Gallery: City Council Votes Against An Outside Emergency Shelter For Homeless People
Karla Grimsley, the CEO of Interfaith Emergency Services, speaks to the Ocala City Council about a proposed ordinance that would have allowed an Outside Emergency Shelter for homeless people at Interfaith during the Ocala City Council meeting at Ocala City Hall in Ocala, Fla. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Numerous homeless people and members of Interfaith Emergency Services crowded the City Council chamber to overflow capacity to support the ordinance, in addition to many Ocala west side residents who came in opposition to the ordinance. The Ocala City Council voted against the ordinance. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2021.
City Council Votes Against An Outside Emergency Shelter For Homeless People