County Administrator's Office

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Sheryl Bratton

Sheryl Bratton
County Administrator

The Board of Supervisors appoints the County Administrator. In addition to assisting the Board in managing, directing and coordinating the operations of all county departments, the County Administrator also prepares the county budget and makes recommendations to the Board to promote economy and efficiency within the county.

The County Administrator's Office assists the Board of Supervisors in managing, directing and coordinating the operation of all departments over which the Board exercises control. The County Administrator also appoints the General Services, Fire Services and Information Systems Directors.

  • Published on December 7, 2018

    As we continue to rise from the ashes together, our County has been sending employees to assist with the recovery efforts in Butte County. We can lend a helping hand now because together, we are strong, we are resilient, we are Sonoma County.

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  • Published on November 30, 2018
    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued two executive orders to further assist communities recovering from devastating fires
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  • Published on January 16, 2019
    The National Weather Service has issued several alerts and warnings due to the strong winter storm forecasted to pass over Sonoma County Wednesday night through Thursday, January 17, 2019. With the forecasted rain, there is potential for mudslides in the areas that burned in the October 2017 wildfires this evening.
  • Published on December 26, 2018
    A medida que el Condado continúa nuestra iniciativa de producir más viviendas, necesitamos su ayuda para encontrar sitios. Si los sitios cumplen con nuestro criterio, trabajaremos con el propietario y la comunidad para modificar la densidad con una revisión del diseño para garantizar la calidad y la compatibilidad de la comunidad.
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Major Activities of the County Administrator's Office

  • Review of all Agenda Items for the Weekly Meetings of the Board of Supervisors
  • Evaluation of Performance of Appointed Department Heads
  • Responsibility for Managing and Coordinating the County' Emergency Services Function
  • Legislative Analysis for the Board of Supervisors and all County Departments
  • Preparation of Studies and Analyses including Quarterly Financial Reports and Multi-Year Budget Projections
  • Preparation of the County Budget Preparation of the County's Capital Improvement Program
  • Staff Services to the Criminal Justice Council and the Health and Human Services Council
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Contact Information

575 Administration Drive
Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464665, -122.725235

County's Annual Operating Budget

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FY 2018-2019 Adopted Budget
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2018 Sonoma County Annual Report

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