Cottage Grove

Help for the homeless: Another forum scheduled in the Grove

COTTAGE GROVE – The City of Cottage Grove is still trying to figure out how to shelter its homeless population. 

In an ongoing conversation, though a short meeting by Grove council standards – only two hours long – council covered a lot of ground, reviewing legal sticking points and discussed a path forward on Monday. 

“If you’re not providing an alternative shelter of some kind then your ability to limit what goes on on your public lands is greatly restricted,” said Richard Meyers, city manager. “It would do nothing to help resolve . . .