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May 6, 2022 UDRC Board Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 10:30 AM Attending:     •    Jim Larsen: President    •    Dean Richardson: Vice President    •    Helen Marston: Board member    •    Carol Brennan: Secretary (via speaker phone)    •    Glenna Larsen: Treasurer A quorum was established. Evaluation of the first public meeting:      •    The meeting…

April 12, 2022 UDRC Public Meeting Summary

Carol Brennan, UDRC Secretary welcomed area residents to the first UDRC public meeting after a two year break due to COVID precautions. She gave an overview of the UDRC and plans for the year. The meeting subject was community wildfire defensible space and public lands fuels treatments. Dean Richardson, UDRC…

UDRC March 16, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes

April 21 UDRC Public Meeting Announcement You are invited to attend a public meeting on April 21, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, at the Sunriver Library. Guest speakers will be Robert Newey, US Forest Service, Ross Huffman, Oregon Department of Forestry, and Boone Zimmerley, Fire Adapted Communities Coordinator. Presentations on Forest…

UDRC January 21, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes

Attending: Jerry Hubbard, Dean Richardson, Carol Brennan, Jim Larsen, Glenna Larsen, Carl Jansen, Helen Marston. Guests: Lorelei Mariana, Chris Mcleod. Lorelei is Firewise captain for DRRH 6 community and Chris is Firewise president for River Forest Acres community. Lorelei and Chris have applied for Oregon SB 762 Firewise Community Grants. …

UDRC December 20, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes

Attending: Dean Richardson, Carol Brennan, Carl Jansen, Anne Pierson, Jim Larsen, Glenna Larsen Board actions: Board approved termination of the May 18, 2016 Bizwriterusa Contract for Grant Management Services. UDRC staff will assume responsibility for grant management. Carol will send a letter of contract termination. Board reviewed the $90,000 MCM grant…

UDRC 2021 Programs Update

As of December 20, 2021, the Reimbursement program paid $61,590 to 122 applicants. The Low-income Senior program paid $1,500 for contractors for fuels reduction for 2 applicants.  85 Reimbursements to UDRC CommunitiesFall River Estates    20DRRH 1-5                14DRRH 6                   14DRRH 9                   10OWW 2                      9Other Communities  18  37 Reimbursements to La Pine…

UDRC 2021 Review

2021 has been a busy year for the UDRC We continue to offer defensible space assistance to low-income Seniors via our MCM Senior Program. We extended our popular Defensible Space Fuels Reimbursement program into the La Pine area. As of November 9, 2021, we reimbursed $46,425 to 98 applicants from…