Many pledge support during meeting on contentious Market St. homeless camp

By Marti Schodt – UW News Lab Ballard community members and residents of the long-standing Nickelsville encampments gathered last night at Trinity United Methodist Church to discuss the new homeless camp coming to 2826 Market St. in early November. The encampment plans were announced in June, along with two other Ballard locations, by Mayor Ed […]

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City to proceed with homeless encampment on Market St

After months of deliberation and contentious meetings with various neighborhood stakeholders Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Mike O’Brien announced on Wednesday that the City is going ahead with the temporary homeless encampment at 2826 NW Market St. After consulting with a number of local stakeholders, City staff spent the last three months evaluating the viability of six alternative sites, […]

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