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(a) Each Navigation Center shall offer the following services:
(1) Beds for no fewer than 40 and no more than 100 residents at a time, including, to the extent feasible, flexible housing arrangements whereby groups, families, and couples may stay together, provided that the 100-resident cap may be exceeded at a specific Navigation Center or Centers upon a written finding by the City Administrator that exceeding the cap would not compromise the objectives of this Chapter 106 or the operations of the affected Navigation Center or Centers;
(2) Adequate showers and bathroom facilities;
(3) Adequate storage for residents' personal property;
(4) In-and-out privileges allowing residents to leave and re-enter the facility, provided that the City Administrator has discretion to impose reasonable restrictions on in-and-out privileges at all Navigation Centers, and the City Administrator or City Administrator's designee has discretion to impose such restrictions at a specific Navigation Center;
(5) Access to health services, including mental health services, drug and alcohol treatment, and harm reduction interventions conforming to the Department of Public Health's Policy on Harm Reduction, as that policy may be amended from time to time;
(6) Intensive case management to help connect people to housing;
(7) Integration of low-threshold access to City services, including benefits screening and eligibility, transportation of belongings, and other services that will effectively reduce barriers to housing;
(8) To the maximum extent feasible, a site that is at least 10,000 square feet in size, including outdoor space located within the boundaries of the Navigation Center site where residents may congregate; and
(9) Three meals per day.
(b) Each Navigation Center shall allow residents to keep their pets with them.
(c) At least one Navigation Center shall focus on the needs of homeless persons, aged 18-29, who have experienced street homelessness.
(d) The City Administrator shall explore the feasibility of operating one Navigation Center as a managed alcohol shelter that would allow residents to consume alcohol within the facility, and would provide those residents with alcohol treatment and supportive shelter services.
(Added by Ord. 117-16, File No. 160278, App. 7/1/2016, Eff. 7/31/2016)