The Oregon Legislature House Special Committee on Wildfire Recovery will be holding two public hearings to hear from Oregonians about your post-fire experiences and needs related to shelter, clean-up, and rebuilding. Your stories will help the committee identify where to focus its efforts in this legislative session. All members of the public are invited and welcome to join the meetings to share your story.
Testimony will be organized by each region of the state affected by the 2020 Labor Day wildfires. Please note the date and time window for testimony from your region:
Monday, February 15thCanyon/Valley (5:30 - 6:30 pm)
Metro (6:30-7:30 pm)
Wednesday, February 17thSouthern Oregon (5:30-8:30)
How to Testify (Audio and/or Video)You must register in advance to provide verbal testimony during the public hearing. There are two ways to register:
▪ INTERNET. Look up the House Wildfire Recovery Committee meeting agenda on the Oregon Legislative Information System (OLIS) website and follow the testimony registration link on the agenda. The system will send you an email with a registration meeting link and instructions for delivering your verbal/video testimony using the Microsoft Teams platform.
▪ PHONE. Call toll-free 833-588-4500. The phone system will provide you with a phone number and access code to call into the meeting and deliver your verbal/audio testimony.
▪ If you are unable to access a phone or internet, a public access station will be set up outside of the State Capitol building on the evening of the hearing where you can deliver your testimony into a publicly provided laptop.