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Wildfire Resiliency Code Board

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Senate Bill 23-166 established a Wildfire Resiliency Code Board in the Division of Fire Prevention and Control to help enhance community safety and resiliency from wildfires through the adoption of codes and standards.

 

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Concerning the establishment of a wildfire resiliency code board, and, in connection therewith, requiring the wildfire resiliency code board to adopt model codes, requiring governing bodies with jurisdiction in an area within the wildland-urban interface to adopt codes that meet or exceed the standards set forth in the model codes, and making an appropriation. 

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Code Board Appointments/Positions

Appointee

Position

Appointed by

Becky Baker

 

Colorado building codes professional: urban communities

 

Sen. Fenberg, President of the Senate

 

Ashley Stolzmann

 

County representative: urban communities

 

Sen. Fenberg, President of the Senate

 

Holly Woodings

 

Representative of a statewide association of non-profit utilities

 

Sen. Fenberg, President of the Senate

 

Scott Hoffman

 

Colorado building codes professional: rural communities

 

Rep. McCluskie, Speaker of the House

 

Michael Gifford

 

Representative of a statewide organization for commercial building professionals

 

Rep. McCluskie, Speaker of the House

 

Robert Zuccaro

 

Municipal representative: urban communities

 

Rep. McCluskie, Speaker of the House

 

Anne Sherwood

 

Representative of an investor- owned utility

 

Rep. McCluskie, Speaker of the House

 

Joe Loidolt

 

Representative of a statewide organization for home building professionals

 

Sen. Lundeen, Minority Leader

 

Dan Swallow

 

County representative: rural committees

 

Sen. Lundeen, Minority Leader

 

Brita Horn

 

Municipal representative: rural communities

 

Rep. Lynch, Minority Leader

 

Kelly Campbell

 

Representative of a statewide association of property and casualty companies

 

Rep. Lynch, Minority Leader

 

Jeffrey Woodruff

 

Colorado building codes professional: statewide organization for architects

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Rick Balentine

 

Representative that is a fire marshal, fire chief, or fire engineer

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Karola Hanks

 

Representative that is a fire marshal, fire chief, or fire engineer

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Vernon Champlin

 

Representative with specialized expertise in wildland fire behavior or wildfire mitigation science and strategies

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Ethan Mobley

 

Colorado land use or community planning professionals

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Brett Lacey

 

Hazard mitigation professionals

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Carie Dann

 

Municipal Representative of a municipality that, prior to September 30, 2023, has adopted a code that provides, minimally, for wildfire resilient structures and best practices

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Crystal Lambert

 

County Representative of a county that, prior to September 30, 2023, has adopted a code that provides, minimally, for wildfire resilient structures and best practices

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Michael Bichler

 

Representative of the building trades

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Cindi Hammond

 

Representative of a non-profit home builder for affordable home ownership that serves populations with incomes under 80% of an area's median income

 

Executive Director Stan Hilkey, CDPS

 

Chris Brunette

 

Director, or Director’s Designee

 

Ex-Officio: DFPC

 

Matt McCombs

 

State Forester

 

Ex-Officio: State Forester

 

Anne Miller

 

Director, Colorado Resiliency Office

 

Ex-Officio: CRO

Wildfire Resiliency Code Board Consists of: 21 voting members; 3 non-voting ex officio members

Appointed by Speaker of the House: (4) - Representative Julie McCluskie

1 member representing rural communities (Colorado building code professionals) 1 member representing a statewide organization for commercial building professionals 1 municipal representative representing urban communities 1 member representing an investor- owned utility

The board includes the following non voting ex officio members: (3)
(I) The director of the director’s designee; (Mike Morgan or designee)
(II) The state forester or the state forester’s designee; and (Matt McCombs or designee)
(III) The director of the Colorado Resiliency Office or the director’s designee  (Anne Miller or designee)

Appointed by Minority Leader of the House: (2) - Representative Mike Lynch

1 municipal representative representing rural communities 1 member representing a statewide association of property and casualty companies

Appointed by Minority Leader of the Senate: (2) - Senator Paul Lundeen

1 member representing a statewide organization for home building professionals 1 county representative representing rural communities

Appointed by Executive Director: (10) - Stan Hilkey

1 architect with experience using wildfire resiliency codes in Colorado who represents a statewide organization for architects (Colorado building code professionals) 3 members, 2 of which are either a fire marshal, fire chief, or fire engineer and one of which has specialized expertise in wildland fire behavior or wildfire mitigation science and strategies 1 member representing Colorado land use or community planning professionals 1 member representing hazard mitigation professionals, 1 municipal and 1 county representative representing a municipality and a county that, prior to September 30, 2023, has adopted a code that provides, minimally, for wildfire resilient structures and best practices 1 member representing the building trades 1 member representing a nonprofit home builder for affordable home ownership that serves populations with incomes under 80% of an area’s median income

Appointed by President of the Senate: (3) - Senator Steve Fenberg

1 member representing urban communities (Colorado building code professionals) 1 county representative representing urban communities 1 member representing a statewide association of nonprofit utilities

Upcoming Meeting Information

 The Board is committed to an open process and transparency as the code is developed. Time is set aside at the beginning and end of each meeting for the public to communicate questions and comments. We are committed to serving the mission, process, and the residents of Colorado.

 

Friday, 14 June 2024, 9am-3pm

University Center Room 213, Colorado Mesa University
1455 N 12th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501

WRCB Agenda - 14 June 2024

Zoom Information:

https://zoom.us/j/92250154062?pwd=eE5TNmRvYUpoSkF0UC90M29YZy9qUT09

Meeting ID: 922 5015 4062
Passcode: xk3p51


Upcoming Board Meetings:

12 July 2024
Station 45 - Roaring Fork Fire Rescue, 5275 Owl Creek Rd, Snowmass, CO 81615

09 August 2024
IMPACT Career Innovation Center, 2410 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301

13 September 2024 - Alamosa

11 October 2024 - Larimer County

08 November 2024 - Eastern Colorado

13 December 2024 - Front Range

 

Advisory Committee Meetings

Implementation & Governance Advisory Committee

Meets every other Wednesday from 9:00 am-10:00 am

Next Meeting:

12 June 2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am

I&G Advisory Committee Agenda 06.12.24

Zoom Link:

https://zoom.us/j/98471818568?pwd=ejQycVpERGlqZzRBMzhZeUg2L09vUT09

Meeting ID: 984 7181 8568

Passcode: FFpTC8

 

WUI Definition Advisory Committee

Meets every other Wednesday from 3:00 pm-4:00pm

Next Meeting:

19 June 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm

WUI Def Advisory Committee Agenda 06.05.24

Zoom Link:

https://zoom.us/j/97821377074?pwd=R0Nja2tkeUtyYmswbVZ0L0wyN1FIUT09

Meeting ID: 978 2137 7074

Passcode: HY5yns

 

Building Design Advisory Committee

Meets each month on the Monday before the WRCB board meetings from 10:00 am-11:00 am

Next Meeting:
 10 June 2024 10:00am - 11:00am
BD Advisory Committee Agenda 06.10.24
Zoom Link: 

https://zoom.us/j/97348610888?pwd=enZjM2RnZUFJR0RCZVh4Y2hDM25Bdz09

Meeting ID: 973 4861 0888
Passcode: 7CSEqd

 

Site & Area Design Advisory Committee 

Meets every other Thursday from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Next Meeting:

20 June 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm

S&AD Advisory Committee Agenda 06.06.24

Zoom Meeting: https://unitedpower.zoom.us/j/87377139415 

Meeting ID: 873 7713 9415

 

Meeting Summary 

May Meeting Minutes

April Meeting Minutes

March Meeting Minutes

February Meeting Minutes

January Meeting Minutes

December Meeting Minutes

October Meeting Minutes

Advisory Committee Meeting Summaries

Building Design Advisory Committee

March Meeting Notes

January Meeting Notes

 

Implementation & Governance Advisory Committee

February Meeting Notes

January Meeting Notes

 

Site & Area Design Advisory Committee

March 28th Meeting Notes 

March 14th Meeting Notes

 March 5th Meeting Notes

February Meeting Notes

January Meeting Notes

 

WUI Committee

March Meeting Notes

February Meeting Notes

January Meeting Notes

Notice of Board Member meetings outside WRCB

Any meeting involving two or more board members at which a discussion of Wildfire Resiliency Code Board business may occur.

 

Meeting Title

WRCB Members Involved

Date

Location

Link
Contact

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