Scott County Burn Ban Remains In Effect Print
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Written by Ross Bergen   
Tuesday, 07 August 2012 11:05

PROCLAMATÍON OF BURNING PROHIBITED

ON JULY  2012, THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL RECEIVED A REQUEST PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE 'IOO.40('I) (1995) FROM ROSS BERGEN, REPRESENTING EACH FIRE DEPARTMENT HAVING ALL OR PART OF THEIR FIRE DISTRICT `IAIITHIN SCOTT COUNTY, THAT THE STATE FIRE NIARSHAL PROHIBIT OPEN BURNING IN SCOTT COUNTY. UPON INVESTIGATION THE FIRE IVIARSHAL FINDS THAT CONDITIONS IN SCOTT COUNTY ARE SUCH THAT OPEN BURNING CONSTITUTES A DANGER TO LIFE OR PROPERTY.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT NO PERSON SHALL ENGAGE IN OPEN BURNING IN SCOTT COUNTY, EFFECTIVE JULY 11, 2012 AT 6:00 P.IIñ.. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED BY IOWA CODE 100.!-10(3) UNTIL SUCH TIME AS ROSS BERGEN, REPRESENTING EACH FIRE DEPARTMENT HAVING ALL OR PART OF THEIR FIRE DISTRICT VVITHIN SCOTT COUNTY, NOTIFIES THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL THAT SUCH CONDITIONS DANGEROUS TO LIFE OR PROPERTY NO LONGER EXISTS.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PURSUANT TO IOWA CODE ‘100.4(2) ANY \/IOLATEON OF THIS PROCLAIVIATÍON ORDER IS A SIMPLE IVIISDEIVIEANOR.