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June 14, 2024

Boulder County Marshall Fire Newsletter June 14, 2024

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Boulder County Marshall Fire Recovery Newsletter

Boulder County Marshall Fire Recovery Newsletter

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Last edition of the Boulder County Marshall Fire Recovery Newsletter

Boulder County's Marshall Fire Recovery Newsletter

After over two years and 60 newsletters, this will be the last Marshall Fire Recovery newsletter from Boulder County. We will continue to send you one-off news releases for important updates and topics relevant for recovery and rebuilding, but it will no longer be in the form of the monthly newsletter. You can also check the county's Marshall Fire webpages and Recovery and Resiliency webpages for the latest updates.


July 15 deadline for State of Colorado's Housing Recovery Program loan applications

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After almost two years, the State of Colorado's Housing Recovery Program (HRP) will stop taking applications on July 15, 2024, for all Rebuilding and Mitigation forgivable and traditional loan applications from recent disasters. The program will prioritize lower income Coloradans with the remaining funds. With one-time funding authorized by SB22-206 and leveraged federal disaster funds, the Housing Recovery Program will provide $17M in state funds and $7.4M in federal funds to provide forgivable and traditional loans to impacted households. Read more about the Housing Recovery Program's loan deadline.


State's Disaster Survivors survey closes June 17

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Colorado is no stranger to disasters. Every year, we become more familiar with wildfires, floods, tornadoes, and extreme storms; and more familiar with what it means to respond to and recover from these disasters.

To ensure that Colorado effectively addresses these frequent events, the State of Colorado, through a number of partnering agencies, has developed a Disaster Survivor Survey to better understand the experiences of individuals who have been affected by disasters. Read more from the state and take the disaster survivors survey here.


Xcel Marshall Fire rebate deadline extended through June 2025

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On May 29, 2024, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved a one-year extension for the Xcel Marshall Fire Rebuild Rebates for those customers who lost their homes and are rebuilding. Read more about the Xcel Marshall Fire rebuild rebates.


Register for on-going counseling by June 30, 2024

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Individuals who were impacted by the fire, which include first and secondary responders, can register for counseling with a local licensed behavioral health provider through the Boulder County Crisis Counseling (BCCC) program.

Everyone who has registered for the program since Dec. 30, 2021, will receive 15 sessions. The registration portal will remain open for new registrations until Sunday, June 30. All participants will have until Dec. 31, 2024, to use their 15 sessions.

For questions about your sessions or how many you have used, please contact bccc@jewishfamilyservice.org. For more information about this program, call 720-248-4686.


Impact Development Fund Disaster Recovery Team taking in-person appointments in June and July

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The Impact Development Fund Disaster Recovery Team will be available for in-person intake appointments for select days in June and July. These appointments are specifically for the funding programs operated by Impact Development Fund. Please note that there are no walk-in appointments available and appointments must be booked in advance.

New application appointments, which are only for people applying for the first time, can be booked up to 12 hours in advance. Follow up/Status appointments for existing applicants can be booked up to 18 hours before.

Appointments are available at the Louisville Public Library on Thursday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 8 p.m. .Click for the Louisville appointment scheduler. Appointments are also available at the Superior Community Center on Thursday, June 27, and Thursday, July 25, from 8 a.m. – noon and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Click for the Superior appointment scheduler.

Not sure which appointment you need? Call the Disaster Recovery phone line during business hours at 970-744-4835.


Marshall ROC advisors available to meet in-person or virtually

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Do you need assistance applying for disaster-related funding or need help with an HRP funding appeal? Do you have unmet needs you need to discuss? Insurance settlement questions? In need of mental health and wellness resources?

Please use this Marshall ROC form to choose the day, location (Louisville Library, Superior Community Center, or virtually), and a time that best fits your schedule. Although the Marshall Fire Recovery Center closed on May 31, 2024, Marshall ROC Advisors are supporting the community with these one-on-one appointments to continue helping you in-person with your recovery and rebuilding needs.


Coordinated private property debris removal recap

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The coordinated debris removal program for Boulder County, Louisville, and Superior was responsible for clearing the Marshall Fire-destroyed property of ash and debris. In four months, Boulder County’s contractor, DRC, and their teams cleared ash, debris, vegetative material, concrete, and other waste related to the Marshall Fire from 566 participating properties, which includes 260 in Louisville, 242 in Superior, and 64 in unincorporated Boulder County.

566 households participated in the program.
70% of participants have completed the insurance reconciliation process.
Currently working with the remaining participants and their insurance carriers to close their properties.
Read more information on how to submit a debris insurance payment.
If you have questions, please contact debrisinsurance@bouldercounty.gov.


Provide feedback on Boulder County Community Wildfire Protection Plan update

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Public comments are sought for the review of the Boulder County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) update. Download the draft CWPP and submit comments through June 21.

The CWPP provides a means for Boulder County to evaluate current conditions with regard to wildfire risks and hazards. Boulder County would like feedback on the draft plan to ensure it meets the needs of the community and effectively addresses public concerns.


Marshall ROC Award

The Superior Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Superior Business Awards on June 5 to recognize companies and individuals throughout the region. Marshall ROC received the 2024 One Community Service Award, which recognizes a non-profit organization that has exhibited excellence beyond mission in the community.


Upcoming Meetings


Boulder County Commissioners’ Town Hall on Wildfire Partners & Wildfire Mitigation UpdatesTuesday, June 18 | 5:30- 7 p.m.Sunshine Fire Protection District, Station 1, 311 County Rd. 83, Boulder


Office of Disaster Management’s Pet PreparednessSaturday, June 22 | 1-4:00 p.m.Humane Society of Boulder Valley, 2323 55th St. Boulder


Office of Disaster Management’s Pet PreparednessTuesday, June 25 | 6 p.m.Virtual – Register for Pet Preparedness


Disaster Preparedness Basics (register)Tuesday, Aug. 13 | 6-7:30 p.m.Nederland Community Center Multipurpose Room, 750 CO 72


Disaster Preparedness Basics (register)Tuesday, Nov. 5 | 7-8:30 p.m.Boulder Rural Fire Rescue, 6230 Lookout Road


Information/Resources

Mental Health Resources

Recovery Navigators

List of Builders

Rebates, Discounts, and Incentives

Boulder County Rebuilding Better

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The latest information and resources are located on the Boulder County Marshall Fire Recovery website or contact Katie Arrington, Assistant Recovery Manager for Boulder County, karrington@bouldercounty.org