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Cottage Grove council discusses homeless strategies

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COTTAGE GROVE — While the pain points may be easier to identify than the solutions, Cottage Grove City Council this week had a robust discussion on how it might further assist the homeless population in the city. 

In a nutshell – and not unique to Cottage Grove – there are three issues to address, as pointed out by councilor Chalice Savage: “Homelessness, affordable housing, the bridge that connects the two.” 

It'll be an ongoing conversation that aims to tackle both long-term and short-term solutions for the unhoused . . .