The panel that was created to recommend how the Los Angeles County should spend its funds for homeless people is having a tough time coming to an agreement. The Los Angeles County will have about $355 million a year to spend on helping the homeless thanks to passage of Measure H this past November. The panel has 50 people and may be too large to be effective. Phil Ansell, director of the Homeless Initiative, tried to come up with some solutions to try to come to an agreement on some recommendations but was unsuccessful. The Los Angeles Times reports:
With time running out, Ansell proposed forming a subcommittee of 12 members to hash out the difficult issues and make a recommendation to the whole group on May 4. That idea got scant support.
Hopefully the panel can come to an agreement up with some great recommendations for how to spend the funds.
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