Commissioner Matt Jones said the money would go toward thinning forests, prescribed burns, and helping residents protect their homes from wildfires.
BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Fire is here to stay in Colorado. It’s a natural part of the environment.
But, as the fire season extends year-round, a Boulder County commissioner said they need to be doing more to make wildfires easier to put out and protect homes from burning.
A new tax on the November ballot would create funding for wildfire mitigation.
“The Marshall Fire and then this Cal-wood Fire were just wake up calls,” said Matt Jones, a Boulder County commissioner…
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