the site that went into effect Monday, April 4.

Posted March 15, the document reads: "This area is public property and as such, encampments are illegal. All subjects who are camping here must vacate this area by April 4, 2022. All persons that fail to vacate the area within that time frame are subject to arrest for Criminal Trespass II (ORS 164.245)."

Police Chief Jeff Lynn, who recommended the notice after consulting with...



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