Grant County CWPP Staff Login
07/25/2012
LOWER MIDDLE FORK COMMUNITY MEETING
Values:
-Trees
-Wildlife
-Night Sky
-Quiet
-Clean Water
-Neighbors/Community
-Powerline (1)
-Roads
-River
-Homes and Improvements

Issues/Concerns/Recommendations:
-Loss of home - largest investment for some community
members
-Loss of timber
-Loss of beauty of the property
-Loss of value to the property
-Need cell tower for communications (Verizon preferably)
-Organized structural fire protection should the
community consider this?
-Include Dale area with this area: west of 395 north to
county line
-Butch Phelps: Dale Store is a good contact
-Combined structural and wildland fire protection a
possibility for Oregon? Might solve the problems of no
structural protection in rural areas?
-Prioritize fuel reduction on federal land problems with
heavy fuel loads surround this area
-Smoke management - prescribed burning causes
health problems with some residents could more
piles be created and then burned in the winter?
-News media reported a new law in Ashland area when
fire jumped freeway and burned 12 homes. Media
reported a law in Oregon prohibiting vegetation higher
than 10 inches. Is this accurate?
-Need county records on line
-Need county GIS system
- How did Butch Phelps get fire truck?
-Ingress/egress and evacuation hazards in this area
road to Monument has been locked and no longer is
available for travel locked gates in other areas
-Powerline ROW full of slash and dead/down fuels fire
hazard how to get it cleaned up?
-Many areas where juniper has been cut and slash not
piled or removed fuel hazards serious in these areas
-Bulletin board/kiosk for information next to mailboxes
would be very helpful
Announcements
MAY FIREWISE NEWS

May 5 is National Widlfire Preparedness Day! This is a great opportunity to do some spring "Firewise" work around your home.

Prairie City, Prairie City Rural Fire, and Grant County Firewise are sponsoring a "Spring Cleanup Day" in Prairie City on May 4 from 9 - 3. Curbside pickup for yard debris, recyclables, trash, and metal will be provided. For more info call Irene Jerome (541) 620-4466

Posted April 26, 2018
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No wildfire danger
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