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News Release
Rulemaking advisory committee on wildland-urban interface announces weekly meeting series starting July 27 via Zoom - 07/20/21

Several meetings of a Rulemaking Advisory Committee on wildland-urban interface rules pursuant to implementing Senate Bill 762 have been scheduled.

The first is set for Tuesday, July 27 from 10 a.m.-noon via Zoom. This meeting will focus on the committee objectives and process overview, the committee’s scope, and workplan for future meetings. All meetings will be held virtually until announced otherwise.

To access the meeting, please visit https://odf.zoom.us/j/98536824786. The meeting ID is 985 3682 4786. A post-meeting recording will be posted on the ODF YouTube channel.

Additional meetings will occur weekly on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-noon, and all meetings are open to the public. For the month of August, these meetings will take place on August 3, August 10, and August 17. Additional dates will be announced as needed.

Background: Senate Bill 762, passed in the 2021 legislative session and anticipated to be signed by Gov. Kate Brown, revises Oregon Revised Statutes 477.015 to 477.064 and directs the Board of Forestry to establish a definition of Wildland-Urban Interface. These rules must also establish criteria to identify and classify the WUI.

Meeting Recording: A post-meeting recording will be posted on the ODF YouTube channel. The ODF YouTube channel can be found at https://www.youtube.com/c/oregondepartmentofforestry.

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