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File #: 21-1532   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/11/2021 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief of the Mount Charleston Fire Protection District to issue fire restrictions orders to mitigate the risk of wildfires within the Mount Charleston Fire Protection District; or take other action as appropriate. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. resolution.pdf
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MOUNT CHARLESTON FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT

BOARD OF FIRE COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA ITEM

 

Petitioner:

Jorge Gonzalez, Fire Chief

Recommendation: 

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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief of the Mount Charleston Fire Protection District to issue fire restrictions orders to mitigate the risk of wildfires within the Mount Charleston Fire Protection District; or take other action as appropriate.   (For possible action)

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BACKGROUND: 

Pursuant to NRS 474.470 the Board of Fire Commissioners has the authority to adopt rules and regulations with respect to fire prevention.  This resolution will allow the Fire Chief to issue fire restriction orders to mitigate the risk of wildfires when the Fire Chief determines that the atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make open burning hazardous. The fire restriction orders will apply to property located within the Mount Charleston Fire Protection District as stated in Clark County Code 3.22.020.