OES Updates

  1. Provide Your Feedback: Nevada County OES Launches Survey on Hazardous Vegetation Ordinance

    All residents, property owners, and renters of unincorporated Nevada County are encouraged to provide their input. The Survey will be available through November 28th and takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Learn More
  2. Nevada County Emergency Services Drives Three New Wildfire Community Defense Zones Forward

    At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Nevada County’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) brought forward several wildfire planning and mitigation projects for approval, including three new large-scale community defense zones. Learn More
  3. Microgrant Program Supports Firewise Communities to Clear Storm Debris

    The Micro-Grant program will make twenty-six grants of $3600 each available for projects that increase defensible space around homes, remove hazardous vegetation from private lands, or clear evacuation routes on private roadways this summer. Learn More
  4. Nevada County Awarded Funding for Woodpecker Ravine Shaded Fuel Break

    The $2.1 million award from CAL FIRE will support selective thinning in an area directly above the River Fire burn scar and flanked by two critical evacuation corridors – State Highway 49 to the east and State Highway 174 to the north. Learn More
  5. Free Residential Green Waste Events for Nevada County Residents in Truckee

    Heads up Nevada County residents in Truckee! Free residential green waste disposal is coming to the Truckee Rodeo Grounds – on May 20, June 4, and June 17, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Learn More
  6. What Are Your Priorities for Emergency Preparedness?

    Nevada County is asking residents what is most important to them around emergency preparedness and prioritizing critical resources required to prevent and respond to disasters. Data will also be used to better analyze gaps in resources and services. Learn More
  7. Ladris and Nevada County Partner to Provide Community Evacuation Simulator Tool

    Using Ladris’ Evacuation Pre-Planner tool, Nevada County’s emergency managers and law enforcement personnel can now simulate detailed models for evacuations, traffic times, and road congestion scenarios for wildfires or other disasters. Learn More
  8. Health, Safety, and Fire Preparedness Carnival

    Fire trucks, police cars and helicopters - oh my! Free family fun is to be had at the Health, Safety, and Fire Preparedness Carnival this Saturday, May 7th 11 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Rood Center. Learn More
  9. Nevada County Offers Free Storm Green Waste Disposal

    Nevada County offers free storm-related green waste disposal at 12625 Brunswick Rd, Grass Valley on March 11-13, March 25- 27, and April 8-10 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Learn More
  10. Firewood Available for Residents without Power

    Nevada County has firewood pick-up locations across Nevada City and Grass Valley to make firewood available to residents without power. Learn More
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