Alpine County declares local emergency
January 15, 2017
Alpine County supervisors declared a state of local emergency on Friday due to torrential rain, snow, flooding, landslide and avalanche conditions that began Jan. 7 and continued for several days.
The Alpine County Board of Supervisors declared the emergency after it received a briefing from county staff.
The emergency declaration will allow county staff to more efficiently start the process of recovery and rebuilding county infrastructure if needed, and to more efficiently address any safety concerns throughout the county.