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Meeting Date: 09/06/2017  
Submitted For: Denny Foulk
Department: Public Works  

Action Requested
Public Works -  Farm Bureau Awards Presentation for the Goodwin Fire Response on behalf of all participants.
Brief Explanation of Need
Farm Bureau awarded Yavapai County, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO), AZ Department of Forestry and Fire Management (AZ-DFFM), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Prescott National Forest (PNF), a trophy for the Goodwin Fire response.  It was asked that Yavapai County be the repository of the award and that Emergency Management present it to the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.

Emergency Management was contacted by Farm Bureau and requested to attend an annual meeting of the Yavapai County Farm Bureau.  It was stated that an award will be presented for the Goodwin Wildfire First Response.  Upon notification, Emergency Management reached out to
YCSO, AZ-DFFM, BLM, and PNF to attend the meeting and jointly receive the award.  It was the consensus of all present that Yavapai County be the repository of the award.
Also noted in the presentation was how the fire response was a team effort.  The Yavapai County Sheriff evacuating 7500 people within the threatened areas, providing security for the communities, incident area, and traffic control. Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management along with Bureau of Land Management, and the Prescott National Forest providing effective fire management which saved 807 million dollars in expose property.  Yavapai County through their Emergency Management providing incident support, activating shelters for people, pets, and livestock, as well as coordinating with the various levels of government.
The award was well received with appreciation expressed to Farm Bureau for their thoughtful presentation.
Denny L. Foulk, M.S., EMHS, County Emergency Manager
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