Wildfire Risk by District

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Alison Alter
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Wildfire Risk by District

Post by Alison Alter » Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:00 pm

Dear Colleagues,

As I mentioned at last week’s budget work session, as a city we need to be prepared for wildfires, arguably Austin’s greatest natural hazard. To help Austinites understand their individual risk from wildfires, the Wildfire Division at AFD has put together a Wildfire Report for each council district. Chief Baker sent out an invitation to each council office last week to brief council members on their district’s level of risk. I encourage each of you to take advantage of this briefing.

You may find each district’s wildfire risk report here: https://austin.maps.arcgis.com/apps/Map ... 4c6135e826.

An overview of how Austin prepares for wildfire is available here: http://www.austintexas.gov/department/wildfire-division.

Alison Alter
Council Member, District 10