[Lapham-Marquette PTG] day shelter meeting tomorrow

Jessie Chmell jessiechmell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 09:20:57 EDT 2015


There is a meeting about the proopsed day shelter tomorrow Wed. October 7,
2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Messner building (1326 E. Washington).

"Dane County has an accepted offer to purchase the 19,000 square foot
Messner's building at 1326 E. Washington Ave. as the future site of a
permanent homeless day center, contingent on City and County approvals. The
center is intended to be part of an overall syatem to link individuals to
community resoucres and to move people as quickly as possible form
homelessness to employment and permanent housing. The center, if approved,
would provide for basic needs such as private, accessible showeres; storage
space for personal items; laundry facilities; and space to stay cool and
keep warm, etc. The offer to purchase will need to be approved by the Dane
County Board and they wull need to receive conditional use approval from
the City Plan Commission and, likely, approval by the City Urban Design
Commission. If approved, Dane County plans to open the comprehensive day
resource center in October 2016. "

For more info, to ask questions or share concerns, please come. (Ald.
Ledell Zellers, Sup. Heidi Wegleitner and Sup. John Hendrick will all be
there.)
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