Residents butt heads over homelessness at board meeting

Some worry that helping needy will draw more indigents here

Mariposa United Methodist Church Pastor and shelter advocate Ginger Foster addressed the board of supervisors on June 9 as a full house listened. (Erik Skindrud | The GAZETTE)Making her point at Tuesday’s well-attended board of supervisors’ meeting on a county plan to address homelessness, business owner Kim Costa pointed to some uneven local statistics.
“The population of Mariposa isn’t growing, but the homeless population is,” she told all assembled.
County officials need to keep that in mind...

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