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keep funding share

it is very important to our community that you continue to fund share. I am greived that folks choose to put so much energy into such negativity about a program that is working to improve the lives of members of our community who are often ignored.

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Save SHARE--and eliminate Paul Allen and other spec int projects

Save SHARE! I suggest you eliminate all funding for Paul Allen projects and other special interests--or charge those projects entirely to those special interests--and use some of the savings for SHARE. With those savings, you can probably also eliminate utility increases and other fee increases--and keep the parking fee structure the same. Seattle parking is already much higher than parking any where else I have been ...more »

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Please continue to fund SHARE.

I totally disagree with this letter. It actually sounds like it was submitted by someone with impaired perceptions. We have hosted SHARE at Christ Episcopal Church for several years. It has been a very successful relationship - and I feel proud that I can be a part of a program that helps provide shelter to those without. I wish we had the facilities to do more. Please do not consider denying funds to this group. ...more »

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I suggest you... Increase funding to SHARE. They sponsor well run communities that address homelessness in a responsible fashion. Seattle doesn't benefit at all by having homeless people scattered across the city without any resources or support. SHARE is a proven group that helps street people rejoin Seattle.

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Make the former Ballard library a homeless drop-in center

Use a small # of tax dollars to make the former Ballard library a drop-in center (3-4 hours at a time) with showers and washers and driers for the homeless. Use the current Ballard Library as a library, instead of a homeless drop-in center. Ugh!

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If you have another way of helping the hpmeless comunity,that is one think,

and we need help , and share has been there for a long time.

most of these people are american citicen,vetrens, unenployed , lost there job,

family, seiniors, and meantly ill,

it is a shame that we cant take care of people that need help/

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Shelter as a necessity of life

I suggest you recognize permanent shelter as a necessity of life and aim, with the rest of government, to help people obtain access to it. Helping people obtain the necessities of life should be the top priority of government! Homelessness Kills!

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Budgets and Homeless People

I suggest you.take a closer look at the City's priorities. Helping to house the homeless is far less costly than policing them in the streets or housing them in our jails. How much money can you save by stopping the horse patrol, and reducing the number of police vehicles? How much money could you safe by consolidating offices in City owned properties instead of paying rent in expensive commercial buildings? There are ...more »

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Resident, homeowner in Seattle

That you increase funding for SHARE and support for the present homeless in our community. Until we can provide liveable wages, we need to provide interim housing until people can fine resident and ending hunger security.

 

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$13 Million for bicycle lanes? Really???

Seattle will never be china... There will be an increase in bicycle traffic if you spend $13 million to make it easier to bicycle downtown, but how much?

The hills are steep, it rains a lot, even snows in the winter. Better bike lanes is not gong to make the city much more hospitable to bicycles. Spend the money on Education and homeless issues!

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I-5 Underpass Between James and Cherry

The I-5 freeway underpass between James and Cherry has always been home to a few homeless individual but recently, there are many more people living under this underpass. I pass them everyday walking to work and the conditions they are living in are deplorable. Please do something to help these individuals live more humanely. At the very least, please address the health and sanitation problems by providing port-a-johns, ...more »

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