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Wild Fire Assessment Program
The Firewise committee strongly encourages all lot owners within the park to have their property assessed for defendable space.  This assessment can be done by professionals from the DNR by Kaci Bartkowski.  When you call the following number you may reach her and set up an appointment for her to assess your site:  509-773-5823 ext. 108; her email is cdstream@ckdc.org.
The purpose of this assessment is to identify any exterior issues that might impact the survivability of your home and property during a wildfire situation.  The assessment will be conducted using the following DNR standard "Wildfire Hazard Severity Checklist NFPA 299/1144".  These assessments will only be done at the request of the property owner and by the DNR.
 
Cost Share Program for Property Owners Clearing Land.
Currently there is a cost share program for removing fire risks from your property.  This is through the DNR.  The total cost for approved applicants are reimbursed for 50% of their total cost, not to exceed the maximum rate in the application packet.  You will be reimbursed with a check when the work is completed and approved by Dan Lennon.  You will also receive a form for reportable income for the amount, for your federal income tax.  To participate in this program you must fill out an application which is online at http:surveymonkey.com/s/dnrcostshare or pick up an application at the DNR office at 1107 S Columbus, Goldendale, WA 98620.  This application needs to be submitted to Dan Lennon of the DNR to approve your proposal for clearing/cleanup.  Dan's phone numbers are as follows:  773-5588, FAX 773-5909 or email at daniel.lennon@dnr.wa.gov
You may apply at any time of the year to participate in this program.  Approvals are subject to availability of funds.  It pay to participate in this program to help secure your property in the event of a wildfire.
 
 
 
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