News from the County of Sonoma

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  • District Attorney
    Published on March 24, 2017
    District Attorney

    This year’s theme—Strength. Resilience. Justice.—reflects this vision of the future. One in which all victims are strengthened by the response they receive, organizations are resilient to face challenges, and communities are able to seek collective justice and healing. The theme highlights the need for multiple avenues of victim support.

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

    Wet Weather Percolation/Groundwater Testing information is being tracked for the 2016-2017 season.
    Rainfall totals data and/or testing dates have been updated as of March 23, 2017.

  • Published on March 22, 2017

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

    • Accountant I (closes 03/27/2017)
    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 04/05/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Counselor I – Part-Time (closes 04/04/2017)
    • Alcohol & Other Drug Services Counselor II – Part-Time (closes 04/04/2017)

  • Human Rights Commission

    Published on March 22, 2017
    Human Rights Commission

    The Commission on Human Rights is proud to present "Indivisible – Humans of Sonoma County" public service announcement to launch a campaign with a goal of celebrating diversity, human rights, inclusion, intersectionality, and community.

  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on March 21, 2017
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division

    The Sonoma County Waste Management Agency, a government agency which handles green waste and wood waste composting, household hazardous waste collection and disposal, solid waste education, and solid waste planning, is set to expire on February 11, 2018.  An agreement to continue the programs of this agency has been drafted and must be approved by all members, including the County of Sonoma, to become effective.  The recommended action by the Board of Supervisors is to approve and authorize the Char to execute the proposed Amended and Restated Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement (JPA) for the Sonoma County Waste Management Agency.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 20, 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 March 15, 2017

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

    • Accountant I (closes 03/27/2017)
    • Accountant III (closes 03/21/2017)
    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 03/29/2017) 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 15, 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!

  • Energy and Sustainability Division, General Services
    Published on March 13, 2017
    Energy and Sustainability Division, General Services

    Three Sonoma County libraries will be lending more than books through May 2017.  The Guerneville, Sebastopol and Central Santa Rosa branches will have Do-It-Yourself tool kits that promote water and energy savings.

  • Published on March 13, 2017
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)
    Beginning April 3, 2017, the Fire and Emergency Services cube at Permit Sonoma will be staffed during various hours Monday through Thursday.
  • Published on March 10, 2017

    Join Animal Services and some of our adoptable animals this Saturday, March 11, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for a mobile adoption event.

    View all our upcoming events

  • Published on March 8, 2017

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

    • Accountant III (closes 03/21/2017)
    • Adult & Aging Division Director (closes 03/29/2017)
    • Animal Control Officer I & II (closes 03/08/2017)

  • Published on March 8, 2017

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

  • Human Rights Commission

    Published on March 8, 2017
    Human Rights Commission

    The Commission on Human Rights released a report on School Climate in Sonoma County. The report was based on an analysis of countywide district data on Uniform Complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, related to discrimination and harassment. The Commission submitted a list of recommendations to the Sonoma County Office of Education as a result of their findings.

  • Registrar of Voters
    Published on March 7, 2017 at 8:00 PM
    Live election results for Consolidated Special Election.
  • The County of Sonoma is pleased to accept applications for Director of Regional Parks.
    Published on March 7, 2017
    The County of Sonoma is pleased to accept applications for Director of Regional Parks.

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to accept applications for Director of Regional Parks.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on March 7, 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 March 6, 2017
    Permit Sonoma

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

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Animal Control Officer II position in Field Services.

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Animal Control Officer I position in Field Services.

  • Published on March 2, 2017

    Common myths about marijuana use and related facts.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    The Animal Services team has made lot of progress and we want to let you know what we’ve been up to. We don’t have an official date set for the ground-breaking yet so check back here for the latest project updates. Here is what we’ve accomplished since reaching our fundraising goal.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

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

    • Agricultural Program Assistant (continuous)
    • Animal Control Officer I and II (closes 03/08/2017)
    • Correctional Deputy I (continuous) 

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    Marijuana is now legal in California. Here are some things you need to know about smoking marijuana in Sonoma County.

  • Published on March 1, 2017

    On Saturday, March 4, more than 100 low-income, mostly Spanish-speaking Latino families will visit Sonoma State University (SSU) to learn how they can make attending college possible for their children and themselves.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on February 27, 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!

  • 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 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

    The school-based pilot program aims at improving the dental health of students before they enter school.

  • 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!

  • 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)

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