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Title III Forest Fee Program Applications Now Being Accepted Featured

Brenda Peterson, Yavapai County Press Release August 06, 2020 526

The Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for the 2020-21 Title III Program project proposals. 

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  • $125,000 in funding is available for the Title III Forest Fee Program 
  • Project proposals can come from inside and outside County government
  • Eligible projects must fit into one of five categories (see below)
  • The deadline for submission is August 28

Title III Forest Fee Applications now being accepted 

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors is taking applications for the 2020-21 Title III Forest Fee Program. The funding available for this program is approximately $125,000. 

Project proposals will be considered from both inside and outside County government. All eligible projects must fit into one of the following categories: 

  • Carry out activities under the Firewise Communities Program to provide homeowners in fire-sensitive ecosystems education and assistance with implementation, techniques in home-siting, home construction, and home landscaping that can help protect people and property from wildfires. 
  • Reimburse the participating county for search and rescue and other emergency services, including firefighting and law enforcement patrols, that are - o Performed on Federal land after the date on which the use was approved 
  • Paid for by the participating county 
  • To cover training costs and equipment purchases directly related to the emergency service described in paragraph 2. 
  • Develop and carry out Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) in coordination with the Secretary of Agriculture. 

The deadline for submission of applications for 2020-21 funding is August 28, 2020. Applications will initially be screened for funding eligibility, reviewed by the Yavapai County Emergency Management Department for greatest need and submitted to the Board of Supervisors for review and preliminary funding determinations at the September 16, 2020, Board of Supervisor’s meeting. Final allocations may be approved following publication of the preliminary project list and a 45-day notice and comment period. For more information contact Catherine Boland, Budget Manager at 928-442-5366 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information. Application forms are also available on the Yavapai County web site at www.yavapai.us

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