La Plata County Sheriff’s Office rejects managing new homeless site

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La Plata County Sheriff’s Office rejects managing new homeless site

City and county officials disagree over ban on semi-permanent camping
Homeless residents have been allowed to camp on La Plata County land west of downtown Durango and north of Tech Center Drive. City and county officials plan to close the camp before the summer to reduce fire danger.
The city of Durango is considering allowing camping on the northwest end of the Durango Dog Park. Campers would be required to break down their tents during the day.

La Plata County Sheriff’s Office rejects managing new homeless site

Homeless residents have been allowed to camp on La Plata County land west of downtown Durango and north of Tech Center Drive. City and county officials plan to close the camp before the summer to reduce fire danger.
The city of Durango is considering allowing camping on the northwest end of the Durango Dog Park. Campers would be required to break down their tents during the day.
Would you rather see homeless residents sleep at a new location near the Durango Dog Park or stay in their existing camp north of the Tech Center?
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