shelter

Reader Input: Shelter stakeholders left out of initial report

The 5-0 City Council decision to rezone central Auburn businesses to include emergency shelters was based on a ginned-up “Initial Study — Evaluation of Environmental Im ...

Reader Input: City council decides debacle

Wow. I have schooled on small-town politics. Yesterday’s city council approval to re-zone Highway 49 and Auburn Ravine Road was approved at the risk of losing federal HOME gr ...

Reader Input: Shelter effort rife with disorder

Like helter-skelter, rash, hasty disorder is within the city council and planners. Councilmembers can feel a noose around their necks as three of the five will have to force a shel ...

Reader Input: Put shelter in correct place

City Council members have proposed to rezone properties along Highway 49 and the Auburn-Ravine corridor to allow for emergency shelters. It’s true. State law requires citie ...

Homeless shelter on Auburn giant statue property loses steam

The idea of a homeless-shelter zoning designation on land now occupied by Auburn’s famous giant statues fizzled Tuesday in front of the city’s Planning Commission. Ins ...

Reader Input: Do right by our city’s homeless

With a fast approaching state-mandated deadline to define locations which are appropriately zoned for a homeless shelter, it could take years before the city actually contracts wit ...

Reader Input: Choose homeless shelter site with care

Choosing where to put the new homeless shelter needs to be carefully thought through as it is something that is going to have a very long-term effect on how Auburn is perceived by ...

Reader Input: Keep walking safe for seniors

Many seniors live in small, one-bedroom apartments in complexes along Auburn Ravine and Mikkelsen Drive in Auburn. They have a difficult time getting exercise, especially those wit ...

Auburn homeless shelter could share space with giant statues

The Auburn City Council has identified properties off Palm Avenue and Auburn Ravine Road, most prominently occupied by giant statues and a discount grocery store, that they believe ...

Reader Input: Plan back-to-basics homeless facility

What to do, what to do? Our city is having problems satisfying SB-2 2007, not for the lack of trying, but for the rejection by our general population. We Auburnites are jealously ...