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518F01BC57C33AFC8725847A006F900F Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For COLORADO SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL

INTERIM COMMITTEE  WILDFIRE MATTERS REVIEW COMMITTEE
Date Sep 19, 2019      
Location HCR 0112



Colorado Springs City Council - Committee Discussion Only


02:18:38 PM  

Brett Lacy, Jeremy Taylor, and Richard Skorman, all representing the City of Colorado Springs talked about mitigation.  The group is interested in creating a special district to cooperate on mitigation, chipping, and evacuation planning.  There are also goals to respond to fires rapidly, and perhaps patrol a fire prone area.  All of these activities will be beneficial to the Fountain Creek Watershed.  

02:24:15 PM  

Mr. Lacy indicated that the southwest area of Colorado Springs has steep topography and one-way, narrow streets and exaplined that there is a need for ongoing education, as the area has a 12 percent turnover each year.

02:36:39 PM  

Discussion continued about special districts and maintaining watersheds.






The House and Senate are temporarily adjourned.  The building is closed to the public.

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