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Mobilizing the people of Santa Clara County to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires

Mobilizing the people of Santa Clara County to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires

East Foothills Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Suncrest Avenue Fire near Alum Rock Park, 2006
Suncrest Avenue Fire near Alum Rock Park, Sept. 24, 2006
Suncrest Avenue Fire near Alum Rock Park, 2006
The Morning After – Note the Defensible Space for this home

 

(Photos by Richard Brown)

Six field survey trips, eight reports and 20 field survey forms were completed for the East Foothills Community Wildfire Protection Plan. The public draft of this CWPP can be downloaded using the link below.

Approved East Foothills CWPP

The East Foothills Community Wildfire Protection Plan has now been approved by the San Jose Fire Department (as the primary fire agency for this area), CAL FIRE (as the State Forester and a fire agency responsible for this area), the San Jose City Council and the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. These are all the signatures required for this CWPP.

East Foothills CWPP Version 1 - Executive Summary
Cover pages and Executive Summary of the East Foothills CWPP below.

East Foothills CWPP Version 1
Questions and comments are welcome!
This is the first fully approved and released version of the East Foothills CWPP. The content is the same as the last Public Draft below.

The following attachments are distributed separately. Attachments B-1 through B-3 are described below.

San Jose City Council Resolution
San Jose City Council Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Fire Chief to sign the East Foothills CWPP.

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Resolution
Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Resolution authorizing the Chair to sign the East Foothills CWPP.

Firewise Community Protection Achievement Certificate 
Certificate of Community Protection Achievement for the East Foothills CWPP.

East Foothills CWPP Updates

East Foothills Project Map (Updated 5/31/12)

East Foothills Projects Map
Click photo for larger map

 

Older Material for Reference

Two articles have been published on this CWPP in New Neighborhood Voice, a community newsletter for the East Foothills area (Part 1 and Part 2). These articles are written in an easy-to-read Q&A format. "Judy" is the editor of New Neighborhood Voice and her husband "Allan" is the Project Manager for the East Foothills CWPP.

East Foothills CWPP Press Release
SCFSC Press Release inviting public comments on the East Foothills CWPP.

East Foothills CWPP Presentation
A Public Draft summary of the East Foothills CWPP.

East Foothills Public Draft CWPP
Public Draft of the East Foothills CWPP.

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