SARASOTA, FL - Dr. Robert Marbut is feeling good as the leaders of Sarasota County and several cities agree to retain his services for two more months.
SARASOTA, FL--- Homeless consultant Dr. Robert Marbut presented his findings on the homeless problem to dozens of community members Monday. Marbut held three forums, to discuss his recommendations. And, Sarasota county, the cities of Venice, North Port, and Sarasota -- all agreed to extend his contract and move forward with implementing the 12 steps he says is needed to solve the homeless problem in the area.
SARASOTA FL--- Consultant Dr. Robert Marbut released his final report on how to curb the area's homeless problem. The plan calls for the implementation of 12 steps but even though he's gotten the green light from local government agencies he also needs the community's help to implement the strategy.
SARASOTA, FLA. - Dr. Robert Marbut's final report on the homeless problem in Sarasota County has not been released yet, but Sarasota County, the City of Venice, the City North port, and the City of Sarasota all agreed to extend his contract and move forward with implementing his recommendations.
Doctor Robert Marbut discusses his plans to help community put an end to homelessness.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Dr. Robert Marbut, the consultant hired by Sarasota County and the City of Sarasota to examine the homeless problem on the Suncoast, spent Monday presenting the findings in his report. And even though the final draft isn't out yet, local leaders have taken steps to implement some of the suggestions.
Sarasota County and the City of Sarasota will split the bill for his services.
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. - The town of Longboat Key has decided to invest in Dr. Robert Marbut, the man hired to tackle Sarasota's homeless issue.
SARASOTA- On Tuesday night, the Sarasota City Commission approved funding to keep Dr. Robert Marbut on board to address Suncoast homelessness.
VENICE, Fla. – The consultant hired to help resolve Sarasota County's homeless crisis is presenting his findings. Dr. Robert Marbut attended meetings with the leaders of Sarasota County, as well as officials from the cities of North Port, Venice and Sarasota on Monday.
SARASOTA, FL - The effort to prevent homelessness takes another step forward on the Suncoast today as Dr. Robert Marbut addresses the topic on Tuesday.
VENICE- On Friday afternoon, Sarasota County Commissioners will meet to discuss Suncoast homelessness and the recommendations of consultant Dr. Robert Marbut.
SARASOTA, FL - Work begins today for the man that officials hope can help solve the local problem of homelessness.
Friday Robert Marbut is speaking to hundreds at the Venice Community center about homelessness in south Sarasota County.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Residents of a tent city in Sarasota were ordered to leave the property on 10th Way near Gillespie Park by Monday at midnight, but city commissioners decided late to not follow through with the decision for now.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Homeless consultant Dr. Robert Marbut is not on board with Sarasota's idea of a new advisory committee on homelessness.
SARASOTA, FL--- The homeless population may soon have an alternative to living on the street. According to a daft of the homeless report put together by Dr. Robert Marbut, 5 new homeless facilities need to constructed in the area. Four of them would serve families and one would cater to what officials call the chronic homeless populations currently living on the street. The daft of the report list a vacant lot that sits at 1330 North Osprey Avenue as the recommended locations for that facility. There are other 9 alternatives for officials to chose from, most of which sit in the North Sarasota area. Coming up on ABC 7 at 6 we examine Dr. Marbut's recommendation to solve the area's homeless problems.
SARASOTA, FL - Sarasota is often seen as being unfriendly toward homeless people.
SARASOTA, FL - ABC 7 is sifting through the report from Dr. Robert Marbut regarding solutions to the local homeless problem.
SARASOTA, FL-- Last summer, Sarasota County hired consultant Dr. Robert Marbut to examine the homeless problem here on the Suncoast and come up with some solutions to improve it. Tuesday some of the details of his long awaited report were released at the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club meeting. During the event Marbut broke down portions of his study and he says if the community follows his recommendations the homeless population will be drastically reduced.