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File #: 22-443    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ceremonial Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/28/2022 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action:
Title: 1:40 P.M. - Presentation of Proclamation in Support of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day May 1, 2022
Sponsors: Jessica Pyska
Attachments: 1. Proclamation_WildfirePrepardness2022
Memorandum


Date: May 3, 2022

To: The Honorable Lake County Board of Supervisors

From: Jessica Pyska, District 5 Supervisor

Subject: Presentation of Proclamation in Support of Wildfire Community Preparedness Day May 1, 2022

Executive Summary:
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF LAKE,
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Proclamation
IN SUPPORT OF
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day May 1, 2022


WHEREAS, wildfire significantly impacts Lake County's environmental, economic and social well-being; and

WHEREAS, residents of Lake County's fire-prone communities need to accept responsibility for living in high fire-hazard areas; and

WHEREAS, residents, property owners, utility providers, evacuation corridor owners, and essential services providers must prepare to survive wildfire by ensuring proper management and vegetation reduction surrounding their locations and construction and maintenance to resist ignition and fire spread; and

WHEARAS, wildfire can occur during any month; and

WHEREAS, residents, property owners, utility providers, evacuation corridor owners, and essential service providers must stay continuously vigilant and prepared for wildfire throughout the year; and

Now therefore, be it proclaimed, that the Lake County Board of Supervisors supports the First Day of May 2022 as Lake County Wildfire Awareness and call to action day.

REQUESTS THAT, residents and property owners create 100 feet of defensible space, reduce fuels and have your address clearly posted, and

REQUESTS THAT, utility providers (Phone, Cable, Fiber, Electrical, et al) create defensible space and reduce and or remove all fuels within 100 feet of infrastructure stations and transmission systems and have their addresses clearly posted; and


REQUESTS THAT, evacuation corridor owners (Federal, State, County & Cities) are requested to create defensible space and reduce and or remove all fuels within 100 feet of roadways; and


REQUESTS THAT, essential services providers (Hospitals, Medical Clinics, Fi...

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