ORDINANCE NO. 2-2015
AMENDED FIRE BAN PURSUANT TO
C.R.S.§30-15-40l(l)(n.5) AND (n.7)
WHEREAS, the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners previously adopted Ordinance Nos. 1-2008 and 2-2014 regarding a fire ban, and found based upon competent evidence that the danger of forest and grass fires is high throughout the unincorporated areas of Montezuma County; and
WHEREAS, the Montezuma County Board of Commissioners finds that the immediate preservation of public health, safety and welfare, and to reduce the danger of wildfires, requires that the fire ban be amended.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Montezuma County Board of
Commissioners, under C.R.S. §30-5-401(1)(n.5) and (n.7) and 30-15-402 that Ordinance Nos. 1-2008 and 2-2014 be repealed and the fire ban is hereby amended as follows:
Resolution RESOLUTION NO. 18-2023 SUSPENSION OF BAN ON OPEN FIRES AND USE OF FIREWORKS WHEREAS, Montezuma County Ordinance No. 2-2015 prohibits open fires and the useof fireworks in unincorporated areas of Montezuma County, except the Montezuma County Boardof County Commissioners, based upon competent evidence may by resolution suspend said banfrom time to time to the degree and manner consistent with existing wildfire dangers; and WHEREAS, competent evidence has been presented of sufficient moisture throughoutMontezuma County temporarily reducing existing wildfire dangers to more normal conditions; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Montezuma County Board of CountyCommissioners that the ban on