ATASCADERO El Camino Homeless Shelter (ECHO) will be required to obtain a Conditional Use Permit for the services it offers, but the sides are divided over whether that was the right decision to make.
The Atascadero City Council voted 3-1 in favor of the first of two ordinances brought before it at its regular meeting Tuesday night.
Community Development Director Warren Frace presented the ordinances saying, The main issue that [seems] to be of concern was the idea of a meal program. Right now, ECHO operates as part of their shelter operation an open meal program that is open to the general public as well as to their residents.For the complete article see the 09-27-2013 issue.
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