PUEBLO – Mayor of Pueblo Nick Gradisar issued a declaration of temporary housing and shelter emergency for the City of Pueblo. This is pursuant to the provision of Ordinance No. 10058 and the declaration commences at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1 and ends at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 4.
“We know temperatures are dropping over the next few days and with the snow forecast for Pueblo, we want to make sure our local churches and religious institutions have the ability to welcome in people for temporary shelter to keep everyone safe,” said Gradisar.
The national weather service predicts snow, low and freezing temperatures with wind chills below zero for the period of time during the declaration. During this emergency, local churches, synagogues, mosques, temples and other religious institutions may utilize their buildings as temporary shelters for the City’s homeless.