Burlington City Council signs off on new help for the homeless
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - New places for the homeless to stay are coming to Burlington after the City Council signed off on shelter options Monday night.
The council voted unanimously in favor of the $3 million plan. It’s part of Mayor Miro Weinberger’s 10-point plan.
The money will create and operate a low-barrier emergency shelter pod community, develop and create a low-barrier shelter downtown, hire a full-time person to oversee homelessness issues and support the homelessness initiatives of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity.
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