|Eagle County Public Safety Council
Eagle County’s Public Safety Council is a collaborative group that promotes health and safety in Eagle County. Members include fire departments, law enforcement, EMS, emergency management, search and rescue, 911 dispatch, public health and medical providers, and non-profit agencies active in supporting our local emergency response.
The Public Safety Council seeks to:
|Local Emergency Planning Committee
Under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, each county must establish and maintain a Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) to support hazardous materials planning and provide information about chemicals in the community to citizens. Learn more about LEPCs here. Storage of hazardous chemicals that exceed federal thresholds must be reported through the Colorado Environmental Health Tier II reporting system here.
Eagle County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee meets as part of our Public Safety Council. Meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in more information, contact email@example.com.
|Eagle County Wildfire Collaborative
The Eagle County Wildfire Collaborative is a partnership between Eagle County Government, local fire departments, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and community groups working to reduce wildfire risk in Eagle County. This collaborative reduces the wildfire risk through appropriately funded planning and program implementation focused on community engagement, education, communication, policy advocacy, and mitigation action aimed at creating fire adapted communities and resilient landscapes. If you are interested in more information, contact Stacey Todd: firstname.lastname@example.org (970) 376-7875
|Roaring Fork Wildfire Collaborative
The Roaring Fork Valley Wildfire Collaborative is a partnership between Eagle County, Pitkin County, Garfield County, local fire departments, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and community groups working to reduce wildfire risk in the Roaring Fork Valley. This collaborative works to reduce wildfire risk by identifying, prioritizing and implementing strategic cross-boundary plans and projects aimed at creating fire resilient landscapes and fire-adapted communities while focusing on community engagement, education and inclusion. If you are interested in more information, contact Angie Davlyn: email@example.com (804) 837-2828
|Eagle Valley Wildland Team
Eagle Valley Wildland is a joint initiative to support wildfire mitigation and rapid fire response within the service areas of the Eagle River, Greater Eagle and Gypsum Fire Protection Districts. This work is funded jointly by Eagle County, the participating fire districts and municipalities and special districts within the fire service areas. For more information, contact Hugh Fairfield-Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org (970) 471-0223