News from the County of Sonoma

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  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 24, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Peruse the pages of the new Annual Report to learn more about who, and how, Animal Services cared for more than 3,200 animals in 2016.

  • Published on February 23, 2017
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    Event Date: March 22, 2017 from 5:00 – 6:00 PM. Learn how to use online and mobile device tools for handling your permitting needs: Apply for permits, find out the status of a permit, schedule inspections, find out inspection results, pay permit fees, and more!

  • Published on February 23, 2017
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    Wet Weather Percolation/Groundwater Testing information is being tracked for the 2016-2017 season.

    Rainfall totals data and testing dates have been updated as of February 23, 2017.

  • Published on February 22, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Administrative Aide – Time-Limited (closes 02/16/2017)
    • Agricultural Program Assistant (continuous)
    • Chief Deputy Public Defender - Promotional (closes 02/21/2017) 

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on February 19, 2017
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Technical Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing to consider community development projects submitted to, and by, the cities of Cloverdale, Cotati, Healdsburg, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol, Sonoma and the Town of Windsor for possible inclusion in the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Action Plan of the Sonoma County Consolidated Plan. 

  • Published on February 17, 2017

    From noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, volunteer dentists and dental hygienists will perform dental screenings and apply fluoride varnish treatments on kindergartners at Brook Hill Elementary, 1850 Vallejo Street, Santa Rosa. The project began last week at Steele Lane Elementary on February 10 and continues with a last round of screenings and treatments Feb. 24 at Luther Burbank Elementary.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on February 16, 2017
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Commission is accepting applications for its qualified contractors list.

  • Published on February 15, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Administrative Aide – Time-Limited (closes 02/16/2017)
    • Agricultural Program Assistant (continuous)
    • Chief Deputy Public Defender - Promotional (closes 02/21/2017) 

  • Published on February 15, 2017

    The First 5 Express is a children’s activity center that inspire families to understand the importance of a child’s earliest years and the positive impact they can have on brain development.

  • Published on February 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM

    The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was deactivated at 6:00pm on February 9, 2017. County officials  continue to monitor weather conditions and assess any storm related impacts.

  • Published on February 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM

    The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated at 5:00pm on February 9, 2017, due to the latest forecast from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicating the Russian River reaching minor flood stages.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on February 10, 2017
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    Public hearing notices for February 28 and March 14, 2017 Community Development Committee public hearings.

  • Published on February 8, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Administrative Aide – Time-Limited (closes 02/16/2017)
    • Administrative Services Officer II (closes 02/09/2017)
    • Agricultural Program Assistant (continuous)

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on February 8, 2017
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The final summary report from the HOMES For All Summit is now available for download.

  • Sonoma County Regional Parks
    Published on February 7, 2017
    Sonoma County Regional Parks
    As of Tuesday afternoon February 7, 2017, the following Sonoma County parks and trails are closed due to flooding or other storm-related conditions.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 6, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Published on February 6, 2017
    Permit Sonoma

    Estimated plan check response times as of Monday, February 6, 2017.

  • General Services
    Published on February 3, 2017
    General Services

    At their February 7, 2017 meeting, the Board of Supervisors will consider the next phase of the County of Sonoma’s Chanate Complex project, which involves entering into exclusive negotiations with the recommended developer for the project.

  • Published on February 1, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Administrative Aide – Time-Limited (closes 02/16/2017) 
    • Administrative Services Officer II (closes 02/09/2017) 
    • Agricultural Program Assistant (continuous) 

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on February 1, 2017
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Community members encouraged to attend on February 8th, 2017, from 7:00pm-8:30pm at El Verano School in Sonoma. 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 31, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe one of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Published on January 27, 2017
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    Accessory Unit regulations changed on January 24, 2017. New regulations allowing Junior Units were also adopted.

    More Information

  • Published on January 27, 2017

    The eighth annual Sonoma County Restaurant Week will continue the tradition of celebrating the finest Sonoma County food. From March 6-12, 2017, participating restaurants will present fantastic food at fantastic prices. No tickets or passes required. For more details, visit Sonoma County Restaurant Week.

  • Published on January 25, 2017

    It was during the hottest days of August 2015, when a light bulb lit up over Nan Sanchez-Cook’s head. She was outside in the play yards of the Sonoma County Animal Services building off Airport Boulevard in sweltering heat, hosing down the gravel in the yard, so that the dogs could come outside to exercise without burning their feet, when epiphany struck.

  • Published on January 25, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Administrative Aide – Time-Limited (closes 02/16/2017)
    • Administrative Services Officer II (closes 02/09/2017)
    • Agricultural Biologist / Standards Specialist I (closes 01/25/2017)

  • Published on January 25, 2017

    This year's "Discovered: Emerging Artists from Sonoma County" features the work of five local artists. The show has been co-produced by the Petaluma Arts Center and Creative Sonoma, a division of Sonoma County’s Economic Development Board. The exhibit runs from January 24, 2017 - March 18, 2017.

  • General Services
    Published on January 24, 2017
    General Services

    Effective Tuesday, January 17, 2017, Sonoma County’s General Services Department regained event reservations management and operations of the Santa Rosa, Cotati, and Petaluma Veterans Buildings. 

  • Published on January 24, 2017

    The Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB) is seeking a dedicated professional to serve as the next Conference & Communications Coordinator. This position is part-time (30 hours/week). For a complete job description or to apply, visit the County of Sonoma Human Resources page.

  • Published on January 24, 2017
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    To help storm-impacted residents of the Russian River area, Sonoma County’s Permit and Resource Management Department (Permit Sonoma) has opened a temporary permit center January 17, 2017 through and including January 24, 2017 at the Veterans War Memorial building located at 16255 1st Street (at Church Street) in Guerneville. This permit center will process and issue permits for non-structural storm damage repairs. Applicants must be the property owner of record, their authorized agent, or their contractor. Permit processing fees are waived for storm–related damage repair permits.

    Permit Center Hours, Location, & Phone Number

  • Published on January 20, 2017

    The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters has announced there is a critical need for Precinct Officers for the upcoming March 7, 2017, Special Election.

  • Published on January 19, 2017

    Join Sonoma County Animal Services and Sonoma County Emergency Services for an informational meeting about caring for all species of animals during all hazards. Learn how to get involved, be prepared for disasters and how to become a Disaster Service Worker.

  • Published on January 19, 2017

    Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department will provide disposal sites for residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding to dispose of debris and trash, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Friday, January 20, 2017 and Saturday, January 21, 2017.

  • Published on January 18, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Administrative Aide – Time-Limited (closes 02/16/2017)
    • Agricultural Biologist / Standards Specialist I (closes 01/25/2017)
    • Agricultural Biologist / Standards Specialist II (closes 01/25/2017)

  • Published on January 18, 2017

    United Way’s Earn It! Keep It! $ave It! provides FREE, quality tax return preparation to individuals, families, and seniors who earn $54,000 or less. Being a U.S. citizen is NOT a requirement.

  • Published on January 18, 2017

    Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department will provide disposal sites for residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding to dispose of debris and trash, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from Friday, January 20, 2017 and Saturday, January 21, 2017.

  • Published on January 17, 2017

    Free child care and dinner!  It is a fun night out for the entire family.

  • Published on January 13, 2017

    At the annual State of the County event on January 12th, 2017, Jerry Nickelsburg of the UCLA Anderson Forecast assured Sonoma County leaders that the North Coast's economic outlook will be positive in 2017 due to steady growth and a jobless rate of less than 4 percent. 

  • Published on January 13, 2017

    Beginning Friday, January 13, 2017, Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department will provide disposal sites for residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding.

  • Health Services
    Published on January 13, 2017
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (Department) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Management Services of the Community Dental Health Workforce.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    Health and safety tips to consider as flood waters recede and residents return home.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    Be prepared to safely handle food and water in the event that flooding occurs.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    After natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. When returning to a home that has been flooded, be aware that mold may be present and may be a health risk for your family.

  • Published on January 12, 2017

    Wells that have been inundated by floodwaters may pose a health risk. Residents are advised not to use potentially contaminated well water for drinking, cooking or bathing until the water has been disinfected and tested and determined to be safe. Once the floodwaters have receded, the County recommends well disinfection using the following procedure:

  • Published on January 11, 2017

    If you have structural safety concerns regarding your home or business due to damages from the recent storm, please use the SoCo Report It app.

  • Published on January 11, 2017

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with the County of Sonoma, including:

    • Agricultural Biologist / Standards Specialist I (closes 01/25/2017)
    • Agricultural Biologist / Standards Specialist II (closes 01/25/2017
    • Agricultural Biologist / Standards Specialist III (closes 01/25/2017

  • Published on January 11, 2017

    Treat all low hanging and downed power lines as if they are energized and extremely dangerous. Keep yourself and others away from them. Be aware of trees, pools of water and other objects that may be in contact with power lines.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 11, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Seeking to bring a new dog, cat, bunny or other friendly critter into your life? Maybe onea of our pets of the week is the match for you!

  • Published on January 10, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services is available to help any individual with relocating and sheltering companion animals during the storm.
  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on January 10, 2017
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Sonoma County Animal Services is a resource for people and animals, especially during stormy weather. Call us or our partners below for assistance.

  • Published on January 10, 2017
    For safety’s sake, always assume that a fallen power line is live,
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