Stage I Fire Restrictions Rescinded 10-6-2015
A GRANITE COUNTY RESOLUTION RESCINDING COUNTY RESOLUTION 2015-19 THAT ESTABLISHED STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS FOR ALL PRIVATE LAND IN GRANITE COUNTY UNDER COUNTY JURISDICTION; AND
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE FULLY RESCINDED
WHEREAS, western Montana, including Granite County, Montana, experienced extreme fire danger during the late summer of 2015; and,
WHEREAS, Granite County had previously, in September 2015, by County Resolution 2015-19, downgraded to and re-established Stage I fire restrictions in Granite County which restricted certain burning for designated high fire hazard areas on all private land within Granite County that are not under the jurisdiction of a municipality or a state or federal agency; and,
WHEREAS, the current weather is cooling down significantly, and Stage I restrictions are now not needed.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Granite County Commissioners fully rescinds State I fire restrictions for all private lands within Granite County, Montana that are not under the jurisdiction of a municipality or state or federal agency; and,
BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED that generally applicable laws pertaining to open burning still apply; and,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that notice of this Resolution shall be reasonably and promptly provided to local news media outlets as customary; and,
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that this Resolution shall be effective immediately.
ADOPTED AND PASSED this 6th day of October, 2015 A.D.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF GRANITE COUNTY