LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The city of Jeffersonville plans to spend $15,000 on a plan to address homelessness in the area.

Jeffersonville's redevelopment commission has approved the money to hire a consultant to help address the issue. Officials say they will develop a 10 year plan to solve the problem of homeless people in the city.

The city of Jeffersonville received complaints last year after a sweep of a homeless camp under a highway bridge. Critics said that no notice was given to homeless people of the sweep, and their personal property was confiscated.

The task force is also asking the Jeffersonville City Council for $15,000 for the project.

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