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Public Forum Announced for June 22

July 22, 2020 - A summary of the Forum is now available en español:

MCOG Public Forum summary 2020-06-22-Espanol.pdf


June 24, 2020 -  Thanks to all who participated in the Forum webinar. Please be advised that new versions of the draft Plans linked below are in progress, including updates to the Brooktrails and Fort Bragg sections. Comments are due July 1, 2020 by email to: Please contact us for other ways to send comments.

June 22, 2020 - A recording of the Forum is now available on YouTube:


June 22, 2020 - Following are direct links to the plans:

#06b Public Outreach Plan052220-DRAFT.pdf#06c FireVulnerabilityAssessment051020-DRAFT.pdf#06d EvacuationPlan051220-DRAFT.pdf


June 12, 2020 - Detailed instructions are updated here.

June 10, 2020 - MCOG will host a Public Forum on Mendocino County Fire Vulnerability Assessment & Emergency Evacuation Plan Preparedness on Monday, June 22 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. by remote participation only.

View or download the flyer and news release:

Flyer MCOG Public Forum-rev.pdfPress Release-New Wildfire Evac Planning Docs 2020-06-08.pdf

All are invited to hear about fire preparedness planning in Mendocino County. At the request of the County and funded with a Caltrans grant, the Mendocino Council of Governments hired Category Five Professional Consultants, Inc. (CFPC) to develop a Public Outreach Plan, a Fire Vulnerability Assessment, and a Wildfire Emergency Evacuation Preparedness Plan for Mendocino County. Representatives from CFPC, the Sheriff’s Department, District Fire Chiefs, and other emergency services personnel will give a presentation on these planning documents that will greatly improve the wildfire safety of Mendocino County residents.

To Participate on Your Computer: Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Password: 924390

To Participate by Phone:

Call-in Number:  1-669-900-6833

Webinar ID: 872 0958 0733

Password: 924390

To Participate by Computer and Phone:

Participation by computer is encouraged, as more options are available for the webinar. A combination of computer video and telephone audio may be used if needed for better connection. For best results, open the Zoom link first.

To Submit Public Comments:

Questions may be emailed in advance to During the Forum webinar, questions may be typed into the chat or Q&A panel in the Zoom meeting. The Forum will allow oral comments during the webinar by phone or video when public comment is invited by the Chair. Instructions will be repeated during the Forum.

When joining the webinar by phone, to ask a question ("raise hand"), press *9 (star nine) on the keypad.

Comments on the Draft Plans may be submitted to The plans are currently posted at this website under Meetings, June 1, 2020.

Additional Media:

For live streaming and later viewing:, search for Mendocino County Video, or YouTube link at this website under Meetings.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

Persons who require special accommodations, accessible seating, or documentation in alternative formats under the Americans with Disabilities Act are advised to contact the MCOG office at (707) 463-1859, at least five days before the meeting.

Las personas que requieren alojamiento especial de acuerdo con el Americans with Disabilities Act deben comunicarse con MCOG (707) 463-1859 al menos cinco dias antes de la reunión.

Translation Services:

Information in Spanish, including answers to any questions received in Spanish, will be provided on this website following the public forum. 

Information en español, incluyendo respuestas a preguntas recibido en español, se proporcionará en este sitio web después del foro público.

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Mendocino Complex Fire in Lake County, July 29, 2018. Credit: Joni Roumiguiere
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