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
OCTOBER NEWS

October is Fire Prevention Month! Grant County has a new Firewise Community on Canyon Creek Lane coming on line soon. Congratulations!
Grant County's other Firewise Communities are in the process of renewing their National Firewise Status. Canyon Creek Lane will make five Firewise Communities is Grant County.

Posted October 4, 2019.
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