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NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS

Notice of intended use is hereby given by Lake County to use 2019-2022 Title III funds under Public Law 151-141 “Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-De­termination Act” (reauthorized in 2018) to:

1) carry out activities under the Firewise Communities Program to increase the protection of people and property from wildfires

2) reimburse the County for search and rescue and other emergen­cy services performed on federal lands, including firefighting and law enforcement patrols

3) cover training costs and equip­ment purchase directly related to the emergency service described above, and

4) develop and carry out the Lake County Community Wildfire Protec­tion Plan.

The intended use of this funding is open for public comment for a period of 45 days from publication of this notice, Comments must be submitted in writing and received at the Commissioner’s Office, 616 third Ave., Two Harbors, MN 55616 or the Emergency Management Office, 601 Third Ave., Two Harbors, MN 55616. For additional information, contact Matt Poll­mann, Emergency Management Director, at 773-844-6449 (matt.pollmann@co.lake. mn.us) or Matt Huddleston, Lake County Administrator at 218-834-8320 (matthew. huddleston@co.lake.mn.us).

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