Sherman R. Frederick
Barring a last-minute change of heart by the Marin County Board of Supervisors, the City of Novato set up base camp over the weekend to fight the county tooth and nail on its unilateral move to turn the Inn Marin into a homeless facility.
The Novato City Council met in closed session on Friday and laid plans to sue the county. It planned to meet again on Tuesday to finalize those plans.
Afterwards, the city said the county has left many unanswered questions about the Inn Marin conversion plan. The city told the county to “hold community workshops as soon as possible before the board takes any final action.”
But the biggest development came Saturday when County Supervisor Judy Arnold, who initially voted to explore the idea, came out hard against the project. Her opposition could be significant, as the County Board of Supervisors and staff tend to give weight to the supervisor of the affected district …
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