The Seattle City Council has called for a Sept. 1 deadline to clear Nickelsville from its West Seattle site, setting up a showdown between city officials and the homeless encampment.

All but two City Council members signed a letter Monday directing Mayor Mike McGinn to offer residents housing and services, then evict them from their camp. It s something the mayor has been hesitant to do, leaving Nickelsville and its more than 100 residents in legal limbo for two years.

Read more at The Seattle Times

Copyright:The Seattle Times

Read or Share this story: