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228 Commercial St., #277 Nevada City, CA 95959

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Purpose of FoNA


History of FoNA An invitation to neighborhood groups to join FoNA
Application form in MSword format Application form in pdf format

2007 Meeting Schedule
Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Community Room
Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
6/7,  7/12,  8/2,  9/6,  10/4,  11/1

Nevada County Fire Plan

Link to the County Fire Plan


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FoNA position on the Fire Plan

July 2006.  FoNA Fire Plan Position Paper Executive Summary

April 2006. Position Paper on the Nevada County Fire Plan Presented by the Federation of Neighborhood Associations

March 15, 2006.  Letter from the FoNA Fire Plan Committee to Neighborhood Associations

November 28, 2005.  Letter to Tony Clarabut, CDF Chief/Nevada County Fire Marshall

North San Juan District Community Fire Plan


Eldorado County Wildfire Protection Plan



American Planning Association Growing Smart Model Statute for a Natural Hazards Element of a Comprehensive Plan

A Community Wildfire Protection Plan: How-to-Guide

Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003



Emergencies can happen at any time or place.  Start your preparedness by taking Community Emergency Response Team training.  Topics and skills training include Disaster Medical Skills and Triage, Disaster Management, Disaster Psychology, Light Search and Rescue, Light Fire Suppression and a Disaster Exercise.  You must attend all classes to receive a course completion and a Disaster Service Worker card.   Anyone interested in doing training in the fall should contact Andrea Straatemeier at 530-265-7174 or email


PLACE:     First Baptist Church of Grass Valley.  Located on Ridge Rd across from the Nevada Union High School.

TO REGISTER or for QUESTIONS:  Andrea Straatemeier at 530-265-7174 or email

Sponsored by the Nevada County Public Health Department and the Office of Emergency Services.

rev. EM/OD 530/07