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.

Post-Wildfire Disaster Fiscal Outlook Update - December 12, 2017

Staff Report to the Board of Supervisors providing the County's preliminary estimate of post-disaster fiscal impacts and challenges.

Staff Report – Fiscal Outlook Update(PDF: 735 kB)

Post Disaster Update(PDF: 2.07 MB)

  • Published on July 5, 2018

    Sonoma County Recovers Together! The public is invited to come share ideas about what actions will lead to a successful recovery and resilient future for Sonoma County. Topics include: preparedness, infrastructure, housing, economy, natural resources, and safety net. The goal is to ensure the safety, livelihood, and economic prosperity of the residents of Sonoma County. See event locations and details in this month’s issue.

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  • Published on June 28, 2018

    The County of Sonoma is providing an online view of the County’s annual operating budget as part of our commitment to transparency, open government, and citizen engagement.  This site presents the County’s operating budget in a visual style to help promote an understanding of how the budget is structured and where the County is dedicating available resources

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  • Sonoma County Registrar of Voters
    Published on August 14, 2018

    Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a request by County Clerk William F. Rousseau authorizing him to execute a contract with Dominion Voting Systems Inc. for a comprehensive, modern voting system. The new system known as “Democracy Suite version 5.2” will replace the county’s current 35-year old multi-card ballot and tallying system.

  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on August 13, 2018

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors has acknowledged August as Child Support Awareness Month, joining National and State leaders recognizing the vital role of establishing, collecting and distributing child support to families.

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Major activities of the office include:

  • 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

SoCo Budget

Explore SoCo Budget

SoCo Budget LogoAn interactive tool to explore the County's annual operating budget.

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Video Demo of SoCo Budget

Download Documents

FY 2018-2019 Recommended Budget
[PDF: 5.15 MB]

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Sonoma County Annual Reports

2016 Sonoma County Annual Report

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Annual Report 2016

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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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