Dolores Fire Ban: Resolution No. R483 Series 2022

TOWN OF DOLORES
RESOLUTION NO. R483 SERIES 2022
A RESOLUTION IMPOSING AN OPEN FLAME FIRE BAN

WHEREAS, the Town of Dolores, Colorado is a statutory town incorporated under the laws of the state of Colorado.

WHEREAS the Town of Dolores enacted Ordinance No. 536 Series 2018 granting the Board of Trustees the authority to enact a resolution imposing an open flame fire ban as conditions require.

WHEREAS Southwest Colorado and the Town of Dolores are under historic drought and extraordinary fire danger.

WHEREAS the Montezuma County Sheriff recommends that the Town of Dolores impose a fire ban for the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Town of Dolores and surrounding community.

WHEREAS the Board of Trustees agree that the interest of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens make it advisable to impose an open flame fire ban as authorized by and defined by Ordinance No 536 Series 2018.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF DOLORES as follows:

  1. The Board of Trustees, pursuant to Ordinance No. 536 Series 2018 and as authorized by Colorado law, hereby imposes an Open Flame Fire Ban as defined in said Ordinance within all incorporated areas of the Town of Dolores.
  2. This resolution shall continue in full force and effect until repealed by the Board of Trustees.
  3. It is the intent of this resolution that any person violating the fire ban as defined by Ordinance No. 536 shall be subject to the penalties set forth therein.
  4. The staff of the Town of Dolores shall inform the public of the imposition of the Open Flame Fire Ban.
  5. If any section, clause, phrase, word other provisions of this resolution shall for any reason be held Invalid, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections, sentences, clauses, phrases words or other provisions and the validity of this resolution shall stand notwithstanding.
  6. Introduced, read, and passed as a resolution at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Dolores held on May 23rd, 2022, at which a quorum was present. The Fire Ban will be in effect beginning May 25th, 2022

 

ADPOPTED by the Board of Trustees of the Town of Dolores, Colorado, on May 23rd, 2022.

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Jim Candelaria (District 1) Phone: (970) 749-3841

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Kent Lindsay (District 2) Phone: (970) 560-1471

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Gerald Koppenhafer (District 3) Phone: 970-749-0262
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