Preparations Underway for Relocation of About 100 Campers in the Palco Marsh
Although media will be allowed in the Palco Marsh tomorrow, others, unless authorized, are being warned to stay away. According to the City of Eureka,
Construction on the section of the Waterfront Trail which will run through this area is slated to begin later this month. The Trail will wind beside Humboldt Bay allowing walkers, joggers, and bikers to enjoy the area.
Beginning on May 2nd through at least May 6th 2016, the waterfront greenbelt areas between Truesdale and West Del Norte Streets west of Broadway will be completely closed to all pedestrian bicycle, or vehicle traffic. This closure is due to the planned police enforcement and property maintenance operation being conducted during that period.
Unauthorized person(s) entering this police operational area will be subject to arrest upon entry. Any illegal campers still remaining in the Palco Marsh area will be subject to arrest. All entrances to the area will be monitored and entry restricted. All remaining illegal campers in the marsh are urged to seek services or temporary housing from one of the many service options A special fair will be held at the foot of West Del Norte Street on May 2, 2016 from 8 am until 5 pm.