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Planning Commission to hear proposal for cold weather emergency shelter Nov. 9

October 29, 2021 – Notices for Public Comment

Resurrection Lutheran Church is proposing to operate a cold weather emergency shelter, which would be funded by the City and Borough of Juneau, at 740 W. 10th Street. The Planning Commission will review the proposal at its Regular Meeting November 9 at 7 p.m.

The cold weather emergency shelter would provide individuals experiencing homelessness an overflow shelter opportunity on nights 32 degrees and below. Resurrection Lutheran Church is proposing to run the shelter out of the church social hall. The space is approximately 2,000 square feet providing enough space for 28 sleeping areas in addition to two restrooms and a commercial kitchen.

The public is encouraged to provide feedback and submit written comments to pc_comments@juneau.org by 12 noon, November 8, or testify at the meeting. To join the November 9 meeting, go to https://juneau.zoom.us/j/82646379779 or call 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-877-853-5257 (Toll Free) and enter Webinar ID: 826 4637 9779.

For more information, contact the Community Development Department Planner Allison Eddins at allison.eddins@juneau.org or 907-586-0753 ext. 4131.