The purpose of the Fire Safe
Council is to oversee the preparation and implementation of
the Master Fire Protection Plan (MFPP), of concern to
Humboldt County and, when appropriate, to inform and make
recommendations to the Board of Supervisors.
The Humboldt County Fire
Safe Council (FSC) shall serve in an advisory capacity to
the Board of Supervisors (BOS) of the County of Humboldt in
accordance with the following guidelines:
- The committee shall oversee the preparation and
implementation of the MFPP and consider related FSC matters
within the authority of the BOS.
- Any expression of new policy by the committee shall first
be approved by the BOS before being made public. Upon such
approval, public release may be made either by the BOS or said
committee, or jointly by both.
- The committee shall serve as a forum to share fire-safety
related information, assess fire risk, and set fire protection
- The committee shall encourage development of local volunteer
FSCs and broad voluntary participation on the part of the local
FSCs, private landowners and public agency partnerships.