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!!!