FEMA, debris removal, right of entry forms, water, building permits – there has been a lot that has happened this week. NSPR’s Marc Albert gives us a recap.
- FEMA building five “group housing sites” in Oroville, Orland, Gridley and Chico.
- Planned site in Chico upped from a proposed 48 units to 82.
- The first few FEMA trailers, officially ‘Manufactured Housing Units” have arrived at the Rosewood site in Oroville.
- Proposed move-in dates of mid-April seem likely to be pushed back.
- Problems more severe Paradise Irrigation District’s delivery system than the systems owned by Del Oro Water Company.
- PID says repairs could take two to three years.
- PID intends to work methodically, starting from the highest elevations and working downhill.
- Some water meters melted.
- Responsibility of utility ends at water meter.
- Unclear what help, if any, property owners might receive to repair or replace service lines between meters and homes.
- Suspended due to rain, but likely to start again Monday.
- 80 parcels have been cleaned and cleared.
- 200,000 tons of debris removed.
- Deadlines extended---Both the free government debris removal program and the alternative debris removal programs have been extended to April 15th.
- Right of Entry forms must be signed and delivered to Butte County
- Environmental Health at 202 Mira Loma Drive in Oroville.
First post-fire Paradise building permit issued to Jason and Meagann Buzzard