Monday, July 25, 2011

County park could become tent city

An isolated county park in Mims could become the future site of a "tent city" to house some of Brevard County's homeless population.

Brevard County Commission Chairman Robin Fisher and advocates for the homeless are pushing a plan to convert a section of Hatbill Park in Mims into a tent city for people without a permanent place to live, in a plan modeled after Pinellas Hope.

The renewed push to find a legal alternative to homeless people illegally camping on private property was triggered by a recent Titusville Police Department initiative to clear out homeless camps in the city in advance of the last shuttle launch.

Read the Florida Today report here. And see previous post here.


At 3:38 PM, Anonymous Gabriel said...

This won't really have effect, I think so.
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