Graham Mitchell Provides Year End Status Report of city’s efforts
By Paul Kruze, Contributing Editor
Complete Video: https://youtu.be/LybwvTl7E8Y
Powerpoint presentation: Homeless Program Update (Jan 14, 2020).pdf
January 27, 2020 (El Cajon) -- El Cajon City Manager Graham Mitchell has challenged other East County cities and the County of San Diego to address the current crisis level of homeless individuals, as El Cajon has during the past year.
In an overview of its efforts at the first council session for the year, Mitchell told councilmembers that the city has spent $640,000 on programs directed to people who have made El Cajon streets their home. While the city will be spending that much again this year, Mitchell challenged the smaller cities around El Cajon (Santee, La Mesa, and Lemon Grove) to make similar efforts.
“We are doing far more than what our neighbors have been doing,” Mitchell said.