Public Participation

FEMA will host three public meetings on Tuesday, May 14th and Saturday May 18th. The meetings will be held from:

  • 2:00 p.m. to 4:00p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on May 14th in the Richard C. Trudeau Center’s Main Room, 11500 Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA  94619 and
  • on Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in the Claremont Middle School’s Gymnasium, 5750 College Avenue, Oakland, CA  94618.

The upcoming public meetings will provide information on the draft EIS, which describes the proposed East Bay Hills hazardous fire risk reduction projects and potential environmental impacts on the natural, physical, and human environments in the project. The purpose of the meetings is to provide information on the draft EIS, to receive oral and written comments, and to allow the public, local businesses, associations, stakeholders, affected governmental agencies, and interested parties to speak directly with federal, state and local representatives regarding the draft EIS.

The Draft EIS will be made available on the project website at and at the following libraries: Oakland Main Library, Berkeley Main Library, San Leandro Main Library, Richmond Main Library, and Oakland Rockridge Library.

Submitting Comments on the Draft EIS

Written comments must be submitted or postmarked by midnight on June 17, 2013. Oral and written comments may be made at any of the three public meetings. Written comments may also be submitted through: