Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 5-24-23

Open House at Paradise Fire Station 81 a Success!

“This was a great event to have the community stop by and check out our remodeled station,” said Battalion Chief Rick Manson. “We were happy to answer some questions about our core capabilities and what goes on in the local station.”

Watch the video here to learn more about the event!

RESOURCES & UPDATES

“Prepared Paradise” Emergency Event June 15th, 2023

The Town of Paradise, in collaboration with Butte County, is pleased to announce the upcoming “Prepared Paradise” Emergency Exercise on June 15, 2023. Taking place from 8:30am-2:00pm, this comprehensive exercise aims to provide a valuable opportunity for local agencies, partner organizations, and the public to engage in emergency response actions and enhance disaster preparedness efforts.

Residents can anticipate the following timeline of events during the drill day:

8:30am: Exercise commences- residents will notice uniformed fire responders and vehicles throughout the Town.

9:00am – 12:00pm: TOP Pop Event at Paradise Community Park

10:00am: Audible test of Early Warning Sirens.

10:00am- 11:00am: Traffic control in effect- motorists will be directed to detour from Skyway to Wagstaff to Clark Road.

“Prepared Paradise” aims to reinforce the resilience of the community in the face of potential emergencies and build confidence in the disaster preparedness measures implemented by the Town of Paradise and Butte County. Collaboration between local agencies, partner organizations, and the public is essential for creating a safer and more secure environment for all residents.

For more information about the event visit bit.ly/3q5hDnO.

Residential Ignition Resistant Improvement Program

The Town of Paradise is excited to announce that after many years of advocacy and planning, we are launching our Residential Ignition Resistant Improvement Program.  This program helps with the cost of eligible improvements that will help make homes that survived the Camp Fire in Paradise more resilient.  Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2023 or until the program is full. The program is limited to $90,000 in improvements per property. The property owner is responsible for 25% of the total cost of improvements. Find out more about the program and how to apply at townofparadise.com.

Tune In: KPAY Radio with Program Manager Recovery & Economic Development, Brian Solecki

Tune in: Brian Solecki speaks with Scott Michaels about the Residential Ignition Resistant Improvement Program and current Town projects. Click here to listen.

Ribbon Cutting: Sunshine Assisted Living

Grand reopening of The Sunshine House Thursday May 25th at 1463 E. Dottie Lane from 12:00-1:00pm. Enjoy a light lunch and refreshments while touring the facility and learning about all the services and amenities offered.

Evening Community Market

The 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, mark your calendars and come out and meet your local Ridge crafts people, local producers and so much more! Located at Table Mountain Masonic Lodge (5934 Clark Rd) on May 27th from 5:00-9:00pm.

Community Kayaking Paddle

PRPD is kicking off their 75 years with more fun filled events and this one is free, and all skill levels are welcomed! Saturday May 27th go to Paradise Lake Boat Launch #1 off North Lake Blvd to enjoy a sunset paddle while connecting with community members. This event is the 1st one of 6 and is from 5:30-8:00pm and you can find more information at, bit.ly/3Izl3pj.

B- Side

Get your rocking shoes on and come dance the night away Saturday May 27th at Jens Place (7126 Skyway). You must be 21 to attend, and the show starts at 8:00pm!

Memorial Day Remembrance Event

Remembering and honoring those who have served, join Paradise Veterans Memorial Hall (6550 Skyway) May 29th for a program from 11:30am-12:30pm.

Paradise Pool

Save the date! The Paradise Pool is opening June 10th!  Come to the Aquatic Park (5600 Recreation Drive) and try the rock-climbing wall, water slide and much more! Visit, paradisePRPD.com for more information.

Early Warning System Update

The Early Warning System construction is currently underway! The required 16-foot holes have already been dug for the first eleven towers, with a rebar cage established within each of the above-mentioned holes. With good weather on the horizon, the project will continue to move forward.

Burn Permits 

Effective Saturday April 1st, 2023, the Town of Paradise permitted burn start time changed from 8:45 am to 6:00 am. Residential and Fuel Reduction permits issued prior to April 1st, 2023, will not reflect the change in burn hours but permittees will be allowed to start burning at 6:00 am. Permits issued after April 1st, 2023, will have the updated burn hours on them. Burning needs to be completed and piles need to be completely extinguished by dusk.

Burn permits are required when burning in the Town of Paradise. Burn permits can be purchased online at www.Townofparadise.com or at the Building Resiliency Center, located at 6295 Skyway. All burning must be in accordance with requirements listed on burn permits. Before burning you are required to confirm burn day status with Butte County Air Quality Management District by calling (530) 332-9407 or Toll Free (855) 332-9407.

COMMERCIAL SIGN REMOVAL PROGRAM

The Town of Paradise Commercial Sign Removal Program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. Grants will be awarded on a first come first serve basis, until all allocated funds have been expended. A total of $100,000 has been allocated for this program. After an application is approved, the Town will work with the business and licensed contractor to have the sign removed and will pay the contractor directly for the service. For more information and an application, visit bit.ly/3IW9aee.

Paradise Traffic Control & Road Repave Map

The Town has created a google map with ongoing traffic control in Paradise and another map for road repaving.

  • Click here to view the map Paradise Traffic Control Map.
  • Click here to view the map of the Paradise Road Repave Project.

Make it Paradise Newsletter

This newsletter is designed to keep you informed of the ongoing recovery efforts as we rebuild Paradise.  Each week you will receive a newsletter with events, current numbers (building permits, etc.), current topics and a weekly Q&A.

Occasionally, we may send out an extra newsletter pertaining to an upcoming event or important information.