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Portola Valley: Council may rue decision to withhold fire map

Original post made on Jun 4, 2008

Home fire insurance rates are a major concern in wooded parts of Portola Valley. The potential impact on fire insurance was a key factor in an April 23 decision by a unanimous Town Council to tell the state's firefighting agency that no updates were needed to its current map, which shows no "very high" wildfire risks presented by vegetation in the town.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 12:00 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by pv, a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jun 4, 2008 at 12:55 pm

If public money was used to pay for the Moritz report and the report is public, then it should be available to the public


Posted by David Boyce, Almanac staff writer
on Jun 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm

David Boyce is a registered user.

PV - The Moritz map is, in fact, a public document.

You should be able to see a copy of it by going to Town Hall at 765 Portola Road and asking for Planning Manager Leslie Lambert.


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