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May 17, 2024

Boulder County Marshall Fire Newsletter – May 17, 2024

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Boulder County Marshall Fire Recovery Newsletter

Boulder County Marshall Fire Recovery Newsletter

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State of Colorado allows adjustments to permit valuations

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Homeowners who lost homes in the Marshall Fire can now get more money back from the state for sales tax on building materials. The Colorado Department of Revenue’s Sales Tax Refund for Rebuilding after a Declared Wildfire Disaster program lets homeowners who lost their homes in a qualified wildfire disaster get a refund on the state sales and use tax paid for construction and building materials used to rebuild their home. Read more about the sales tax refund for rebuilding.


Recovery navigation services posts final report

people standing in the Marshall Fire Recovery Center

Recovery Navigators began helping property owners on July 25, 2022, who were impacted by the Marshall Fire and Straight-Line Wind Event. To keep the community in the loop about the progress of the program, monthly reports are posted on the Navigating Disaster website. The monthly reports share information including major activities & accomplishments, trends & concerns, programmatic challenges, future planning, client impact stories, and program data. View the final Recovery Navigators report.


Marshall Together event Saturday, May 18

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Come relax and connect with the fire-impacted community (including Boulder County Sheriff Johnson) over drinks and appetizers. Marshall Together will be celebrating a very successful 2024 Colorado legislative session and will be joined by Reps. Kyle Brown and Judy Amabile! This is the time for us all to reconnect and share experiences with one another within the Marshall fire impacted community. Whether you have rebuilt, are rebuilding, were smoke impacted, were a renter, or have decided to move out of the area - all are welcome! There will be a kids activity table for families too. We hope to see you there to kick off the summer! Saturday, May 18, 3- 5 p.m., Bambei Brewing. Please RSVP for the Marshall Together event here.


Assessor's Office appointments available May 23

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Boulder County residents impacted by the Marshall Fire with questions about their Property Tax assessment can sign up for a 30-minute appointment at Marshall ROC with the Boulder County Assessor's Office on May 23. The Marshall ROC Recovery Center is located at 357 McCaslin Blvd, Suite 115b, Louisville, CO 80027 Click Here to Schedule an appointment with the county Assessor's office.


United Policyholders 2024 home insurance survey

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United Policyholders, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is conducting a confidential survey about home insurance availability and costs in Colorado. The data will help households and communities find insurance options in order to be prepared for and rebound after disasters. Take the home insurance survey here.


Strategic fuels wildfire mitigation grants now open

wildfire mitigation grant

Community Planning & Permitting has released the application for the next round of Strategic Fuels Mitigation Grants (SFMG). Project funding is available for local government agencies, fire protection districts, and community organizations to increase the pace and scale of wildfire mitigation across the county. Applications for the Spring 2024 cycle accepted through June 6. Read more about the Strategic Fuels Mitigation Grant Program.


Upcoming Meetings

House and Garden Plant GiveawaySaturday, May 18, 9-11 a.m.Cairn Church, 1700 Stonehenge Dr., LafayettePlease fill out this survey


Marshall Together EventSaturday, May 18, 3-5 p.m.Bambei Brewing, 100 Superior Plaza Way, Ste. 102, SuperiorPlease RSVP


Disaster Preparedness Basics (register)Tuesday, May 21 | 6-7:30 p.m.Superior Community Center, 1500 Coalton Road


Boulder County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update Virtual MeetingSuperior, Louisville, Marshall, and Eldorado Springs residents (Zone D)Thursday, May 23 | 6-7 p.m.Zoom meeting link


Front Range Wildfire Grasslands Workshop (register)Wednesday, May 29, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Dickens Opera House, 302 Main St., LongmontRegister by Wednesday, May 15

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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