Grant County CWPP Staff Login
04/05/2012
SENECA COMMUNITY MEETING
Seneca
CWPP Community Meeting
April 5, 2012

Notes from Public Input:

-Safety Issues
Bridges, roads, turnouts

-Seneca City water system is vulnerable
-Extreme fuel hazards with pine butterfly outbreak
-Silvies Valley development
Huge investment potentially at risk
Will their fire department be trained for structure fires?
Capable of mutual aid?
How will they be trained?

-Ranch improvements at risk of wildfire
Fences, hay sheds, stack yards, hay stacks, fuel tanks,
equipment, plastic stock tanks

-Seneca Fire Department
Lack of volunteers
Aging populations
Excessive state training requirements: current training
and requirements designed for full time paid emergency
services personnel
Loss of population
Recommend to state that 'minimum standards' are necessary
for volunteer fire departments

-Implement Senate Bill 360 county wide
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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