The City of Aberdeen has made a preliminary offer to purchase approximately 31,000 square feet of property located at 421 S. Michigan Street for the purpose of operating a longer-term alternative shelter for unsheltered individuals.
The proposed purchase of the property will be considered at the August 28, 2019 City Council Meeting on Wednesday, August 28th at 7:15 on the 3rd floor of Aberdeen City Hall. Public comment is invited on all agenda items, including this one. For those unable to attend, written comments may be provided prior to the August 28th meeting. Please address all written comments to Aberdeen City Council, 200 E Market St, Aberdeen, WA 98520.
In addition to the Public Meeting, a site tour of the existing Temporary Alternative Shelter Location (TASL) located in the City Hall parking lot will take place on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. All persons interested in the tour should meet the City Council Public Works Committee and the Ad Hoc Committee on Homeless Response at the north side of City Hall at 5:00 pm. Mayor Larson, City Council members and City staff will be available to answer questions and lessons learned from the current TASL and discuss how those lessons are expected to be applied to a larger and longer-term location.