A sketchy & renewed plan to save the "houseless" has incurred more resistance.
Kansas City insiders already know that J.E. Dunn shut down this project inside the loop because it threatened to blight their HQ.
Now, the recycled plan has encountered neighborhood opposition.
But first . . .
Now here's MSM follow-up that mostly focuses on locals feeling like they've been railroaded . . .
A pallet shelter is a temporary transitional unit that would include help with medical care, transportation and social services for homeless individuals. Recently, Kansas City Councilwoman Melissa Robinson introduced a resolution directing the city manager to create an assessment and funding plan for a pallet shelter. That assessment plan is for Municipal Farm at Eastwood Hills . . .
“How much does Eastwood Hills have to sacrifice? When does it end. We are an easy target,” said resident Amelia Burnham. “We are not opposed to this. We are opposed to something being ram-rodded through without talking to the people that pay taxes.”
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Kansas City leaders are looking to create a pallet shelter for the homeless, but there's concerns about a potential location in the Eastwood Hills neighborhood, south of the stadiums. A pallet shelter is a temporary transitional unit that would include help with medical care, transportation and social services for homeless individuals.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lula Lading has lived on Ozark Road in the Eastwood Hills neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri, for almost 60-years. She remembers looking out the window and seeing Kansas City's Municipal Farm, but since, a lot has changed since. "It needs to be shaped down and fixed," Lading said.
'We don't want garbage everywhere': KC neighborhood upset over new planned housing for the houseless
Kansas City plans to build a tiny community for the houseless, but neighbors are concerned and don't want it in their backyards.The Eastwood Hills Community Association worries it won't be as ideal as the city promises.The community center was packed tonight. Standing room only.
Developing . . .