Westlock County CAO to join provincial working group developing strategy for wildfire management

By Kevin Berger
Town and Country Today
May 1, 2024
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Tony Kulbisky

Westlock County, Alberta — Westlock County chief administrative officer (CAO) Tony Kulbisky will be providing his expertise as a firefighter for more than 15 years to a new provincial working group whose purpose is to establish a long-term strategy for the management of wildfires outside of Forest Protection Areas. Council agreed to sign a letter of support and to appoint Kulbisky to the working group, which is being established by the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA). Last November, RMA members passed a resolution to have the association engage with the Alberta Government, Alberta Municipalities (AM), and the Alberta Fire Chiefs Association (ACFA) to develop a long-term strategy for managing wildland fire events outside of Forest Protection Areas. 

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