Wildfire Commission

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Purpose

To enhance wildfire risk reduction efforts countywide.  

Duties

Members will work collaboratively to:

  • Help inform countywide policies that affect mitigation, funding, planning and zoning codes, community education, advocacy and more.
  • Provide counsel and track progress of the Jefferson County Wildfire Risk Reduction Task Force's 2020 recommendations.
  • Continue to enhance two-way communication, information sharing and coordination among stakeholders (e.g. Jeffco All-Hazard Mitigation Advisory Committee) with a focus primarily in the wildland-urban interface.
  • Leverage finite resources and explore new funding sources for public safety in high wildfire risk areas.
  • Explore promising practices, including inviting local, state and national speakers to inform how these practices may inform the county's efforts.
  • Report progress, opportunities, and challenges annually to the Board of County Commissioners.

Wildfire Risk Reduction Task Force Recommendations
Wildfire Mitigation Work Session (May 2019): Video and Presentations

To access the application for this board when it is available, click here to be taken to the Vacancies page.