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Code Blue shelter won’t be ready in time for freezing temps

October 11, 2017 04:33 PM

Saratoga Springs will not have a permanent Code Blue shelter by the time temperatures drop below freezing. Plans to build a cold-weather shelter for the homeless are tied up in court.

Backers of a new building say even if a judge rules in their favor, they won't have enough time to get it built and open for winter.

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Neighbors have sued the city for giving the okay to build a Code Blue shelter next door to the existing homeless shelter.

The shelter's executive director is talking with facilities around town, hoping they can find a temporary location again this year.

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