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  • Health Services
    Published on April 16, 2019
    Health Services

    Questions and Answers for this solicitation event are posted in this event's "View Comments and Attachments" section. Please login to your account to review the Addendum and all other associated documents.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 12, 2019
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Medical Director Services for Juvenile Institutions and Valley of the Moon Children’s Home.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 12, 2019
    Health Services

    Questions and Answers for this solicitation event are posted in this event's "View Comments and Attachments" section. Please login to your account to review the Addendum and all other associated documents.

  • Published on April 12, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    Groundwater Determinations are CLOSED for All Areas for the 2018-2019 Season. Percolation Testing Remains Open in All Areas. Rainfall totals data and/or testing open dates have been updated as of April 12, 2019More Information

  • Health Services
    Published on April 4, 2019
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)/Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 (HITECH) Privacy and Security Risk Analysis for multiple County departments.

  • Published on April 3, 2019

    On April 2, 2019, the Department Heads responsible for overseeing Sonoma County’s safety net programs brought a set of contracting principles before the Board of Supervisors.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 2, 2019 at 3:30 PM
    Health Services

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Behavioral Health Services for Sonoma County Youth.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 2, 2019 at 3:15 PM
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services, Public Health Division, is seeking Qualifications for the following services: 1) Veterinary services provided at the Sonoma County Animal Shelter for animals residing in the shelter; and 2) Veterinary services at provider’s veterinary service facility for stray animals brought to the provider’s site by finders, and for animals residing at the Sonoma County Animal Shelter that need care not available at the Shelter.

  • Published on March 28, 2019
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    Permit Sonoma is closed for the Cesar Chavez holiday and wet weather testing cannot be scheduled for that day. Forms and payments for testing on Tuesday, April 2nd must be submitted by 12:00 noon Friday, March 29th.

  • Published on March 26, 2019

    On Tuesday March 19, 2019 the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to enter several agreements that will move forward restructuring efforts of fire services in Sonoma County.

  • Published on March 21, 2019

    A month after Sonoma County was hit by a storm that caused historical floods, the Curbside Flood Debris Collection Program established in response to that disaster will come to an end.

  • Published on March 8, 2019 at 2:15 PM

    The Local Assistance Center (LAC) in Guerneville, established to help residents impacted by the winter storms and floods in the Russian River area last week, will close on Saturday March 9, 2019.

  • Published on March 7, 2019

    The County of Sonoma is coordinating curbside debris collection to begin March 11 to assist Russian River communities with the significant amount of waste created by the flood disaster.

  • Published on March 6, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    Due to the County's flood recovery efforts, the Board of Supervisor item for consideration of the proposed Onsite Waste Treatment Systems (OWTS) Manual has been postponed to May 21, 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience.
    Background: In order to meet State mandated regulations, the County of Sonoma is updating our OWTS Manual. This Manual outlines County regulations and standards for septic systems.
    More Information about the Update of the OWTS Manual

  • Published on March 5, 2019
    Local assessments pave the way for State and Federal organizations to determine community impacts
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Flood debris drop-off sites available through March 4.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Sitios para deshacerse de los escombros que trajo la inundación disponibles hasta el 4 de marzo.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Información sobre recursos y servicios disponibles para recuperación después de la tormenta.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Initial assessments identify countywide damages for approximately 1,900 homes and 578 businesses.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Las evaluaciones iniciales identifican daños de aproximadamente 1,900 hogares y 578 negocios en todo el condado
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    El Centro de Asistencia Local abrirá el domingo al mediodía para proveer a los residentes con servicios y apoyo en un solo lugar.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Center opens on Sunday March 3 at noon to provide residents with services and support all in one place.
  • Published on March 1, 2019

    Sonoma County crews and partner agencies have conducted evaluations and have determined it is safe to allow residents back into evacuation areas along the Russian River. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office have sent notifications lifting evacuation orders. Please be aware that roads will still have some debris. Use caution when entering these areas. If you see road crews, please make way for them to get through to keep clearing debris.

  • Published on February 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM

    In the wake of this week’s severe storms and subsequent flooding along the Russian River, Governor Newsom has declared a State of Emergency to allow for state funds and resources to help our local community respond to and recover from the impacts of flooding, mudslides, and damage to critical infrastructure.

  • Published on February 28, 2019 at 12:10 PM

    The Russian River reached a crest of 45.4 feet late Wednesday night, just short of the projected peak of 46 feet. The river has started to recede and is expected drop to below flood stage of 32 feet early Friday morning. Preliminary estimates indicate as many as 3,000 structures have been damaged during the flood.

  • Published on February 28, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    Due to the 2019 Winter Storms and Flooding, Permit Sonoma staff must perform emergency safety assessments of affected properties on Friday, March 1, 2019. There will be no regular inspections scheduled or performed. There will also be no cube service at the Permit Center for the following disciplines: Code Enforcement, Engineering, Fire Prevention, Plan Check, Well & Septic. Please note that inspections and cube service may be affected the week of Monday, March 4th as well. More Information

  • Published on February 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    La Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Sonoma declaró una Emergencia Local este martes en medio de las poderosas tormentas que azotan la zona con fuertes lluvias que causaron el desbordamiento del río Russian y consecuentemente la evacuación de miles de residentes que viven en la parte inferior del río.
  • Published on February 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors declared a Local Emergency Tuesday in the midst of powerful winter storms that have battered the County with heavy rains that caused the Russian River to overflow its banks, and forcing the evacuation of thousands residents from the lower river area.

    The proclamation requests that California Governor Gavin Newsom proclaim a State of Emergency, waive regulations that could hinder response and recovery efforts, and make state disaster and assistance and relief programs available for damage caused by the 2019 winter storms and flooding. The proclamation is the first step in seeking support for the response efforts that are under way and the recovery efforts that will follow.

  • Published on February 27, 2019 at 7:30 AM

    The latest prediction from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicates the Russian River will reach minor flood stages of 32 feet at 7 pm tonight, and it is anticipated that it will peak at 11 pm tomorrow, February 27, at a crest of 46.1 feet at Guerneville. It is expected that the Russian River will recede below flood levels, at 32 feet, at 10 pm on Thursday, February 28th.

    In response, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders to residents living near the Russian River floodway and its tributaries through the Wireless Emergency Alert system (WEA), SoCoAlert and other social media tools. If you are planning to evacuate, we recommend you evacuate now to help clear the roads for emergency vehicles this evening.

  • Published on February 26, 2019 at 5:20 PM

    The latest prediction from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicates the Russian River will reach minor flood stages of 32 feet at 7 pm tonight, and it is anticipated that it will peak at 11 pm tomorrow, February 27, at a crest of 46.1 feet at Guerneville. It is expected that the Russian River will recede below flood levels, at 32 feet, at 10 pm on Thursday, February 28th.

    In response, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office issued evacuation orders to residents living near the Russian River floodway and its tributaries through the Wireless Emergency Alert system (WEA), SoCoAlert and other social media tools. If you are planning to evacuate, we recommend you evacuate now to help clear the roads for emergency vehicles this evening. 

  • Published on February 26, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    In this issue of our e-newsletter we have:

    • Increased Accessory Dwelling Unit Customer Service
    • Expanded Support in Evaluating Rebuilding Construction Proposals
    • Meet Planning Commissioner Ariel Kelley
    • Cleaning Up Junkyards
  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on February 25, 2019 at 5:53 PM
    Board of Supervisors
    The National Weather Service has issued several alerts due to the strong winter storm forecasted to pass over Sonoma County today through Wednesday night, February 27, 2019. With the forecasted wind and rain, there is a significant risk for Russian River flooding, flash floods and mudslides across Sonoma County, including the areas that burned in the October 2017 wildfires. Due to the forecasted increased risks, Sonoma County will activate its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) beginning at 8:00 A.M. tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26, 2019.
  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on February 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM
    Board of Supervisors
    To assist residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding, Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department in collaboration with Recology will provide two debris removal clean-up events over the next two weekends. In addition, Sonoma County Waste Management Agency will provide the opportunity to dispose of toxic materials at one location on Tuesday, March 12th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on February 22, 2019
    Board of Supervisors
    In the months following the 2017 wildfires, there was heightened awareness of the importance of ensuring County-wide economic vitality by meeting housing development goals.
  • Health Services
    Published on February 19, 2019
    Health Services

    The First 5 Sonoma County Commission and the Department of Health Services are planning to request approval of an ordinance amending Ordinance Number 5142 (establishing the Sonoma County Children and Families First Commission) as amended by Ordinance Numbers 5236, 5807, and 5881, to establish First 5 Sonoma County Commission as an independent public agency and establish Commission membership, terms, powers, and duties.

  • Published on February 19, 2019

    Explore how to make sustainable and low-carbon building choices in your rebuild or home improvements.

  • Published on February 15, 2019 at 6:40 PM
    With the Atmospheric River no longer a threat to residents, Sonoma County closed its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 12 p.m. today. Although the EOC is closing for this storm, Emergency Management staff will continue to work with partner agencies to monitor conditions.
  • Published on February 14, 2019 at 5:40 PM
    The latest prediction from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicates the Russian River has now reached minor flood stages, and it is anticipated that it will peak at 1 am tomorrow, February 15, at a crest of 36 feet at Guerneville. It is expected that the Russian River will recede below flood levels, at 32 feet, at 10 pm on Friday, February 15.
  • Published on January 24, 2019

    In this issue of our e-newsletter we have:

    • Removing Barriers for Overnight Stays on Agricultural Land
    • Hauser Bridge Replacement Project
    • Disability Access Requirements and Resources
    • Interview with Planning Commissioner Larry Reed
  • Health Services
    Published on January 17, 2019
    Health Services

    California HOPE also known as the Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) was designed and implemented to address the emotional impact on survivors of the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fires and it supports outreach events targeting vulnerable populations such as seniors, Latino residents, and families with children age five and under. The data in this report shows survivors in the various regions are not experiencing event reactions in identical ways. 

  • Agriculture, Weights and Measures
    Published on January 15, 2019
    Agriculture, Weights and Measures
    We are conducting our annual survey for the Sonoma County Agricultural Crop Report. If you are an agricultural producer, it is important that we receive your production figures for 2018.
  • Published on January 14, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    Apply Now! Applications are now being accepted for Historic Preservation Grants. Grant funds in this category are for the renovation, restoration, and/or preservation of historical resources.

  • Sonoma County Economic Development Board
    Published on January 7, 2019
    Sonoma County Economic Development Board

    This highly anticipated annual breakfast event will highlight key opportunities, challenges, and initiatives facing Sonoma County in the coming year. 

    Register Now!  Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, until sold out.

  • Published on January 4, 2019
    Permit Sonoma

    We hear you! Thanks to everyone that responded to the County’s request for help in identifying potential sites in unincorporated areas to rezone for housing. As of January 4, 2019, we received submissions for 42 parcels to evaluate for rezoning. Of those parcels in the unincorporated area, there is a total of about 100 acres with a potential for approximately 2,000 new housing units.

  • Published on December 31, 2018
    Permit Sonoma

    As the County continues our initiative to produce more housing, we need your help in finding sites. If sites meet our criteria, we will work with the owner and community to rezone them for more density with design review to ensure quality and community compatibility.
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  • Published on December 31, 2018
    Permit Sonoma

    In this issue of our newsletter, we have: Great Artist Especially in Glass; Member of Russian River Sportsman’s Club, Permit Sonoma Welcomes Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Response Staff, Before and After: Increased Public Safety, Snap Our Coastal Beauty, When Do You Need a Traffic Study?, and Meet Planning Commissioner Todd Tamura.

  • Health Services
    Published on December 28, 2018
    Health Services

    The Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) newsletter is published every two to three months by Sonoma County Behavioral Health.

  • Health Services
    Published on December 28, 2018
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services Behavioral Health Division is seeking applications for membership on its Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Steering Committee.

  • Health Services
    Published on December 21, 2018
    Health Services
    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Consultant Services to include Civic Engagement Strategies, Polling, Community Outreach and Education, Feasibility Analyses, and Expenditure Planning.
  • Published on December 18, 2018
    Permit Sonoma

    On December 11, 2018, the Sonoma CountyBoard of Supervisorsapproved the relocation of fire inspection-related activities to Permit Sonoma. This move is one component of a phased effort that reimagines how fire and emergency services will be provided in Sonoma County. Effective January 1, 2019, the Fire Prevention Division and Hazardous Materials Division will be integrated into Permit Sonoma, increasing coordination of these fee-based inspection programs.

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