News from the County of Sonoma

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  • Published on December 1, 2016

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning recreational anglers not to consume the viscera (internal organs) of Dungeness crab caught in coastal waters north of Point Reyes, California. This warning is due to the sporadic detection of elevated levels of domoic acid in the viscera of Dungeness crabs caught off the Northern California coast.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on December 1, 2016
    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 December 1, 2016
    Permit Sonoma

    Estimated plan check response times as of Thursday, December 1, 2016.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on November 30, 2016
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    Presentation materials from the HOMES For All Summit are now available for review.

  • Published on November 23, 2016
    Permit Sonoma

    In this issue of our e-newsletter, you’ll find information on the maximum amount of pollutants permitted in the Russian River. Read about an upcoming public workshop on Coastal Sea-Level Rise and the approval of the Community Separators Protection Ordinance. And we’ll introduce you to the new Contractor Central app.

  • Published on November 23, 2016

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services, Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA), Notice of Informational Meeting for a Revised Solid Waste Facility Permit for the Central Transfer/Processing Facility Located at 500 Mecham Rd., Petaluma, CA 94952, Solid Waste Facility Permit #49-AA-0404.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on November 22, 2016
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Help support Sonoma County Animal Services with your $15.00 tax deductible donation and receive a memorable photo of Santa and your pet.

  • Published on November 22, 2016

    As part of its 2016 Year of the Entrepreneur initiative, the EDB is currently sponsoring a 12-week run of Career Conversations on KSRO Radio in Sonoma County. Career Conversations is a weekly radio show spotlighting local entrepreneurs in Sonoma County and offering career advice for those considering launching a business. Tune in Friday afternoons from 12:00pm - 12:30pm October through December 2016.

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on November 21, 2016
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Sonoma Valley Connect community forum to feature presentations by the Independent Office of Law Enforcement and Outreach, Sonoma County Sheriff's Office, and the Sonoma Police Department

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on November 21, 2016
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Public meeting to take place on Monday, December 5, 2016, from 5:30pm-7:30pm

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on November 18, 2016
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission is currently establishing a contractors list for 2017 for mailing Notices for Informal Bids under the provisions of the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act.

  • Employee & Volunteer Engagement & Recognition
    Published on November 18, 2016
    Employee & Volunteer Engagement & Recognition

    2016 Jefferson Award Winners Announced

  • Published on November 15, 2016

    San Francisco Chronicle—A $175 Million expansion adds a 200-room hotel to the Graton Resort & Casino, adding a sizable hotel with a number of amenities to the sprawling 342,000-square-foot Rohnert Park property. The six-story hotel in Sonoma County — adjacent to the casino that Station Casinos manages for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria—features two bars, a 10,000-square-foot spa and salon, 20,000-square-feet of meeting space and other amenities.

  • Health Services
    Published on November 15, 2016
    Health Services

    The holidays are upon us - you can help ensure that your guests enjoy themselves AND get home safely.

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    Published on November 14, 2016
    Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

    Come to the Santa Rosa Finley Center on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 9 am - 3 pm for the largest GIS event in the North Bay. This FREE event is open to the public and showcases how GIS is being used in your community and at local schools

  • Published on November 9, 2016

    A listing of current and upcoming jobs with County of Sonoma

    Including:

    • Administrative Operations Coordinator (closes 11/28/2016)
    • Agricultural Program Assistant (continuous) 
    • Airport Operations Specialist Trainee (closes 11/28/2016) 

    • Published on November 9, 2016

      A listing of current and upcoming jobs with County of Sonoma

      Including:

      • Assistant Director of Human Services (closes 11/10/2016)
      • Auditor’s Payroll Technician – Confidential (closes 11/23/2016)
      • Children’s Residential Care Counselor I (closes 11/27/2016)
    • Agriculture, Weights and Measures
      Published on November 9, 2016
      Agriculture, Weights and Measures

      2016 Annual Certified Private (Grower) Workshop, 2.5 hours of continuing education units have been approved by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (2.0 Laws and Regs and 0.5 Other).

    • Published on November 9, 2016

      Integrated Pest Management Seminar on November 18, 2016 in Hopland offers 7.5 continuing education credits.

    • Health Services
      Published on November 8, 2016
      Health Services

      The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccination each year. Learn about the steps to take to protect yourself and others during this flu season.

    • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

      Published on November 3, 2016
      Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

      Director Jerry Threet was recently featured on KQED Radio.

    • Published on November 3, 2016

      The North Bay Business Journal - Challenges and new opportunities forecast for Sonoma County's workforce as the demographics shift towards Hispanic and millennials in the decades ahead. 

    • Health Services
      Published on November 3, 2016
      Health Services

      Public Notice is hereby given, in compliance with AB1497 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 27, Section 21660.3, that the Sonoma County Environmental Health and Safety Section, Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) will be holding an informational meeting to review the changes made to the Solid Waste Facility Permit for the Central Transfer/Processing Facility SWIS #49-AA-0404.   

    • Published on October 31, 2016
      Permit Sonoma

      PRMD closed testing of water wells as of the following dates:

      Springs and shallow water wells (less than 50 feet deep): Closed October 1, 2016

      Deep water wells (greater than 50 feet deep): Closed October 28, 2016

    • Published on October 28, 2016
      Permit Sonoma

      This month we’ll be looking at building codes, the medical cannabis land use ordinance, and new California land use planning laws. Keep reading and you’ll learn about an innovative trial compost toilet project and a tip for using the Permit Sonoma online permitting tool.

    • Recruitment & Classification

      Published on October 25, 2016
      Recruitment & Classification

      Now recruiting for Deputy Chief Probation Officer

    • Sonoma County Animal Services
      Published on October 24, 2016
      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!

    • Recruitment & Classification

      Published on October 19, 2016
      Recruitment & Classification
      Now recruiting for the Assistant Director of Human Services

    • Published on October 19, 2016

      Exposure to lead can seriously harm a child’s health and children under age 6 are most at risk for lead poisoning.

    • Published on October 18, 2016

      Office will be closed from 8am-12pm while staff attends a training. 

    • Sonoma County Animal Services
      Published on October 17, 2016
      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!

    • Access Sonoma Broadband
      Published on October 17, 2016
      Access Sonoma Broadband

      The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has launched an online questionnaire for the Call Completion proceeding.

    • Transportation & Public Works
      Published on October 14, 2016
      Transportation & Public Works

      Sonoma County Airport (STS) announced today that American Airlines will offer nonstop daily service to Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airpor (PHX) starting February 16, 2017.

    • Published on October 14, 2016
      Permit Sonoma

      Request for a Use Permit and Design Review to construct and operate a new 120-room hotel/resort and public river access at the historic Guernewood Park Resort location, on the Board of Zoning Adjustments Agenda for October 20, 2016 has been continued off calendar to a date and time uncertain. A future public hearing will be re-noticed at a later date.

    • Sonoma County Animal Services
      Published on October 13, 2016
      Sonoma County Animal Services

      Won't you help us build a Field of Dreams? Our shelter dogs need your help!

    • Sonoma County
      Community Development Commission
      Published on October 13, 2016
      Sonoma County Community Development Commission

      The Sonoma County Community Development Commission invites all community members to attend the HOMES For All Housing Summit on November 17 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

    • Published on October 12, 2016

      Current and Coming Soon Job Openings

    • Sonoma County
      Community Development Commission
      Published on October 12, 2016
      Sonoma County Community Development Commission

      The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (SCCDC) requests proposals for activities/projects to receive funding from these sources: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), State and Federal Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Fund Services Funding (LMIHAF-Services), Community Services Funding (CSF).

    • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach
      Published on October 12, 2016

      Diverse 11-member CAC to begin work soon on reviewing and recommending policies to Sheriff's Office 

    • Sonoma County Animal Services
      Published on October 11, 2016
      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 October 10, 2016

      All organizations – from large and small businesses to healthcare providers, academic institutions, government agencies and civil society – can experience data breaches or be targets of cybercrime.

    • Published on October 7, 2016

      Creative Sonoma Now Hiring: Full-Time Administrative Aide. Creative Sonoma is seeking a qualified individual to fill one Full-Time, contract position as an Administrative Aide. The position is grant-funded and has a duration of one year.

    • Recruitment & Classification

      Published on October 5, 2016
      Recruitment & Classification

      Current and Coming Job Openings for October 5, 2016

    • Published on October 3, 2016

      The County of Sonoma proposes to amend the Zoning Code to regulate cannabis uses consistent with the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act, including cultivation, nurseries, dispensaries, laboratories, manufacturing, distribution, and transportation. The proposed Medical Cannabis Land Use Ordinance would allow both personal and commercial cultivation of medical cannabis with certain limitations.

    • Published on October 3, 2016

      Staying safer and more secure online starts with STOP. THINK. CONNECT

    • Published on September 30, 2016
      Fall Economic Forecast with Dr. Chris Thornberg, Beacon Economics. Our most popular speaker for 13 years!! What does he forecast for the economy based on different electoral outcomes?
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    • Published on September 30, 2016
      Permit Sonoma

      In this issue, we give you an overview of our online permit system upgrade project. We’ve also got highlights from our recent planning policy initiatives. Read about technical corrections to the grading ordinance from our Engineering division. Checkout highlights from the regional Urban Shield preparedness drill. And see how the changing state of mobility may impact future land use and planning efforts.

    • Sonoma County
      Community Development Commission
      Published on September 29, 2016
      Sonoma County Community Development Commission

      The Community Development Commission (CDC) has submitted the FY2015-16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), describing accomplishments made using funding from HUD programs that the CDC administers on behalf of the County of Sonoma, including the HOME Investments Partnership Program (HOME), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).

    • Sonoma County Animal Services
      Published on September 26, 2016
      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 September 25, 2016 at 6:10 PM

      The Sawmill Fire, which began at approximately 10:50 am today, has burned approximately 500 acres off Big Geysers Road and Geysers Resort Road, 10 miles east of Cloverdale. Due to ordered evacuations, the County of Sonoma has opened an Evacuation Center with the Red Cross. Read more

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