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Board of Supervisors Approves Over $3.7 Million for Vegetation Management Projects to Reduce Wildfire Risk

Board of Supervisors Approves Over $3.7 Million for Vegetation Management Projects to Reduce Wildfire Risk 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Board of Supervisors has approved $3,722,160 in grant funding for 20 vegetation management projects throughout Sonoma County to help reduce fire risk in the 2021 and 2022 wildfire seasons.

City and County Set Deadline for Private Fire Debris Removal

City and County Set Deadline for Private Fire Debris Removal 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa have set June 1, 2021 as the deadline for completion of private cleanup of fire debris.

The deadline pertains to all residential property owners in Sonoma County who had homes destroyed by the 2020 Walbridge, Meyers or Glass fires and submitted applications for the private debris removal cleanup option as an alternative to the state-managed program. The deadline requires that properties be cleared of ash and debris and soil samples submitted to appropriate labs by June 1, 2021. Commercial properties are also subject to the June 1 deadline.

Deadline to Submit Paperwork for Phase 2 Debris Removal Extended to Feb. 1

Deadline to Submit Paperwork for Phase 2 Debris Removal Extended to Feb. 1 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The deadline for fire survivors to apply for the State of California’s consolidated fire debris removal program has been extended to Feb. 1, 2021 by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). 

Deadline to Submit Paperwork for Phase 2 Debris Removal Extended to January 15, 2021

Deadline to Submit Paperwork for Phase 2 Debris Removal Extended to January 15, 2021 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The deadline for fire survivors to apply for the State of California’s consolidated fire debris removal program has been extended to Jan. 15, 2021 by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).

Press Release: State’s debris removal program set to begin December 1, 2020

Press Release: State’s debris removal program set to begin December 1, 2020 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

State’s debris removal program set to begin December 1, 2020 in Sonoma County; property owners urged to submit Right of Entry forms as soon as possible

Press Release: Fire Debris Removal Training for Contractors and Debris Haulers

Press Release: Fire Debris Removal Training for Contractors and Debris Haulers 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Sonoma County Environmental Health and the City of Santa Rosa, in partnership with CalRecycle and California Office of Emergency Services, will hold a virtual webinar training on Fire Debris Removal for contractors and waste haulers on Monday, November 16, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Press Release: FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center Opening Friday, November 6, 2020 for Glass Fire

Press Release: FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center Opening Friday, November 6, 2020 for Glass Fire 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Mobile Response Intake Center on Friday, Nov. 6 at Maria Carrillo High School, 6975 Montecito Blvd, Santa Rosa to provide one-on-one support to Glass Fire survivors registering for federal disaster assistance.

Press Release: Right of Entry Form for Phase 2 of State’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program Now Available

Press Release: Right of Entry Form for Phase 2 of State’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program Now Available 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Right of Entry Form Deadline Set for December 15, 2020

Press Release: State Initiating Phase 1 Household Hazardous Waste Sweeps for Glass Fire

Press Release: State Initiating Phase 1 Household Hazardous Waste Sweeps for Glass Fire 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The California Department of Toxic Substance Control is expected to initiate the Phase 1 Household Hazardous Waste Sweeps next week for residential properties with damaged or destroyed structures from the Glass Fire in Sonoma County.

Sonoma County added to Federal Major Disaster Declaration for Glass Fire

Sonoma County added to Federal Major Disaster Declaration for Glass Fire 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

On Oct. 22, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that three additional counties – Napa, Shasta and Sonoma – had been added to the Major Disaster Declaration, initially approved by The White House on Oct 16, 2020, to bolster the state’s emergency response to wildfires across the state and support impacted residents.