BREAKING NEWS: Volusia County approves $4.5 million homeless shelter 10 miles from Daytona's downtown

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- As  expected the Volusia County Council approved a 100-bed homeless facility this morning to be built 10 miles from Daytona's downtown on county land near the branch jail.

The vote was 4-2 with Chair Ed Kelley at-large Councilwoman Joyce Cusack, the two most outspoken proponentds of the project that requires Volusia County to provide the land, initial construction costs of $2.5 million and annual costs of $400,000 for five consecutive years.

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