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A ES 7°THS KITTITAS COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SERVICES <br /> o�t�E <br /> 411 N.Ruby St.,Suite 2,Ellensburg,WA 98926 <br /> CDS@CO.KITTITAS.WA.US <br /> "Building Partnerships—Building Communities" Office(509)962-7506 <br /> KITTITAs COUNTY Fax(509)962-7682 <br /> AGENDA STAFF REPORT <br /> AGENDA DATE: June 14,2021 <br /> ACTION REQUESTED: Requesting Approval of a Resolution Declaring a Ban on Outdoor Burning <br /> BACKGROUND: According to Kittitas County Code (KCC) 20.08.010, the Fire Marshal may establish <br /> a prohibition against burning when the Fire Marshal determines that a burn ban is in <br /> the public interest. Due to high temperatures,winds, lowering relative humidity, and <br /> low fuel moisture content, the Fire Marshal established a burn ban effective at 12:00 <br /> a.m. on Friday,June 4,2021. KCC 20.08.020(1)requires the Fire Marshal to provide <br /> the Board with a resolution implementing the burn ban within 14 days of establishing <br /> the burn ban. The attached resolution would meet this requirement. <br /> The burn ban also includes a ban on ignition or discharge of fireworks as authorized <br /> by KCC 9.30.035. <br /> INTERACTION: CDS,Board of County Commissioners <br /> ATTACHMENTS: Resolution Declaring a Ban on Outdoor Burning and Firework Ignition or Discharge <br /> STAFF <br /> RECOMMENDATION: CDS recommends that the Board of County Commissioners approve the resolution. <br /> HANLDING: Presentation to the Board by Kittitas County Community Development Services. <br /> RESPONSIBLE STAFF: Dan Carlson,AICP, Community Development Services Director <br /> Patrick Nicholson,Fire Marshal <br /> COMMUNITY PLANNING•BUILDING INSPECTION•PLAN REVIEW•ADMINISTRATION•PERMIT SERVICES•CODE ENFORCEMENT <br />