Trustees discuss land lease for a new homeless shelter

The discussion of plans to provide a long-term land lease to Clermont County Community Services to construct a new homeless shelter continued at the March 7 Batavia Township Trustees meeting with a presentation on the engineering involved in the project.

Angelo Santoro filled the township in on some of the engineering issues involved the property in question, lending his engineering expertise to the project.

“One of my missions in my career and life is to do as much as possible to help people in our community,” said Santoro. “I want to commend the trustees for considering the possibility of situating the homeless shelter on your site. I want to discuss that a little. I’m working with Clermont Community Services to get an idea of the requirements of the facility.”