Members of the Chili Bar – Georgetown Focus Area Work Group submitted a grant request to the California State Fire Safe Council in June 12, 2019 for the Kelsey Fuels Reduction Project for $99,316 and a supporting match from El Dorado FSC, EDCO DOT, CAL FIRE–Amador-El Dorado Unit, and El Dorado and Georgetown RCD.

Tamara Johnston, Chair of the Georgetown FSC submitted the proposal contributing a huge amount of volunteer work to get the 18-page proposal in on time with logistical support from Mark Egbert from the El Dorado and Georgetown RCD.

Today (8-15-19) they received word from the CA FSC that their effort was successful. They were one of 21 projects awarded for work across 17 counties, treating 29,564 acres.  Go Team!!!

View CA FSC Grant Award Announcement