Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 6/21/2023

TOP POP Recap June 2023: Go Bag Giveaway with “Prepared Paradise” Evacuation Event

Over 100 people came by!
Paradise residents showed up in full force for Go Bags, to determine the zone they lived in, and to chat with folks about fire safety. Questions included evacuation protocol for schools and daycare as well as for elderly

RESOURCES & UPDATES 

“Can You Hear Me?” Survey

The Town of Paradise would love your feedback on the “Prepared Paradise” June 15th test of the Early Warning Sirens. Please take the “Can You Hear Me?” survey and let us know. You can either, print out the survey and return it to 5555 Skyway, Paradise, CA 95969, or email a copy to jblancett@townofparadise.com, or fill out the survey online, here

Trivia Night at Nic’s

Thursday June 22nd from 6-8:00pm is a family friendly free entry trivia night at Nic’s Deli and Wine Bar. Come early to secure your spot and enjoy food specials and happy hour all evening.

Car Wash

Hosted by the Paradise Eagles 2960 and the ECV PAR-0-DICE 7-11, Saturday June 24th from 11:00am- 3:00pm at 9079 Skyway will be $5.00 carwashes. The money raised will go to the Paradise Little League, and if you come hungry there will be hotdogs and chips for an additional $5.00!

Party at the Pool

PRPD is having an outdoor movie event showing Finding Dory Saturday June 24th. Gates will be opening at 7:45pm and the movie will start at 9:00pm. You get the chance to enjoy a movie while floating in the pool at 5600 Recreation Drive. For more information about the event visit, paradiseprpd.com.

Fire- Adapted Community Study

San Jose State University researchers are seeking 50 Paradise participants to discuss their diverse experiences, innovations, and struggles with mitigating wildfire risks. If selected, residents get a $50.00 Amazon gift card! Interested? Reserve your spot today at forms.gle/gkBK594MQwyYvAXF9, or contact David Benterou at christopher.benterou@sjsu.edu, or 1-408-868-8069.

CodeRed- Sign Up/Manage/ Modify/ Unsubscribe

Stay informed! CodeRed is a community notification system in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports.

To sign up, manage an existing account, modify your notification settings and contact information, or to unsubscribe, please visit CodeRed. You may also further customize the types of notifications you receive and add an additional address.

CHIP- Single Family Rentals in Paradise

Limited number of 2- & 3-bedroom homes available for rent. CHIP’s Single Family Rental Program will process applications in accordance with funding regulations and requirements. Applications will be labeled with the date & time they are received and thereafter processed on a “first come, first served” basis. Application period is from June 20th– 30th, 2023. For questions call 530-872-6291 x123 or email housing@townofparadise.com.

Early Warning Siren Update 

The Early Warning Siren (EWS) construction is moving along! The required 16-foot holes have already been dug for 20 towers, with a rebar cage established within each of the above-mentioned holes. With good weather continuing, the project will be moving forward, and more towers will be included in the monthly testing. 

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. 

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.