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Posted on: August 28, 2018

RESOLUTION NO. 3766 RESCINDS RESOLUTION NO. 3765 (Stage II Restrictions)


Ravalli County and the Bitterroot National Forest will lift fire restrictions beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, August 29th.  This means campfires are again allowed on the forest and also lifts the restrictions (hoot owl) on firewood cutting in the afternoon.  Open burning through the Burn Permit program continues to be prohibited in Ravalli County at this time.


RESOLUTION NO. 3766

RESCINDS RESOLUTION NO. 3765 (Stage II Restrictions)

 

WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Ravalli County, Montana, passed Resolution 3697 on February 27, 2018, which established a local fire season in the County, and Resolution 3758 on July 11, 2018, which restricted open burning in the County, and Resolution 3765 on August 8, 2018, which implemented Stage II fire restrictions in the County; and

WHEREAS, due to recent cooler temperatures and 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. 3765, effective Wednesday, August 29 at 12:01 am.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 28TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2018.

BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS


 

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