Camp Rumdum for bums, MDHI Point-in-Time Report for 2015

From one year ago:

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A LITTLE MORE ACCOUNTABILITY, A LITTLE LESS ENABLING

By Max R. Weller

Camp Rumdum was established this past Saturday evening, and is conveniently located adjacent to the parking lot of Bustop Gentleman’s Club at 4871 N. Broadway in Boulder, CO:

Note the cottonwood tree next to the utility pole on the lower right; it provides shade to the denizens of Camp Rumdum during the day and some concealment overnight. 

True, it’s very small, but I can attest to the fact that several loud inebriates were partying there until they passed out the night before last. As I walked over to Boulder Shelter for the Homeless from my campsite yesterday morning, this small area — which is in full view of passersby and police patrols — was littered with homeless disaster blankets, reusable grocery bags, and other trash. I’m amazed that nobody complained to the authorities, who could certainly have ticketed the ne’er-do-wells, one of whom…

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