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 5, 2019

    Today, the State Auditor’s Office released a report evaluating our evacuation of residents with Access and Functional Needs during the 2017 fires, along with two other counties who suffered major disasters. 

  • Published on November 19, 2019
    Sonoma County offices will be open for regular operations during the PG&E power shutdown scheduled for Wednesday, November 20 hrough Thursday, November 21, 2019  except for the service listed.
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  • Published on December 2, 2019

    The County of Sonoma announced today that Assessor Deva Marie Proto and Tax Collector Erick Roeser are working together with Cal-Fire and other County departments to identify and adjust property tax values for properties damaged by the Kincade Fire.

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    Published on November 20, 2019

    El Condado de Sonoma anunció que habrá temperaturas bajas que estarán en los 30 grados Fahrenheit esta noche. Para los residentes sin calefacción debido al corte de electricidad, habrá un Centro de Calefacción que abrirá a las 8 p.m. y permitirá a los visitantes calentarse y cargar sus dispositivos electrónicos, como teléfonos, etc.  A diferencia de los Centros de Refugio, no habrá camas para dormir en estos lugares. 

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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

Sonoma County Annual Reports

2017 Sonoma County Annual Report

Community Priorities

2018 Sonoma County Annual Report

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SoCo Correspondent

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Sonoma County monthly electronic newsletter

Sonoma LAFCO

Local Agency Formation Commission

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Created by State law in 1963 to regulate the boundaries of cities and special districts.

County Compensation and Salaries

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2011-2015 salary and benefit information for Sonoma County employees

SB 272

Senate Bill 272 requires local agencies publish a list of systems that serve as original sources of data within an agency.

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