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Garbage Pickup for Thursday, October 18, 2018 »

Leavenworth Residents,

If your garbage was scheduled to be picked up on Thursday, October 18th, there has been a delay with services. Please leave your garbage carts where you normally would; garbage service will resume on Friday, October 19th.

Thank you for your patience!

Apple Maggot Prescribed Burn – October 10, 2018 »

700 US Hwy 2 / P.O.  Box 287
Leavenworth, Washington  98826

Telephone: (509) 548-5275
Fax: (509) 548-6429

Herb Amick
Public Works Director
October 3, 2018


Notice to Local City of Leavenworth Residents
Apple maggot prescribed burn

The City of Leavenworth will be conducting a prescribed controlled burn October 10, 2018 on the City owned land adjacent to the City owned Mountain View Cemetery. The controlled burn is permitted under the Department of Ecology and will be conducted with the oversight of Chelan County Fire District #3. The material to be burned is green waste collected by the City as required by the Department of Agriculture because of the Apple Maggot Quarantine restrictions.

This Press Release is not intended to be published by anyone receiving this transmission but may be used for broadcasting and informational purposes. In accordance with RCW 42.30.080, such notice must be delivered personally, by mail, by fax, or by electronic mail at least twenty-four hours before the time of such meeting as specified in the notice.

Chelan County Hazard Mitigation Planning Process Initiated and Public Open House Scheduled »

Chelan County Press Release
October 2, 2018

Chelan County Hazard Mitigation Planning Process Initiated and Public Open House Scheduled

Local government stakeholders in the Chelan County planning area are in collaboration on the update of the Chelan County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan pursuant to state and federal requirements. Responding to federal mandates in the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-390), the planning partnership was formed to pool resources and create a uniform hazard mitigation strategy that can be consistently applied to the Chelan County planning area. The planning partnership is made up of Chelan County, the Cities of Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Cashmere, Entiat and Chelan, Cascadia Conservation District, and local Fire Districts.

A hazard mitigation plan describes an area’s vulnerability to the various natural hazards present with the county, along with an array of actions and projects for reducing key risks. While natural disasters cannot be prevented from occurring, implementing mitigation strategies can make communities more sustainable and disaster-resilient, and protect people and property.

During this process, citizens will be asked to contribute by sharing local knowledge of an area’s vulnerability to hazards based on past occurrences. Public involvement will be solicited via a multi-media campaign that will include public meetings, web-based information, questionnaires and updates on the plan’s progress. This process will be overseen by a Steering Committee made up of stakeholders from within the planning area. This Steering Committee will meet as needed on the 3rd Tuesday of every month throughout the planning process. These meetings will typically run from 10:00 a.m. to noon and are open to the public. All meeting will be held at the Confluence Technology Center in Wenatchee unless otherwise noted on the meeting agendas.

Three public open houses are scheduled in October. During these meetings, the results of the risk assessment will be presented along with display maps. An update of the County’s Community Wildfire Protection Plan will also be presented. The meetings will be held in the evening, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Wenatchee on October 9th at Wenatchee City Hall, in Leavenworth on October 10th at Leavenworth City Hall, and in Chelan on October 11th at Chelan County Fire District 7.

An informational website has been established at: https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/natural-resources/pages/natural-hazard-mitigation-plan

This website will serve as the primary means for the public to gain information on the plan and ways that they can participate in the planning process. Information on the public meetings and the Steering Committee meetings is also available on this website. The public is encouraged to provide input on all phases of this plan’s development.

Any questions or comments regarding this process are encouraged and should be directed to Hillary Heard at Chelan County Natural Resources Department – phone: (509) 667-6567 or (509) 630-5372 or via email: Hillary.Heard@CO.CHELAN.WA.US.

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