Countywide Wildfire Efforts & Resources 2022 (video)

To: C.A.R.E. Delegates, Friends, Fire Departments, Community members concerned about wildfire issues…

WHAT:  C.A.R.E. Quarterly Meeting Featuring Jeffco Director of Open Space-Tom Hoby, Director of Transportation and Zoning-Abel Montoya, and Director of Federal Grants-Mary O’Neal, leading a conversation on Wildfire mitigation and evacuation issues and funding.

WHEN:  Wed November 9th, 2022

WHY:  C.A.R.E. exists in unincorporated Jefferson County. Jefferson County and the Board of County Commissioners is the first level of government over the entire CARE area; they facilitate significant State and Federal funding on wildfire matters as well as evacuations and rules relating to wildfire mitigation.

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