If this is not a “walk-up” facility, how does someone gain access?

When the Tustin Police Department or the City’s Consultant, City Net, encounter homeless individuals or families within Tustin, those individuals are then offered a bed.  If they accept the offer and pass the screening process (no sex offenders and no one with a felony warrant will be allowed at the facility) and an appropriate bed is determined to be available, they are transported to the main entrance.  The referring party escorts them into the building and through the intake process.  Those that are already staying there and who desire to enter or exit the facility may only do so through pre-arranged transportation.

Upon an individual’s refusal of a bed, the Tustin Police Department may begin enforcement of anti-camping, park hour and similar ordinances.  

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1. What type of shelter must Tustin create?
2. What security measures will be in place to safeguard our children and community?
3. Exactly where is the proposed temporary homeless shelter facility location?
4. Why must Tustin create a temporary homeless shelter?
5. When must Tustin create a homeless shelter?
6. Is this a "walk-up" facility?
7. If this is not a “walk-up” facility, how does someone gain access?
8. Who can use the facility?
9. Are sex offenders or people with felony warrants permitted to stay?
10. Are drugs, alcohol, or weapons allowed within the facility?
11. What exactly does temporary mean?
12. Since the shelter is an emergency shelter, how long will the individuals referred to this shelter be staying there?
13. Why hasn’t the City been more transparent in this process?
14. Why doesn’t Tustin partner with a shelter in Santa Ana for the 50 beds?