One removed during homeless forum in Austin

One removed during homeless forum in Austin


AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL HAS A LOT TO DIGEST THIS MORNING AFTER ANOTHER HEATED PUBLIC HEARING OVER CHANGES TO THE CITY’S HOMELESS ORDINANCES.3-JOHN: MORE THAN 300 PEOPLE SHOWED UP LAST NIGHT — SOME VERY VOCAL — BOTH WITH COUNCIL AND EACH OTHER.AUDIENCE MEMBER: “WHAT WILL IT TAKE, WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR THIS BOARD TO REPEAL THE LENIENT CHANGES THEY MADE IN JUNE, THAT CAN LEAD TO A SHANTY TOWN? WE CANNOT NORMALIZE SHANTY TOWN. THAT DOESN’T HELP ANYBODY, THAT DOESN’T HELP THE HOMELESS.” {CLAPPING}“MA’AM, ALL OF ARE HERE TO HEAR SOLUTIONS!””YOU’RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME!”áYELLINGá 3-AMANDA:AUSTIN MAYOR STEVE ADLER, CITY COUNTIL MEMBERS, AND INTEGRAL CARE WERE AT THE FORUM AT ST. EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY.THOSE PEOPLE YOU HEARD YELLING… WERE SOME OF THE CALMER ONES.AT LEAST ONE PERSON WAS KICKED OUT.3-SALLY: LAST WEEK, THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDED RESTRICTIONS ON WHERE HOMELESS PEOPLE CAN CAMP. ONE GUEST AT THE MEETING SAID HE WANTS TO MAKE SURE THE WATERSHED AREA BEHIND HIS HOUSE IS INCLUDED.STEFAN WRAY/WANTS BAN ON CAMPING IN WATERSHED AREAS “WE WERE TOLD BY APD, ITS PROBABLY NOT A GOOD IDEA TO GO BACK THERE RIGHT NOW. THAT THERE’S A COUPLE OF INDIVIDUALS THAT MIGHT NOT BE SAFE.” 3-JOHN:CITY COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER FEEDBACK FROM ALL ITS FORUMS WHEN MEMBERS DISCUSS IT AT THEIR MEETING SEPTEMBER NINETEENTH.WE POSTED THE CITY MANAGER’S RECOMMENDATIONS ON OUR WEBSITE: KXAN.COM.JUAN ASKS QUESTION …WOMAN: ADLER ARE YOU áUNINTELLIGIBLEá, ARE YOU áUNINTELLIGIBLEá — ARE YOU GOING TO GO BACK TO YOUR $4 MILLION CONDO NOW? YOU CRIMINALIZE PEOPLE ARE STANDING UP TO THEIR COMMUNITIES? — HEY — HEY AMANDA:AND THE DISRUPTIONS CONTINUED AT A POST-FORUM PRESS CONFERENCE WITH MAYOR STEVE ADLER.MAYOR ADLER SAYS CITY COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER INCREASING THE FUNDING FOR THE HOMELESS AT A BUDGET MEETING NEXT WEEK.HE SAYS THE CITY HAS TO ACT NOW BECAUSE NEXT YEAR THEY WILL BE CONSTRAINED BY NEW PROPERTY TAX RESTRICTIONS. HE ALSO SAID REVENUE FROM ANY EXPANSION OF THE CONVENTION CENTER COULD BE USED ON THE

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4 thoughts on “One removed during homeless forum in Austin

  1. Owen Shroyer is the man. Austin has become a shithole. I live in Round Rock and I hate having to go into Austin. Liberals have become absolutely fucking retarded.

  2. thats Owen Shroyer, and you california transplants that have taken over austin are going to get whats coming to you when the people of Texas have finally had enough of your communist liberal bullshit.

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