Del Norte County Supervisor Roger Gitlin is planning a town hall meeting for discussion of local topics, including a federal court ruling that allows the homeless to sleep on public property.
The April 3 meeting is at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds,
According to a release from Gitlin, topics will include the Crescent City’s amended ordinances in response to the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling, which prohibits officers from arresting or prosecuting people for sleeping in public places when no other shelter options are available.
Another topic will address recent announcements that the former medical office building at 200 A Street will be demolished to make way for a 37-unit condominium. Investors and project spokespersons are expected to be on hand for questions and discussion.
The next segment will be discussing the use of state and county inmate crews to perform trash abatement in the county. Sheriff’s and prison officials will be on hand for dialog.
Removal of dams on the Klamath River is another topic up for discussion. Spokespersons for the Klamath River Reclamation Corporation will be present.
Time has been allotted for open discussion, according to a press release from Gitlin.
The meeting starts at 5:45 p.m.