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County Considers New Wildfire Prevention Authority

San Rafael, CA – After extensive effort among fire officials, law enforcement, land management agencies and city and town governments regarding the creation of a countywide multijurisdictional effort to prepare for wildfires, the Marin County Board of Supervisors will consider taking formal actions September 24 to create a new Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority.

If the Board supports certain moves, staff would work to encourage resolutions from all 19 associated Marin agencies over the next six weeks to join the joint powers authority and request the County to place the initiative on the March 2020 ballot.

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