ROLETTE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

            Fire Emergency Burn Ban

WHEREAS, ROLETTE COUNTY, North Dakota in anticipation and preparation for the 2018 Grass/Brush Wildland Fall Fire Season;

And

WHEREAS, the impact of fires could threaten the health, well-being, and safety of citizens in Rolette County;

And

WHEREAS, the cost of response and the inordinate equipment wear may be far in excess of available County Resources;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Chairman of Rolette County Board of Commissioners, in compliance with N.D.C.C. 37-17.1-10., declares a Fire Emergency Burn Ban (to include but not limited to a ban on garbage/pit burning, campfires, and burning of farm or crop land) remain in effect when the North Dakota Rangeland Fire Danger Rating is in High, Very High, Extreme and/or a Red Flag Warning has been issued for Rolette County, North Dakota from April 5th, 2018 thru November 1st, 2018. To view the Burn Ban map of North Dakota go to the following website: This site is updated every morning. www.nd.gov/des/planning/fire-danger-awareness/

THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF THIS BURN BAN IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR (NDCC 37-17.1-10.1: MAXIUM SENTENCE OF 30 DAYS IN JAIL AND A $1,500.00 FINE).

Dated at Rolla, North Dakota, this 20th Day of March, 2018.

 

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Eldon Moors, Chairman

Rolette County Board of Commissioners

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Valerie McCloud

 Rolette County Auditor