Town of Paradise Weekly Recovery Update 6-24-2020

Meetings

June 30, 2020, 9 am

Town Council Meeting – Budget Presentation

Virtual:  https://livestream.com/townofparadise

July 7, 2020, 6 pm

Community Information Meeting – State of the Town Part 2:  Department Reports


Current Statistics:

Building Updates

1043 Building Permit Applications Received  

 894 Building Permits issued

 207 Homes Rebuilt (certificate of occupancy issued)

4,569 TROE (Tree Right of Entry) Received

3,974 Private Tree Program Applications Received


Some Good News:

It’s officially summer –Paradise Pools are Open!

As of June 22nd, Paradise Parks and Recreation announced pools are open for Swim lessons and aqua aerobics!  With proper COVID-19 cleanliness and safety restrictions in place, head to https://www.paradiseprpd.com/aquatics for a full schedule.


What’s New:

●        Hazardous Trees – Town of Paradise needs your help! The State Program is slated to begin in July.  There are still over 2,900 properties in The Town of Paradise that have not completed their TROE form. In order to remove all dead and dying trees there is an urgent need for all residents who have not completed this form to do make it a priority. Ask your neighbors, family and friends both in town and those who have been relocated out of state but still own property –Have you completed your TROE?

●  The Butte County ROE Center available and accepting ROEs and Inspection Access Forms.  Inspections are scheduled to begin in mid-June, and tree felling is scheduled to begin in July.  Download your ROE or inspection Access form here.  You can mail the form to 205 Mira Loma Dr., Ste 50, Oroville CA 95965 or email to TreeROE@buttecounty.net.  For questions, call the Tree ROE Information line at (530) 552-3030.

●        Important: As of January 1, 2021, the rules about living in RVs on private lots in town will change. You will be required to be actively rebuilding a permanent home on your property (different than a temporary RV permit) to continue living on your property in an RV.  For information on the building process and to connect with financial resources for rebuilding, contact our Rebuild Advocates at (530) 872-6291 x429 and x430

●        Help keep Paradise fire safe!  If you own a lot in Paradise, it is your responsibility to maintain it.  If you need help clearing your lot of weeds and brush, you can contact a local company who can do the work for you.  Find a list of companies with Paradise Business Licenses here

●        Missing Middle Grant Income Limits Extended for Larger Households. The grant helps reduce pre-construction costs for lower, middle -lower and middle class households who want to build/rebuild in the Camp Fire footprint.  The grant reimburses up to $5,000 pre-construction costs.  Find more details at rebuildparadise.org/grants.

●        FREE masks are available at the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce to Ridge businesses. This is a joint effort from the North Valley Community Foundation and Feather River Health Foundation.  Please contact the PRCoC at 530.877.9356 or stop by 6161 Clark Road #1 to pick up masks. Hours are Wednesday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Delivery is available.

●        Have questions regarding your rebuild? Rebuild Advocates are here to help!  If you need help navigating the rebuild process, the Town of Paradise has Rebuild Advocates available to assist.  They can help with the following:  Navigating insurance, FEMA or SBA, understanding additional financing options, selecting a contractor, submitting plants, or any part of the rebuild process.  They are available at the Building Resiliency Center by appointment only.  Please call 530.872.6291 x411 to make an in-person or phone appointment today!

●        In case you missed the most recent PID Monthly Board Meeting on June 17th. The meeting was streamed live on Facebook and can be accessed here.

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.