Cottage Grove

Neighbors look to nix new shelter in Cottage Grove

The Cottage Grove city council met in a packed house Monday night to discuss the hot button issues in town: the proposed homeless shelter and Community Health Clinic. 

The meeting audio was piped into the city hall lobby and extra chairs were placed in the hallway to accommodate the crowd. Fourteen individuals spoke during public comment to express their discontent with the newly proposed shelter site, the old Covered Bridge Church of the Nazarene, 152 S. M St. 

Chief complaints about the Nazarene Church site included:

A potential drop . . .