Yolo County Resource Conservation District (YCRCD), on behalf of the Yolo
County Fire Safe Council (FSC), seeks qualified consultants and contractors to
support Yolo County residents’ efforts for wildfire and community resilience. Yolo
County FSC’s goal is to improve our community’s wildfire resilience by increasing
defensible space, improving evacuation and emergency access routes, home
hardening and retrofitting and fire safe landscaping.
The purpose of this solicitation is for the Yolo County FSC to build a free, public resource list of qualified professionals for local residents and landowners. Yolo County FSC is requesting experience and qualifications information from contractors related to wildfire and community resiliency efforts such as:
•Home Retrofitting: gutter cleaning, vent blocking, zone cleaning, window replacements, home siding replacements, roofing replacements, deck board replacements, garage retrofitting, chimney retrofitting (metal step flashing installation), installation of noncombustible fencing, ember resistant retrofitting
•Wildfire Fuels Reduction Activities: weed whacking, mowing, limb removal and chipping (or other debris disposal), tree felling, brush removal, chainsaw work, arborist consulting and specialty tree work around homes, defensible space assessments, general vegetation management and clearing (including herbicide application)
Yolo County FSC seeks credentialed professionals including certified
arborists, licensed herbicide applicators, registered professional foresters,
licensed contractors, licensed timber operators, and certified archaeologists.
Any qualified consultant or contractor interested in working
with Yolo and/or Solano County residents on wildfire and community resiliency
efforts may submit their information for consideration of inclusion in the
Yolo-Solano Wildfire Resources Directory by filling out this Google Survey form.