City of Fayetteville
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File #: 22-2882    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/2/2022 In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 8/8/2022 Final action:
Title: Camping on Public and Private Property Ordinance Chapter 17
Attachments: 1. Camping on Public Property Ordinance.pdf
TO: Mayor and Members of City Council

THRU: Doug Hewett, City Manager

FROM: Brook Redding, Special Project Manager
Lisa Harper, Assistant City Attorney

DATE: August 8, 2022

Camping on Public and Private Property Ordinance Chapter 17

Council District(s)

Relationship To Strategic Plan:
Goal I: Safe and Secure Community
Goal II: Responsive City Government supporting a diverse and viable economy
Goal III: City Investment in Today and Tomorrow
Goal IV: Desirable place to live, work and recreate
Goal V: Financially sound City providing exemplary City services
Goal VI: Collaborate citizen and business engagement

Executive Summary:
The City of Fayetteville has developed a comprehensive strategy to address the risks associated with homeless encampments. In May 2022, Council was presented with options and solutions to address high-risk encampments. On August 1, 2022 City Council directed staff to return with selected revisions to the ordinance recommendation.

In April 2021, the City Manager directed city staff to establish a Homeless Encampment Task Force (TF). The TF was charged with conducting research and analysis to create policy and protocol recommendations for addressing homeless encampments in the city. The TF established a six-phased approach to generate feasible and suitable solutions when addressing homeless encampments. The first two phases have been completed, with phase three currently underway. Pending Councils' actions, phase four will begin once the milestones of phase three are complete. The phases are as follows:
* Phase One - Conduct Research and Generate Findings
* Phase Two - Identify best practices, Conduct small group research of methods, and create recommendations based on best practices
* Phase Three - Present Findings for Ordinance and Ordinance Adoptions, and revise protocol with community stakeholders
* Phase Four - Pilot program
* Phase Five - After Action R...

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