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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Backyard granny flats: California sees them as a solution to housing crisis

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLEAlexei Koseff | September 6, 2019

Before Michael Wolff could persuade his father to move down from Oregon, the Santa Rosa resident had to figure out where he would live. Local rents, averaging nearly $2,000 a month, were too expensive for a retiree’s budget. Wolff, a general contractor, considered splitting a lot he had purchased and building two houses side by side, one for his own family and the other for his dad.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Hopper Wall, important symbol of Coffey Park resilience, is finished

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT |  Austin Murphy |August 23, 2019

It took five months, but the trio wrangled all 42 signatures. Groundbreaking on the wall began in November 2018. Contractors Farrow, Mountain G and Wolff Contracting donated labor for demolition and disposal of the old wall.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Hopper Walls Project Dedication

SONOMA COUNTY GAZETTE | JENNIFER GRAY THOMPSON | August 20, 2019

Coffey Strong, in partnership with AshBritt Environmental and Rebuild NorthBay Foundation, is pleased to announce the completion of the Hopper Walls Project.  A dedication will take place on Saturday, August 24th at 10am @ Coffey Lane and Hopper Avenue, at the northeast corner.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Veteran's Village Flag Dedication

NEWS OF THE NORTHBAY | July 22, 2019

The hard work of scores of supporters was recognized today, as the Santa Rosa Veterans Tiny Home Village marked another symbolic milestone. Karl Van Amburg and producer Michon Sardella were there.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Sonoma County houses veterans in tiny homes

COUNTY NEWS | Charlie Ban | April 1, 2019

Already thrown off course by a location change and the devastating wildfires in 2017, the final work on the set of 14 tiny homes was due for December 2018. Then the rain started.

“It rained most of the month, but Michael was out there working through most of it,” said Supervisor Shirlee Zane. “He knew if people were sleeping in that, he could work through it to give them a home.”

Contractor Michael Wolff, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq, had already underbid to ensure his firm got this job. And he wasn’t going to let anyone down now.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

KZST Radio Interview Regarding Veteran's Village

KZST 100.1 | TED WILLIAMS | December 15, 2018

KZST, Sonoma County’s Radio Station, interviews Michael Wolff and Yohan Morgan about the Veterans Village of tiny homes being built and set to open on 12/21/18

A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Sonoma County tiny home village for homeless veterans expected to open next month

PRESS DEMOCRAT | HANNAH BEAUSANG | December 24, 2018

Moving into a home of his own will mark the start of a new chapter for U.S. Navy veteran Jeffrey Lawrence.

The 48-year-old Cloverdale native said he became homeless in 2012 after a divorce and a struggle with substance abuse.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Veteran's Tiny Home Village Dedicated

NEWS OF THE NORTHBAY | December 22, 2018

A caring community came out in force today, to dedicate the much anticipated Veteran’s Village Tiny Home project in Santa Rosa.

As Karl Van Amburg reports, the 14 homes dedicated today will provide critical housing for Sonoma County’s homeless veterans.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Tiny homes from one veteran to others

FOX 2 KTVU | TOM VACAR | December 10, 2018

As busy as Mike Wolff, owner of Wolff Contracting, is with rebuilding Wine Country, he’s putting a lot of time, energy and personal money into 14, 250 square-foot tiny homes, for veterans to use at little or no cost, for however long they need it.

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

What it takes to move mountains of debris from North Bay wildfires

NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL | November 12, 2018

Fires ravaged thousands of North Bay homes in minutes about 13 months ago, but collecting and hauling the debris from those sites took months.

The last truck load of ash and materials from the fires came out in June, ending government-sponsored cleanups in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake…

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Army Corps: historic fire cleanup is complete

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | KEVIN MCCALLUM | June 11, 2018

State and federal officials Monday declared the debris removal from the North Bay wildfires — the largest such effort since the 1906 earthquake — complete.

Wolff said his company worked on the final lot to…

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A chart of wildfire debris removal per county, sourced from the US Army Corps of Engineers. For Debris information call (877)875-7681. A link to www.spk.usace.army.mil is given. The chart states that total parcels cleared for lake county is 144, for Mendicino county is 306, for Napa county is 439, for Sonoma county is 3,674, for a total of 4,5,63. Total Parcels complete (county notified) for lake is 144, for mendicino is 305, for napa is 439 and for sonoma is 3653 for a total of 4541. Tons of debris removed for lake is 22K, for Mendicino is 125K, for Napa is 175K, and for sonoma is 1.9M for a total of 2.2M. The infographic states that the parcel clearing is 100% complete. The infographic also says that USACE received a debris/removal management mission from FEMA in Lake, Mendicino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. More than 2.2 M tons of debris were removed during the seven-month operation. That's equal to the weight of more than two Golden Gate Bridges. USACE is working with our local, state and federal partners on the largest wildfire cleanup in california history.

Final fire lot cleared in Coffey Park

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | ROBERT DIGITALE | May 4, 2018

The Waring Court homesite was the last to be cleared of fire debris in the northwest Santa Rosa neighborhood, where 1,200 houses burned during last fall’s deadly wildfires. “It’s time for the next chapter,” said Wolff, CEO of Wolff Contracting in Santa Rosa. “It feels like now we’re really into the building phase.”

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Michael Wolff, wearing a reflective vest, stands in front of a group of trailers.

Santa Rosa offers deal to debris contractor to avoid fines for trailers

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | KEVIN MCCALLUM | February 7, 2018

For now the trailers can stay.

The camp trailers on family property of Santa Rosa contractor Michael Wolff, which serve as temporary homes for workers clearing fire debris, won’t result in fines this week against Wolff, a city official said Wednesday.

“We want to try to make this all work out,” said David Gouin, the city’s director of Housing and Community Services. more

A person in a blue jeans, white t-shirt, leather work boots, and red baseball hat sits in the doorway of a trailer. Another pair of boots and a heavy duty toolbox rest on the ground nearby.

Permit dispute may force eviction of wildfire cleanup workers

A Santa Rosa contractor providing a free place for employees to live while they clean up wildfire debris is in a showdown with the city because he lacks permits to park trailers on his vacant lot, a dispute that could force him to evict the workers from his Coffey Park property. more

A group of people in t-shirts and sweaters stand around a raised fire pit near a camper trailer.

Permit dispute may force Santa Rosa contractor to evict wildfire debris removal workers

A Santa Rosa contractor providing a free place for employees to live while they clean up wildfire debris is in a showdown with the city because he lacks permits to park trailers on his vacant lot, a dispute that could force him to evict the workers from his Coffey Park property.

Michael Wolff has been letting workers live in 10 trailers on his family’s Dennis Lane property just north of Coffey Park, where 1,400 homes burned in the devastating Tubbs fire. more

A row of dump trucks parked on the side of a narrow road, with a charred hillside in background

The big cleanup begins in Kenwood and Glen Ellen

THE KENWOOD PRESS | JAY GAMEL | February 2, 2018

After getting off to a good start last November, the big cleanup of Sonoma County’s 5,500 burned homes was halted due to a major contract dispute. That dispute was settled, and on Jan. 18 cleanup crews started in earnest cleaning burned home sites in the Treehaven and Lawndale Road areas in Kenwood and Warm Springs Road and other areas in Glen Ellen. more