“Four months after Mayor Michael Hancock expressed his support for safe-camping sites, city officials are formalizing the process for locating land and signing up service providers.
“We’ve never done this in Denver before, so we’re open to which providers want to bring forward an approach and a proposal,” says Britta Fisher, executive director of the Department of Housing Stability. “And we know that for some, those proposals will have a specific site that they’ve been contemplating or working on. For others, they want to help run an outdoor space but may not have a specific site. Either way, we’re looking at what would people be willing to provide.”
The city issued its Safe Outdoor Spaces request for proposals on October 28. Through the RFP process, which is open until 3 p.m. November 13, the city also anticipates receiving proposals for safe-parking sites that can be used by those who would like to stay in their cars.”
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McCormick-Cavanagh, Conor. Westword 30 October 2020.