During a town hall meeting last night Galveston city departments each gave progress reports. The crowd applauded efforts by groups like the Red Cross. But many questioned delays on permits to start repairs.
"We don't have anywhere to go right now," said displaced resident Katherine Medberry. "If they put us out on the street the police will pick us up and put us in jail."
"We're not throwing anyone out on the streets," said Alicia Cahill with the City of Galveston. "We do have a plan. We're just waiting for the last pieces to fall in to place so we can implement it."
The tent city shelter is scheduled to close Sunday night.