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2012 Lower North Fork Wildfire Commission


 Report to Legislative Council


 Final Report



Committee Members
Senator Ellen Roberts, Chair Senator Jeanne Nicholson
Representative Cheri Gerou Jim Davis, Dept. of Public Safety
Representative Claire Levy  


Staff Contacts:

Bo Pogue
Julia Jackson
Raegan Robb
Alex Schatz 

(303) 866-3521

To contact committee staff, please email:


2012 Committee Schedule
Meeting Information


June 29  Agenda



1:00 p.m. HCR 0112
August 13 Agenda


Audio (Capitol)

Audio (Conifer)

9:30 a.m. HCR 0112
1:30 p.m. Conifer (Tour)
5:30 p.m. Conifer High School
August 22 Agenda



9:00 a.m. SCR 356
September 5 Agenda


9:45 a.m. LSB-A*
September 25 Agenda



9:00 a.m. SCR 356

 *LSB-A (Legislative Services Building, Room A--200 East 14th Avenue)

Reports, Issue Briefs, and Memoranda
Date Title/Subject
August 22 Boulder County Presentation
Fire Chief Bill McLaughlin Presentation
Director Paul Cooke Presentation, Colorado Dept. of Public Safety
Air Pollution Control Division
Denver Water Presentation
Colorado Forest Restoration Institute Presentation
August 13 Emergency Communications Overview from Daryl Branson, Colorado 9-1-1 Resource Center
  Role of Fire in Front Range Forests Presentation by Mike Babler, The Colorado Nature Conservancy
  Interoperable Communications Presentation from Jack Cobb, Office of Emergency Management
  Briefing to the Commission at the Conifer Public Hearing
June 29 Binder Materials Received by Commission Members
April 12 BLM Wildland Fire Investigation, Origin and Cause of the Lower North Fork Prescribe Fire
April 13 Review of the Lower North Fork Prescribed Fire by the Governor's Review Team (The Bass Report)
April 18 Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Report of the Lower North Fork Prescribed Fire
April 23 Review and Recommendations: Enhancing Fire Response and Management in Colorado State Government
March Colorado Smoke Management Program Evaluation 2011
February Recommendations Regarding Colorado's Smoke Management Program 2011



Proposed Legislation
Bill Designation
Short Title
Former Bill Designation
Bill A Prescribed Burn Program Division of Fire Prevention & Control Bill 2
Bill B Wildfire Matters Review Committee Bill 3
Bill C Extend Wildfire Mitigation Financial Incentives Bill 6
Bill D All-hazards Resource Mobilization & Reimbursement Bill 7


Bills Not Recommended to Legislative Council
Bill Designation Short Title
Bill 1 Prescribed Burning Safety & Notification Requirements
Bill 5 County Land Development Regulations for Wildfires
Bill 8 Increase CGIA Maximum Amount for Injury


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