Sarasota News Leader

10/11/2013

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SHAW SAYS, 'NO WAY!' A homeless man takes shelter at a former service station on Pineapple Avenue. Photo by Norman Schimmel WILL NORTH SARASOTA SEE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ANOTHER HOMELESS SHELTER? By Stan Zimmerman City Editor Wayne Applebee, the criminal justice policy coordinator for Sarasota County, will be the person charged with putting into effect the plan a consultant is developing for dealing with homelessness issues in the community. after consultant Robert Marbut releases his proposal, which is expected in November. "Marbut is only the planner: I will be the coordinator and implementer," Applebee told The Sarasota News Leader. That was the announcement Thursday morn- Having pointing out he will not remain in the ing, Oct. 10, by Paul Sutton, chairman of the community after he completes his proposal, Homeless Committee Marbut had called of the Community for a point person on Alliance of Sarasota We as neighbors will not allow this the project, Applebee County, during a reg- [new] facility to be established in our added. ular meeting of his neighborhood. We are not powerless. A suggestion for the group. District 1 is no longer a dumping ground. site of a new homeless shelter in the commuApplebee will be Barbara Langston President nity is expected to assigned that responAmaryllis Park Neighborhood Association be part of Marbut's sibility for two years

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