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Denver City Council Approves Funding for Safe Camping Sites


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In a 10-1 vote, Denver City Council approved allotting $900,000 to existing and future safe-camping sites for people experiencing homelessness through a contract with the nonprofit Colorado Village Collaborative.

“I have heard from massive numbers of my constituents that they think this would be the direction that would be better to go than what we’ve had with unregulated camps,” Councilwoman Robin Kniech said during the February 16 council meeting before voting in favor of the proposal.

The money will help

Eureka Council Passes New Camping Ordinance

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Eureka Council Passes New Camping Ordinance


By Linda Stansberry

on Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 10:43 AM

After nearly two hours of discussion, the Eureka City Council voted Tuesday to pass an ordinance repealing and replacing the city’s camping ordinance, with Councilmember Leslie Castellano dissenting.

The ordinance was altered to reflect public concern over perceived criminalization of homelessness, changing the recommended criminal