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Wed, Oct 14


Google Meet Video or Call-in

168 Fire Safe Council Call In Meeting

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Time & Location

Oct 14, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Google Meet Video or Call-in

About the Event

*Rescheduled to accomodate Fresno County Community meeting Thursday 10/8 at 6 pm at Sierra High.*

Link for video conferance:

Join by phone(US) +1 931-820-2459 (PIN: 175399150)


Highway 168 Fire Safe Council

Please join us for this important meeting.

*Meeting Scheduled for Thursday Oct 8th, 2020

*Board meeting at 6:00, Community meeting at 6:30

*Opening by Board President, Howard Hendrix

*Treasurers Report:

Grant Account: $834,402.23

·        Shaver West Contractors paid in full and job completed. Another 388,762.24 received from CalFire in July

·        Jose Basin Fuels Reduction Project Advance for $600,000 received in July

Checking Account: $25,445.41

·        Office rent, insurance, and phone bills

Transition update:

  • Council vs Counsel?
  • Quickbooks audited and up to date
  • SI filed with Secretary of State
  • Need: updated signature card at CVCB: requires minutes appointing Sharlynn, letter from past and present secretary/treasurer on letterhead and all signers on account to resign new card.
  • CVCB updated their website and now has 2 step verification which is being sent to Sher's phone (maybe?)

*Edison Forestry/Grant Discussion Vice President, Ryan Stewart

Grant Report

·        Shaver West Fuel Break Project

·        Jose Basin Fuels Reduction Project

·        PG&E Grant for $75,000 for Meadow Lakes Project (Pat Gallegos to report)

SCE Forestry Report

SRCD (Kelly and Steve)

*Sue Carter/Big Sandy

*Cal Fire

* Pat Gallegos/Meadow Lakes

*Forest Service

*Fresno Sheriff’s Department

*Fresno County

*Old Business

*New Business

Creek Fire response:

  • Suggested Creek Fire recovery efforts: Clean up fire affected areas Grants, Fundraising, FEMA?, homeowners Insurance (Camp Fire example) Assistance from local foresters and LTOs to file proper paperwork, layout and perform work. Magsig will list us in LAC resources with review and approval of bylaws by Fresno Co. Cooperation with Rebuild Our Sierra and Central Sierra Resiliency Fund  Continue ongoing efforts to clear dead/dying material around the WUI on federal and private land that did not burn. Coordinate with private property owners and not for profits for long term efforts in forest management. Build confidence in the community that we can prevent this from happening again.Homeowner education: Seminars, Facebook page, better utilization of the website  Home hardening in WUI for homes not being rebuilt. Homeowner education Grants, Fundraising
  • Do any response ideas require bylaws to be updated?

*Adjourn Meet

For information call Pat at 559 259-2367.

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