Homeless shelter sites continue to anger residents – Story

Residents from West Valley City and South Salt Lake continued to voice opposition to the six proposed sites where a new homeless resource center will go. During a meeting Tuesday mayors from both cities said the process has been rushed and flawed. Source: Homeless shelter sites continue to anger residents - Story

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Seventh Potential Location For New Homeless Shelter In Salt Lake County Now Online | KUER

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams confirmed Wednesday he’s added one more site to the list of potential locations for a new homeless shelter with a Source: Seventh Potential Location For New Homeless Shelter In Salt Lake County Now Online | KUER

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Committee gets ear full over proposed homeless sites – Story

It was standing room only, and residents packed into multiple overflow rooms at the Capitol for one of the final hearings on the homeless shelter sites. West Valley City and South Salt Lake have been extremely outspoken about the proposals. Source: Committee gets ear full over proposed homeless sites - Story

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Hundreds give feedback on proposed locations for homeless shelter in Salt Lake County | fox13now.com

SALT LAKE CITY - With the final deadline for Salt Lake County to select the third and final homeless resource center, tensions were high as hundreds gathered to weigh in."We are important," shouted one person in attendance. "My voice, and my neighbor's voice, need to be heard."Hundreds turned out to voice their thoughts; in fact, so many people came out that four overflow rooms and a hallway were used to accommodate the crowd. Source: Hundreds give feedback on proposed locations for homeless shelter in Salt Lake County | fox13now.com

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Business owners speak out against proposal to put homeless shelter in South Salt Lake | fox13now.com

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah -- More than 70 South Salt Lake business owners held an emergency meeting Wednesday morning.They are planning their strategy to fight back against the county after they announced several locations for a possible new homeless resource center within the city.“It’s not looking very good for South Salt Lake, and people are upset and shocked and angry right now,” Mayor Cherie Wood said. Source: Business owners speak out against proposal to put homeless shelter in South Salt Lake | fox13now.com

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Seething West Valley, South Salt Lake residents protest all seven homeless site options | Deseret News

Hundreds of worried and frustrated West Valley City and South Salt Lake residents protested the now seven sites under consideration for a new homeless resource center on Wednesday. Source: Seething West Valley, South Salt Lake residents protest all seven homeless site options | Deseret News

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Hundreds give feedback on proposed locations for homeless shelter in Salt Lake County | fox13now.com

SALT LAKE CITY - With the final deadline for Salt Lake County to select the third and final homeless resource center, tensions were high as hundreds gathered to weigh in."We are important," shouted one person in attendance. "My voice, and my neighbor's voice, need to be heard."Hundreds turned out to voice their thoughts; in fact, so many people came out that four overflow rooms and a hallway were used to accommodate the crowd. Source: Hundreds give feedback on proposed locations for homeless shelter in Salt Lake County | fox13now.com

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War Brewing Over New Homeless Sites – Story | Utah | Good4Utah

SOUTH SALT LAKE (ABC4 Utah) South Salt Lake city officials basically declared war Monday against the county and the state over a new homeless resource center that could come to their city. South Salt Lake Fighting Back Source: War Brewing Over New Homeless Sites - Story | Utah | Good4Utah

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South Salt Lake officials: We’re too small, too poor to support county’s homeless shelter | The Salt Lake Tribune

  South Salt Lake doesn't have what it takes to support a homeless shelter, its mayor and others argued Monday.That's proven by "simple math," according to a news release: South Salt Lake is Salt Lake County's second-least-populated city and has its lowest median income."We simply cannot provide the resources to support a safe and productive shelter," said Mayor Cherie Wood in the release. Source: South Salt Lake officials: We're too small, too poor to support county's homeless shelter | The Salt Lake Tribune

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