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Grand Jury and County Agree on One Homeless Issue

An example that not all grand jury reports are negative. The Nevada County Civil Grand Jury has just issued a report about homelessness in Nevada County, and how local governments are dealing with the complex issue. Jury foreperson Tom Achter says the investigation began by interviewing several members of non-profit groups in the community…

Listen to Tom Achter 1

In one of the grand jury’s recommendations, they suggested that the county hire what they were calling a Housing Resource Manager–someone to work with all the stakeholders to find ways of creating more affordable housing, and to coordinate services for homeless people. It turns out, that’s exactly what the county is doing…

Listen to Tom Achter 2

Achter says the county is currently in the hiring process. The report by the grand jury was the tenth and final report of this year.

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