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03118B77A922A4A3872584A400746E8E Hearing Summary




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BILL SUMMARY For PUBLIC TESTIMONY

INTERIM COMMITTEE  WILDFIRE MATTERS REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Oct 31, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



Public Testimony - Committee Discussion Only


03:11:49 PM  

Ben Tisdel, Ouray County Commissioner, testified remotely from Colorado Mesa University - Montrose. He provided two handouts for the committee (Attachments D and E). He discussed recent updates to the county's wildfire mitigation regulations for property owners. He noted the challenges of applying new regulations to existing buildings, but explained that his county has been able to do a great deal under existing law to regulate building construction.

03:25:05 PM  
Liz Peetz, representing the Colorado Association of Realtors and the Colorado Association of Homebuilders, testified on Bill 7 and a proposed strike-below amendment. She expressed concern with statewide building codes and the negative effects they could have on affordable housing. She added support for Bill 9 from both organizations.
03:30:56 PM  
Becky Brooks, representing Alert Wildfire, testified about the value of the Alert Wildfire program.
03:36:39 PM  
The committee recessed.






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