MENDOCINO CO., 1/14/18 -- Mendocino County will hold a community meeting to discuss replanting and revegetation in the wake of the fire, this Wednesday, January 17, at Eagle Peak Middle School in Redwood Valley. The meeting will include staff from Mendocino County departments, the Army Corps of Engineers, natural resource agencies, representatives from the Contractors State License Board, and a wildlands advisor from the University of California Davis Cooperative Extension. The meeting will be the latest in a series of county-organized fire recovery meetings about the Redwood Complex fire.
The fire recovery and rebuilding meeting takes place on Wednesday, January 17, from 6:30pm - 8pm. The meeting will be livestreamed on the county's youtube page for those who can't attend in person, and people can also submit questions in advance by emailing [email protected]. The meeting will focus on contracting and rebuilding issues, including an update on the free debris program, permitting requirements, and advice on hiring a licensed contractor. The meeting will also include a discussion of revegetation practices and projects, such as tree removal and replanting. Staff will be available to answer individual questions after the main presentation.
At the meeting will be representatives from Mendocino County Planning and Building Services, Mendocino County Department of Transportation, Mendocino County Environmental Health, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Cal OES, FEMA Hazard Mitigation, Contractors State License Board, Mendocino County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD), National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and a PG&E Vegetation Specialist.
More information about the event is available by calling the Executive Office at (707) 463-4441. The county's fire recovery resources page can be found here. The meeting will take place in the cafeteria at Eagle Peak Middle School, 8601 West Rd, Redwood Valley CA 95470.