Offering Woolsey Fire Victims and the Malibu Community Resources and Information They Need to Rebuild Fire Safe Homes in a Fire Safe Community
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City of Malibu &Fire Department Rebuilding Consultations – City Hall – Tuesdays & Thursdays 8AM – 12
The Fire Rebuild Counter is open every day to assist residents with any questions related to rebuilding their homes, cleaning up their property, placing temporary structures, and more. An L.A. County Fire Department official is stationed at City Hall every Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM to offer specific guidance on Fire Department requirements for rebuilding. The City has hired additional professional contract staff to support the Planning, Public Works and Building Safety Department rebuilding activities.
??To Rebuild or Not to Rebuild – That is the Question??
If you are wondering if selling the lot where your fire destroyed home once stood and moving on is the best decisions, OR if it would be better to hold onto the lot, OR should you build and sell –Or? You will want to attend this fact filled workshop. Local Legal, Real Estate, Financial, Construction and other experts will present important information to help you make an informed decision. Malibu Public Library, 23519 West Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265. 2-4:30 PM
April 13, April 27
Los Angeles County Rebuilding Workshops & More
Schedule a FREE One on One Consultation for Rebuilding in LA County Unincorporated Areas Call Zaim Khayat or Ron Dockery for Information and Reservations 818-880-4150
9AM – 2PM – 26600 Agoura Road, Calabasas Suite 110
CSLB, with the city of Malibu and Los Angeles County Department of Public Works to Present Two 90-minute Wildfire Rebuilding Workshops.
Both workshops are also hosted by Assembly member Richard Bloom, State Senator Henry Stern, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. The first workshop, focusing on homeowners, will cover topics including the rebuilding process, tips on how to hire a licensed contractor, requirements for contract and change orders, insurance requirements, mechanics lien rules, other important things to remember when managing a construction project. Attendees will also learn about laws in-place to help protect homeowners.
This workshop will take place in the Council Chambers at Malibu City Hall, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road, in Malibu, starting at 1:00pm
Rebuilding Resilience: Hands-On Workshop with Green Architects and Engineers
Second in the Resilient Malibu Workshop Series, this event offers an opportunity for homeowners to meet one-on-one with experts in the sustainable building field. Afterwards, participants can choose to connect to volunteers via an online portal for additional questions that arise throughout the rebuild process. General Design and Construction, Fire Resilient Design, Solar Energy, Energy Efficiency, Water Efficiency, Fire Resilient Landscaping and Erosion Control –For more information and offerings, visit MalibuCity.org/ResiliencyPrograms.
To RSVP for this event, visit the Eventbrite Page.
Free Insurance Workshop
State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and the United Policyholders are hosting a free Insurance Workshop for Malibu residents impacted by the Woolsey Fire. The event will include a town hall meeting as well as free, confidential, one-on-one appointments with experts from the California Department of Insurance. Sunday, April 28 at Malibu City Hall (23825 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu, CA 90265)
Celebrate the Malibu Dolphin Charitable Foundation Heroes – Fun, Food, Fellowship, Music
Heroes: Please come and pick up your Dolphin Pin, Hero Certificate & Surprises
The Malibu Art of Wine Festival
Leave your fire issues behind and Join your friends and community for an afternoon of wine and food tasting, music and under the Oaks at Saddlerock Ranch. 3-7PM -PURCHASE TICKET AT ArtofWineMalibu.eventbrite.com
USE CODE WORD “RECOVERY” FOR $10 DISCOUNT
Jewish Free Loan Helps Fire Victims
Jewish Free Loan of Los Angeles is offering interest-free loans to LA and Ventura county residents, of any faith, affected by the recent fires. Individuals are eligible for up to $15,000 and small business owners and institutions may seek up to $75,000. Borrowers do not need collateral for an interest-free loan. Instead, borrowers should seek 1-2 loan guarantors with good credit to sign on the loan. Applying for an interest-free loan begins online at jfla.org with a pre-loan application. Jewish Free Loan will review completed loan applications on a weekly basis to ensure a timely turnaround. There are no fees and there is no interest ever.
Operation Recovery is an independent, all-volunteer community project sponsored by the Malibu Dolphin Charitable Foundation. We welcome the participation of other like-minded groups and individuals to help us meet the needs of Malibu residents affected by the Woolsey fire. For information call Karen York, 310-456-5507 ext. 117