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Saratoga Springs funds 24/7 low-barrier shelter

.Saying the city can no longer tolerate people living in the city’s Woodlawn Avenue parking garage, the mayor and the City Council voted unanimously on June 16 to fund RISE Housing and Support Service to transform the low-barrier Code Blue winter shelter into a 24/7, full-service drop-in center. Mayor Ron Kim said the move, which comes at a cost to the city of $239,385 for the remainder of the year, will help house those who are living in the parking garage and tents scattered throughout the city. From the Times-Union.