District 1 Supervisor Moke Simon Maps Valley Fire Recovery
Even prior to being elected District 1 Supervisor, Moke Simon stood alongside Valley Fire survivors, encouraging them to fight back and to rebuild.
Now, Supervisor Simon has provided a tool that will help impacted communities see their progress. At Simon’s request, County staff developed a digital map, depicting Valley Fire reconstruction. This map, which will be updated on a monthly basis, is now available on the County’s website:
To find the map, begin at the County of Lake home page, http://www.co.lake.ca.us/. Click “GIS/Mapping,” found at the far right under the “Resources” tab. Then click the link to acknowledge the disclaimer and proceed to the GIS site. Once you have entered the GIS site, type, “Valley Fire Reconstruction” in the search bar in the upper right corner and hit the Enter key. Clicking on the image that comes up will open the Valley Fire Reconstruction Web Map.
“At first glance, what jumps across is how many properties, how many families were affected by the fire,” admits Simon, “but when you zoom in, when you look more locally, it is obvious that we are rebuilding. Considering where we started, with thousands of homes lost, I am encouraged by all that Lake County residents have accomplished so far. I also commit to continuing to respond to needs raised by constituents, and doing my part to see our recovery through.”
The Valley Fire Reconstruction Web Map is an important support, and a testament to Supervisor Simon’s commitment to serving Lake County.
For more information, contact the County of Lake Administrative Office at (707) 263-2580.