The purpose of the Solano Fire Safe Council includes, but is not limited to:
FIRE-ADAPTED COMMUNITIES: Helping create and sustain fire-adapted communities;
EDUCATION: Supporting outreach and public education on community wildfire resilience, response, and recovery;
STEWARDSHIP: Promoting hazardous vegetation management and beneficial fire practices that support ecological function, climate resiliency, and address historical management issues, including maintaining the area’s agricultural and economic viability;
VEGETATION MANAGEMENT: Assessing fire risk and working with fire agencies on hazardous fuels reduction efforts;
RESPONSE: Supporting safe and effective fire response in Solano County; and
RECOVERY: Supporting sustainable post-fire recovery for both communities and landscapes.
The mission of the Solano Fire Safe Council is to promote fire resiliency within the county by providing a forum for communication, collaboration, and education.
PLANNING: Promoting community fire-safe planning and coordination including local risk assessments;
CWPP: Contributing to the development, update, and implementation of the Solano County Community Wildfire Protection Plan;
ENGAGEMENT: Supporting fire-related community groups such as local Fire Safe Councils, Prescribed Burn Associations, and Firewise Communities;
COMMUNITY: Empowering Solano County residents to be ready for wildfire; and
GRANTS: Seeking available funding for proposed and approved wildfire resiliency projects to make Solano County safer from wildfires.