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Public meetings hosted by the Oregon State Fire Marshal follow public meeting laws. Public meeting details like date, time, location, and registration links may be found on the Oregon Transparency site

Below are meeting materials and information on active public meetings hosted by the OSFM.

Public Meeting Materials

During the 2023 legislative session, the Department of the State Fire Marshal was tasked with creating a study group to comprehensively review the provisions of ORS chapter 478 relating to structural fire protection. House Bill 2522

Group Charter: Rural Structural Fire Protection Review Charter
OSFM contact: Amanda Wright, amand​​ 

Meeting Materials:​​​

​10/30/23:        Agenda | Minutes

11/29/23:​​        Agenda​ | Minutes​​​

12/20/23:        Agen​da​​ | Minutes

1/18/24:          Agenda​ | Minutes​​​

2/23/24:          Agenda​ | Minutes​

3/27/24:          Agenda​ | Minutes​​​​ | Watch the recording

4/17/24:          Agenda​ | Minutes | Watch the recording​​

​5/15/24:          Agenda​ | Minutes | Watch the recording

6/27/24:          Agenda​ | Watch the meeting​

During the 2023 legislative session, the Department of the State Fire Marshal was directed to study the needs of the state related to urban search and rescue. (HB 2484)

OSFM contact: Sara Zavala,​

Meeting Materials:

1/29/24:       Agenda​ | Minutes

2/20/24:       Agenda | Minutes CANCEL​​ED​​

2/27/24:       Agenda​ | Minutes​

5/13/24:       Agenda​ | Minutes​​

​During the 2024 Oregon Legislative Session, the Department of the State Fire Marshal and the Oregon Department of Forestry were directed to create a wildfire funding workgroup. Read House Bill 5701 budget note 5​ here​.​

The goal is to collaborate on options for sustainably funding wildfire mitigation, suppression, and mobilizations, along with addressing land classification and the intersection between forest protection districts and rural fire protection districts. 

Watch meetings, see the membership roster, and more here.​