NEWS & UPDATES

4th of July Fireworks

There are bans on 4th of July fireworks in the City of Wenatchee and unincorporated Chelan County. The ordinance to ban fireworks inside the city was effective on May 18, 2017. A copy of the public service announcement issued by the Mayor's office is shown below. Chelan County Commissioners adopted Resolution 2016-59 in June, 2016. The Resolution modified Chelan County Code, banning fireworks over the 4th of July holiday. Fireworks are only allowed in unincorporated Chelan County between 6:00 pm on December 31 and 1:00 am on January 1.

Summer Goat Grazing in the Broadview Neighborhood.

Following the 2015 Sleepy Hollow fire the City of Wenatchee, Chelan County and Chelan County Fire District 1 partnered and applied for a FEMA Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) and received award notification Spring, 2017. The project area of the grant largely consists of the Broadview neighborhood with the goal of replacing wood shake roofs, and creating defensible space around homes. With these goals, Fire District 1 assumed the practitioner role for implementation and built strong relationships in the community. The Community Wildfire Liaison Jon Riley and staff member Hillary Heard have since worked along side residents of the neighborhood to replace 20 wood shake roofs, reduce ha

Summer Goat Grazing in the Broadview Neighborhood.

Following the 2015 Sleepy Hollow fire the City of Wenatchee, Chelan County and Chelan County Fire District 1 partnered and applied for a FEMA Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) and received award notification Spring, 2017. The project area of the grant largely consists of the Broadview neighborhood with the goal of replacing wood shake roofs, and creating defensible space around homes. With these goals, Fire District 1 assumed the practitioner role for implementation and built strong relationships in the community. The Community Wildfire Liaison Jon Riley and staff member Hillary Heard have since worked along side residents of the neighborhood to replace 20 wood shake roofs, reduce ha

Chelan County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The public is invited to review and comment on the Draft 2019 Chelan County Multijurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan update. The 14-day comment period begins on Monday, June 17th and ends on July 1, 2019. A brief presentation of the draft plan will be held at the Chelan County Board of County Commissioner’s meeting on Monday June 24th at 11:00 am. The plan can be downloaded at: https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/natural-resources/pages/natural-hazard-mitigation-plan

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