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Kern County Board of Supervisors to declare homeless shelter crisis

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Posted at 2:27 PM, Oct 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-25 19:01:11-04

KERN COUNTY, Calif. — The Kern County Board of Supervisors will declare that a homeless shelter crisis exists within the county and plans to address the situation at a special meeting on Tuesday, October 29th.

The resolution declaring a homeless shelter crisis will allow the county to eliminate "bid requirements and establishing an emergency project to expedite the repairs to and replacement of existing County facilities and the construction of a low barrier navigation center."

The low barrier shelter is planned for 2731 O Street in Bakersfield.

You can read the full text of the resolution below:

Proposed Resolution Declaring a Homeless Shelter Crisis by Anthony Wright on Scribd