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  1. Resolution No. 4260 Closure of Open Burning in Ravalli County

    WHEREAS, the BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS established a Ravalli County local fire season on February 18, 2021, as per Resolution No. 4239; and

    WHEREAS, fire danger in Ravalli County has been increasing and current forecasts predict hot and dry conditions in the area for the foreseeable future; and

    WHEREAS, current hot and dry conditions warrant open burning restrictions; and

    WHEREAS, the BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS held a duly noticed public meeting on July 01, 2021, in order to take public comment on the closure of open burning in Ravalli County; and

    WHEREAS, the Ravalli County Fire Warden recommends restricting open burning in the interest of public health and safety for the County of Ravalli;

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS shall prohibit open burning in Ravalli County through the Ravalli County Burn Permit System and closure of the Burn Permit System is hereby effective Friday, July 02, 2021 at 12:01 AM until further notice.

     

    PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 01st DAY OF JULY, 2021.

    BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS


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  2. RESOLUTION NO. 4304 

    RESCINDS RESOLUTION NO. 4296 (Stage II Restrictions)

     

    WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Ravalli County, Montana, passed Resolution 4239 on February 18, 2021, which established a local fire season in the County, and Resolution 4260 on July 1, 2021, which restricted open burning in the County, and Resolution 4296 on July 19, 2021, which implemented Stage II fire restrictions in the County; and

     

    WHEREAS, recent cooler temperatures, precipitation, and anticipated weather patterns have reduced the level of fire danger in the area; and

     

    WHEREAS, the Ravalli County Firewarden recommends lifting Stage II fire restrictions within Ravalli County;

     

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the RAVALLI COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS does hereby rescind Resolution No. 4296, effective immediately, Thursday, August 26, 2021.

      

    PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 26TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2021.

     

    BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS