City officials discuss managing the homeless | Western Colorado

The city of Grand Junction, like many communities of a similar size, is grappling with the problem of having the highest number of homeless people in the city.

City Council member Rick Taggart raised the issue during a budget workshop last week.






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Mike Balentine takes a nap Friday at Emerson Park in Grand Junction. He and his wife, Cari Tindell, have been camping in their van for several months.










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People living in their cars park on 10th Street adjacent to Emerson Park in Grand Junction, Colorado on Friday, October 14, 2022. Photo by Barton Glasser




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Cari Tindell, left, Eddie Himes and Robert Dimond hang out in Dimond’s van at Emerson Park in Grand Junction.




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