Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 06-12-2019

EVENTS:

Thurs. June 12th - 5:30pm                             
Party in the Park Opening Night
Location:  Paradise Community Park – visit www.paradisechamber.com for details

Wed June 12th 6-8pm                       
PGE Wildfire Safety Workshop.  Manzanita Place 1705, Manzanita Avenue, Chico

Sat June 29th - 30th                          
Home Builders Resource Expo
Location: Silver Dollar Fairgrounds 2357 Fair Street in Chico

CURRENT STATISTICS:

4,294 properties cleared of debris
1,023 properties certified clean by County
46 building permits issued
69 applications in plan check
115 applications received total 

NEWS THIS WEEK:

• Currently, 142 crews are working on debris removal.

• 220 Paradise High School graduates returned to their campus on Thursday, June 6th to celebrate just seven months after the Camp Fire radically changed their senior year. The inspiring class promoted a message of unity and strength. Congratulations Paradise High Grads!

• PGE Outage: PG&E shut down power to parts of Paradise on Saturday, June 8th due to an extreme wind event. Please prepare your house for future shut downs going into the summer months. If you will be using a generator please remember to keep all flammable materials away from the unit.

Learn more about PG&E’s Community Wildfire Safety Program here:https://www.pge.com/en_US/safety/emergency-preparedness/natural-disaster/wildfires/community-wildfire-safety.page?WT.pgeac=Home-pod_Wildfire-June19

Sign up for outage notifications here: https://www.pge.com/en_US/residential/outages/alerts/alerts.page

• Meeting Recap: Town Council considered the building code changes at the June 11th Council meeting and directed staff to move forward on 9 of the 20 items presented.  A chart showing action taken on each item is attached to this sheet.

• What’s Next:  On June 25th, UDA will give their final presentation on the recovery vision, which will lead to the formal drafting of a recovery plan in the coming year.

• Party in the park is kicking off TONIGHT Wednesday, June 12th. This community event will continue on for many more years. Come out and enjoy the summer weather and good music.

• The Home Builders Resource Expo Exhibitor Registration is now open. For More information visit: http://www.paradisechamber.com/events/details/home-builders-resource-expo-rebuilding-after-a-wildfire-12198