LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE 10 A.M.: Clark County Commissioners approved a resolution today to provide nearly $1.8 million from marijuana business fees to help fight homelessness in the valley.
$930,884 will go to HELP of Southern Nevada rapid rehousing services for medically fragile, non-chronically homeless households after leaving local hospitals.
Another $855,591 will go to HELP of Southern Nevada to assist with the program costs associated with the Shannon West Homeless Youth Center.
Clark County wants to use the money collected in marijuana business license fees to fight the homeless problem.
Under the plan, the money would provide $855,000 dollars to a homeless youth center.
The county would also give $930,000 to provide rapid rehousing services to homeless people discharged from hospitals.
County Commissioners will discuss this during today's commission meeting at 9 a.m.
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