"We're getting pounced on because
With mounting fines, unclear direction from building officials and the homeless lining up outside their doors, leaders of Westgate Tabernacle Church had no choice but to illegally operate a homeless shelter in Palm Beach County, Bishop Avis Hill testified.
the county is not doing anything"
The church tried to work with the county, he said, but the steps it needed to take were unclear.
Meanwhile, the number of homeless people seeking shelter mounted because the county doesn't have an emergency shelter, he said.
"We're getting pounced on because the county is not doing anything,"
Read the Palm Beach Post report here and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story here.