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11/22/2103

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FINALIZING HIS REPORT Dr. Robert Marbut addresses the audience at the League of Women Voters of Sarasota County on Nov. 15. Photo by Roger Drouin HOMELESSNESS CONSULTANT ROBERT MARBUT HAS A LIST OF FOUR POSSIBLE LOCATIONS FOR A PERMANENT HOMELESS SHELTER IN SARASOTA COUNTY, A RECOMMENDATION THAT WILL BE PART OF THE PLAN HE PRESENTS NOV. 25 By Roger Drouin County Editor If Sarasota builds a homeless facility, about 85 more of the programs and move from living to 91 percent of the area's homeless population on the street to living in a home. will go into the new shelter — which would also serve as a hub for social services ranging That is the ultimate goal, said Marbut, who is from substance abuse and mental health coun- wrapping up the last of his community meetseling to job training — homeless consultant ings and preparing to make presentations of Dr. Robert Marbut told the League of Women his final report to local elected officials Nov. 25. Marbut has been Voters of Sarasota working on the report County at a luncheon How you run the building is almost since August. Friday, Nov. 15. Of that group, an estimated 51 percent will graduate from one or as important as where. Dr. Robert Marbut Homelessness Consultant One of the audience members at the League of Women

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