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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Ravalli County Closing of Open Burning Effective Monday July 20, 2020 at 12:01 AM

Ravalli County Closing of Open Burning Effective Monday July 20, 2020 at 12:01 AM


RESOLUTION NO. 4099

CLOSURE OF OPEN BURNING IN RAVALLI COUNTY

WHEREAS, the BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS established a Ravalli County local fire season on February 18, 2020, as per Resolution No. 4087; 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 6, 2020 and July 13, 2020, 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 Monday July 20, 2020 at 12:01 am until further notice.


PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 15th DAY OF JULY, 2020.

 

BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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