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Athens-Clarke County Panhandling Roundtable

October 4, 2016 5:00pm 

City Hall Room 103


Discussion/Information Items

  1. Homeless and Poverty Coalition Update
  2. Police Department Update – including outreach/training sessions
  3. Outreach opportunities to students – discussion of venues and volunteers needed to perform outreach.

Action Item

  1. Recommendation to replace existing coin meter for homeless support on College Square with a re-purposed “contemporary” (credit card accepting) meter head. This would be a one-year trial with outreach designed to encourage greater giving, along with metrics to determine success.
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