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County Administrator's Office

Welcome to the County of Sonoma. We take great pride in serving our residents and visitors and thank you for taking the time to visit our website.

Veronica Ferguson, County Administrator

Veronica Ferguson
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.

  • January 23, 2015
    The County of Sonoma is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Treatment Services.  This RFQ is being issued by the Sonoma County Human Services Department (HSD), Family, Youth & Children’s Division.  The purpose of this RFQ is to identify qualified entities to provide psychological evaluations, neuropsychological evaluations, psychotherapy, domestic violence services, and batterer intervention services.
  • January 21, 2015
    The purpose of this RFQ is to provide advance care planning (ACP) and palliative care education to low-income individuals, ages 55 and older, through a contract with partner organization(s) that serve low-income county residents. Low-income adults ages 54 years and younger are the secondary target.
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  • District Attorney
    January 15, 2015
    District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced today defendant Jesus Sanchez Chaves, 43-yrs-old, was sentenced to more than 55 years-to-life in state prison for sexually assaulting his 12-year-old step-daughter.
  • Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Department
    January 14, 2015
    Recently, the Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Department has become aware that the Sonoma County Clerk’s Office phone number (707-565-3800) has been used in a telephone number ‘spoofing’ scam, where the caller threatens Sonoma County residents with arrest for failure to pay money to individuals pretending to be government officials. Using a practice known as "caller ID spoofing," callers can deliberately falsify the telephone number and/or name relayed as the Caller ID information to disguise the identity of the calling party.
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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

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