Come learn and ask questions about the proposed rate increases for Wastewater and Solid Waste. March 6, 2019 at 6 pm at the Dunsmuir Community Building.
Please click on the buttons to learn more about the DPAC (Disaster Planning Advisory Committee), Park’s and Rec Board Member vacancy, and Planning Commissioner vacancy.
Need a rabies shot for your 4 legged friend? Come to the Dunsmuir Fire Hall April 4th 2019 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. There will be a mobile pet clinic administering rabies shots for $10. Click the button for a flyer.
Please click on the Meetings and Agendas tab to access the agenda.
Please click the “Learn More” button to access documents associated with the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND) for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project.
Dunsmuir’s Butterfly Bridge is in need of replacement. The City of Dunsmuir is requesting proposals to provide engineering and environmental services. If interested, please visit https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/content/rfp-butterfly-bridge-repacement-project/ for additional information.
Residents are reminded that outdoor residential burning within the City of Dunsmuir is still prohibited. The suspension has been in effect since May 1, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves. There is not an estimated date for lifting the burn suspension. Although overnight temperatures are cooler, the vegetation is still extremely dry and receptive to burning. The public cannot let down their guard or become complacent in doing their part to prevent wildfires.
In November 2015 the voters of Dunsmuir passed a 1/2 cent Transaction and Use Tax (TUT). The proceeds from this sales tax go back into our community by supporting special projects and services. If you have a special project or service in the City of Dunsmuir that you would like to request TUT Grant Funds then click on the "Learn More" button to get an application form, and submit it to City Hall, 5915 Dunsmuir Ave., CA. 96025. Applications can be submitted at any time, but to ensure funding in fiscal year 2019/2020 (starts on July 1, 2019) please submit the application by the end of February to ensure that your application is considered during the City’s budget process.
The Castella Dunsmuir Fire Department will be hosting an open house for fire prevention safety week. See the flier below for more details.
The Dunsmuir Rotary is sponsoring the “Dunsmuir Craft Faire” on November 10, 2018 at the Dunsmuir Community Building from 10am to 4pm. For more information please click on the “Learn More” button below.
The Forest Service is holding a Community Meeting at the Dunsmuir High School Gymnasium today (9/7/18) at 6 PM. Fire officials will give an overview of current and expected fire conditions, and will be available for questions. The meeting will also be available on Facebook Live www.facebook.com/shastatrinitynf/
As of 10am this morning the Delta Fire was reported to be over 15,000 acres with zero percent containment. The fire is located South of Pollard Flat and is moving in a North/West direction. Resources are onsite battling the fire and more are on the way. “To stop the fires northern spread and protect structures east of Interstate 5, firefighters have started a backfiring operation off a road that runs east from Pollard Flats to Hirz Fire’s western side near Salt Creek Road.” (see attached document to Learn More)
The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation warning for Dunsmuir. Please be prepared to evacuate, should the need arise. The Armory located at 618 Everitt Memorial Hwy, Mt. Shasta, is open for evacuees in South Siskiyou County.
CodeRed Emergency Alert System. If you have internet you can visit: https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/content/codered-emergency-alert-system to get more information and signed up with this service. If you have a smart phone you can download the application direct to your phone. Residents who don’t have internet or a smart phone can call (866) 939-0911 to get signed up.
Due to fire activity, the Siskiyou County Sherrifs Office has issued an Evacuation Advisory Notice. You can read the notice by visiting the link below on their facebook page.
The Forest Service is holding a Community Meeting on August 30, 2018 at 6pm, at the Dunsmuir Community Center to update the Dunsmuir area citizens on the status of the Hirz Fire.
Fire update as reported on the evening of August 28th: The Hirz Fire is 31 percent contained with expected containment expected on September 5, 2018. For additional information please click on the "LEARN MORE" button below, or follow the links listed below.
Due to ongoing concerns associated with the wildfires in California, and more specifically the recent Hirz Fire which is located East of Lakehead, the City of Dunsmuir offers the following helpful links and documents to assist in being prepared for potential emergencies.
Siskiyou County CodeRed Emergency Alert System.
Fire and Your Health.
Red Cross Survival Kit.
The City of Dunsmuir’s Fire Chief is in constant communication with firefighting crews associated with the Hirz fire, and other fire crews in the area. The Sheriff Department staff is also in close communication with city staff and stands ready to assist as needed. Currently, Dunsmuir is not threatened by any fire in the area, but it is important to take measures now to ensure that you and your family are ready in case an emergency does arise. Should an emergency arise the City of Dunsmuir, the Sheriff Department, Firefighting professionals like CalFire or the Forestry, and the local media will work together to provide important information.
Finally, working with the Siskiyou County Sheriffs Department and the Dunsmuir-Castella Fire Department, we've created the Smart Neighbors Program to make sure concerned citizens can help their neighbors receive the help they need should an evacuation arise. Please click the box below to fill out a form to submit if you are concerned your neighbor may not be able to assist themselves from their home.
The Sheriff's office installed a prescription drug deposit station at City Hall today. Accepted items include; prescription medications, prescription ointments, prescription liquids, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and medications for pets. Not-accepted items include; illegal schedule 1 drugs, hydrogen peroxide, and needles.