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Stevensville shelter agreement in jeopardy

Stevensville shelter agreement in jeopardy

Back to the drawing board? Last week Queen Anne's County Commissioners approved and signed a memorandum of understanding governing a proposed homeless shelter in Stevensville. The organization pegged to run the shelter, Haven Ministries, didn't sign the memorandum at the time because representatives hadn't seen its final language. Haven signed the document over the weekend — but felt obligated to add a clause to protect its interests, said president Krista Pettit. Commissioners won't consider the altered document, County Administrator Greg Todd said. "The ball is really in Haven's court," he said. The shelter on State Street would...

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