Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council
- 6 p.m.
- 4th Thursday of every month
- Colfax City Council Chambers
33 S Main Street
Colfax, CA 95713
|1||Elissa Eggen||Greater Colfax Area||2 years||Board of Supervisors||January 31, 2024|
|2||Robert Zaucha||Meadow Vista||2 years||Board of Supervisors||January 31, 2024|
|3||James Pratt||Placer Hills Fire District||2 years||Board of Supervisors||January 31, 2022|
|4||John T. Lippold||Placer Hills Fire Protection District||2 years||Board of Supervisors||January 31, 2023|
|5||Richard Reioux||Secret Town - Emigrant Gap||2 years||Board of Supervisors||January 31, 2023|
|6||Don Belden||Secret Town - Emigrant Gap||2 years||Board of Supervisors||January 31, 2023|
|7||Sean Lomen||City of Colfax||City Pleasure||City of Colfax||N/A|
Seven core members. Members must reside in or own a business within the Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council (PSFSC) planning area. Six members to be appointed by the Board of Supervisors:
- 1 appointment from the greater Colfax area outside the City of Colfax from the northern boundaries of Placer Hills Fire Protection District to Secret Town/Alpine Meadows Subdivision
- 1 appointment from the Meadow Vista community (as defined by the Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council)
- 2 appointments from the Placer Hills Fire Protection District area outside the community of Meadow Vista (Weimar, Applegate, Clipper Gap, or Eden Valley)
- 2 appointments from the area above Secret Town to Emigrant Gap, including the communities of Alta and Dutch Flat
- 1 member to be appointed by the City of Colfax
Three will be appointed for a two year term (ending January 31, 2008), three will be appointed for a three year term (ending January 31, 2009). Future appointments will be for two years.
- To evaluate the high fire threat to the PSFSC planning area including the City of Colfax and the unincorporated area surrounding it up to Emigrant Gap, and the Placer Hills Fire District, covering the communities of:
- Clipper Gap
- Eden Valley
- Meadow Vista
- Assuring the necessary firefighting resources and personnel are available to respond to wild land fires that threaten lives and property.
- To develop a Community Fire Safe Plan, reduce fuel levels, effectively communicate with area residents motivating them to take action to protect their homes and property prior to a wildfire
- Restoring and rehabilitating landscapes and communities that are affected by wild land fire
- Reducing the amount of hazardous fuels (dry brush and trees that have accumulated and increase the likelihood of unusually large fires) in the U.S.'s forests and rangelands
- Providing assistance to communities that have been or may be threatened, by wild land fire
- Committing to the Wild land Fire Leadership Council, an interagency team created to set and maintain high standards for wild land fire management on public lands
Conflict of Interest
Members to serve without compensation.