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  • Published on June 21, 2018

    Today the County issued the certificate of occupancy for the first completed rebuild in unincorporated Sonoma County. This property is located in the Berrybrook neighborhood of Santa Rosa and was destroyed by the devastating 2017 Sonoma Complex Fires.
    Find out more including photos

  • Published on June 20, 2018

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

    -Deputy County Counsel III (closes 7/9/18)

    -Employment & Training Program Coordinator (closes 6/28/18)

    -Engineering Technician I - Permit Sonoma (closes 7/9/18)

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 20, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on June 20, 2018

    The County has been issuing land use permits for dispensaries since 2007. No more than 9 medical cannabis dispensaries can be permitted within the unincorporated county at any one time. There are currently 5 permitted dispensaries and 4 applications that have been deemed complete. At this time, the county is not accepting any new dispensary applications.

  • Published on June 13, 2018

    Provided by PG&E in collaboration with the County's General Services Energy and Sustainability Division, the MI-BEST is a series of five consecutive days of training designed to be taken in sequence. MI-BEST joins the art of construction to the science of energy and moisture management. It provides building professionals an opportunity to learn and practice techniques that might otherwise take many residential projects to experience and troubleshoot.  Participants are encouraged to attend the entire series but individual sign-ups by day and topic are allowed.  Visit www.pge.com/energyclasses for more information.

  • Published on June 13, 2018

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

    Accountant III (closes 6/13/2018)

    Animal Health Technician – Extra Help (continuous)

    Cadastral Mapping Supervisor (continuous)

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on June 13, 2018
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    A draft of the Sonoma County Consolidated Plan 2018-2019 One Year Action Plan has been prepared and is available for review and comment.  All of the projects included in the FY 2018-2019 One-Year Action Plan for federal CDBG, HOME and ESG funding address one or more of the specific objectives outlined in the 2015 Consolidated Plan and are activities that will benefit predominantly low- and moderate-income persons, or assist in the elimination of slums and blight.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 12, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on June 6, 2018

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

    Accountant III (closes 6/13/2018)

    Adult & Aging Social Service Supervisor I – Promotional (closes 6/12/2018)

    Animal Health Technician – Extra Help (continuous)

    Animal Health Technician – Part-Time (continuous)

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 6, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Registrar of Voters
    Published on June 5, 2018 at 8:00 PM
    Live election results for Consolidated Primary Election.
  • Published on June 5, 2018 at 2:52 PM

    The Schell Vista Fire Station #1 polling place located at 23000 Broadway near the City of Sonoma has been evacuated due to a nearby fire. 

  • Regional Parks
    Published on June 1, 2018
    Regional Parks

    Join us Saturday, June 2, to dedicate Andy's Unity Park and celebrate the community spirit that transformed a site of tragedy into a space to play, garden, gather, and remember. The afternoon's activities include prayer, reflection, music, art, food, dancers, drummers, games, crafts, yoga, skateboarding demonstrations, and booths hosted by local groups. Designed by residents, Andy's Unity Park is a testament to a neighborhood's vision and perseverance.

  • Published on May 31, 2018

    Sonoma County is conducting a voluntary survey to assess storm water awareness. We're looking for residents of Petaluma, Penngrove, Kenwood, Glen Ellen, and Sonoma to help guide our public outreach efforts for Region 2 of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board. We appreciate you taking the time to help us with this program.

  • Published on May 31, 2018

    In this issue of our e-newsletter we have updates on rebuilding, new housing initiatives, the revised onsite waste treatment systems (OWTS) manual, and a new tool that allows you to schedule appointments at the Permit Center.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on May 29, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on May 24, 2018

    Proposals are due June 12, 2018 by 2pm.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on May 22, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on May 21, 2018
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    Substantial amendments to the Sonoma County Housing Authority Administrative Plan and date for public hearing now available.

  • Published on May 16, 2018

    The 4Cs are proud to announce the first series of the Dads Café!  Free Dinner and child care! 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on May 16, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on May 14, 2018

    The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa in partnership with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) have committed to addressing over excavation issues that occurred as a result of the government-sponsored debris removal program after the October 2017 wildfires. Cal OES will work in coordination with the County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa to examine sites of concern and determine if over excavation occurred.

  • Published on May 14, 2018

    The County of Sonoma is seeking residents of Supervisorial District 5 (West County and Coast) interested in serving on the Sonoma County Landmarks Commission.

  • Permit Sonoma
    Published on May 11, 2018
    Permit Sonoma

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, approved a series of changes to the Sonoma County Code. These changes will take effect June 7, 2018.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on May 10, 2018
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    A draft resolution of the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors serving as a Substantial Amendment to the Sonoma County Annual Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 is now available for review and public comment.

  • Maternal, Child Adolescent Health

    Published on May 9, 2018
    Maternal, Child Adolescent Health

    Maternal mental health disorders are a prevalent and under-treated issue. One in five women will suffer from a maternal mental health disorder in the United States and only fifteen percent of women will receive treatment for a maternal mental health disorder.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on May 8, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on May 7, 2018

    Residents of Sonoma County were invited to respond to a survey and provide feedback about their experience with the current voting system, and provide opinions on the most important criteria to consider when evaluating and selecting a new voting system.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on May 7, 2018
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The previously issued “rolling” Request for Proposals (RFP) for Homeless-Dedicated Project-Based Vouchers has been cancelled. A new RFP will be posted at a later date. If you have any questions, or need additional information, please contact Martha Cheever by email at martha.cheever@sonoma-county.org or by calling (707) 565-7521.

  • Published on May 7, 2018

    The Sonoma County Housing Authority is pleased to issue a Request for Proposals for Housing Navigation Services.

  • Regional Parks
    Published on May 4, 2018
    Regional Parks

    With Hood Mountain's Pythian Road entrance open for the first time since the wildfires, now's the time to visit. The post-fire landscape offers a unique look at both the ferocity of the flames and the resiliency of nature. At upper elevations, blackened trees stand like burnt matchsticks, but among the charred trunks are hints of regrowth. Our latest blog post tells you what to expect when hiking recently reopened trails. 

  • Behavioral Health Division

    Published on May 4, 2018
    Behavioral Health Division

    Through increased outreach efforts and other opportunities during Mental Health Matters Month, the Behavioral Health Division, in collaboration with community partners, emphasizes the importance and effectiveness of increasing awareness of mental health services and decreasing stigma by hosting a variety of activities and events.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on May 2, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on May 1, 2018

    Tell us your priorities for Sonoma County parks and stay informed of possible funding for maintenance, park openings, fire recovery and natural resource protections.

  • Sonoma County Regional Parks
    Published on May 1, 2018
    Sonoma County Regional Parks

    If you haven’t been to Hood Mountain Regional Park in a while, now is the time to go. The Pythian Road entrance of the 1,750-acre preserve on the edge of the Sonoma Valley recently reopened for the first time since the October 2017 wildfire, and its landscape offers a unique look at the ferocity and resiliency of nature.

  • Published on May 1, 2018

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will be considering the revised onsite waste treatment systems (OWTS) manual at an upcoming meeting on May 22, 2018. If the Board approves the revision, the County will then submit a revised Local Area Management Program (LAMP) and OWTS Manual to the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board (NCRWQCB).

  • Published on May 1, 2018

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced the annual quarantine of sport-harvested mussels gathered along the California coast.

  • Published on May 1, 2018

    Request for Proposals for Responsive Grants Fund: Addressing Long-term Impacts of the North Bay Wildfires on Young Children

  • Published on May 1, 2018
    Permit Sonoma (PRMD)

    Wet Weather Percolation and Groundwater Testing information for the 2017-2018 season. Wet weather groundwater and percolation testing has closed for the 2017-2018 season. Rainfall totals data and/or testing open dates have been updated as of May 1, 2018.

  • Published on April 30, 2018

    Questions and answers for our Request for Proposals #18-008 Early Care and Education Facilities Grant are now available. To view this addition, please log into the supplier portal.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 25, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on April 25, 2018
    FREE Fire Recovery Groups available at the Child Parent institute.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 24, 2018
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (Department) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of identifying qualified entities (consultants) to provide facilitation services.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 24, 2018
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (Department) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of identifying qualified entities (consultants) to provide communications and media services.

  • Health Services
    Published on April 24, 2018
    Health Services

    The Sonoma County Department of Health Services (Department) is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of identifying qualified entities (consultants) to provide program evaluation services.

  • Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division
    Published on April 17, 2018
    Transportation & Public Roads - Roads Division

    On April 17th, 2018, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approved a list of road improvement projects which will make it easier and safer to travel in Sonoma County. These improvements will be funded with the new State gas tax, also known as Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 16, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Our work on the Field of Dreams has begun! Just when we were slated to begin work in October 2017, our focus dramatically shifted to the fire response. Now that we’ve moved into the recovery phase, we have also spent the last month finalizing our plans, contractors and initial timeline for the project!

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on April 11, 2018
    Sonoma County Animal Services

    Could a new dog, cat or bunny companion bring you happiness and joy? Maybe one of our Pets of the Week is the right match for you?

  • Published on April 10, 2018

    California’s recovery from last October's wildfires is getting a $212 million boost from the federal government. It’s unclear exactly how much of the money will go to the County of Sonoma.

  • Published on April 6, 2018
    County Clerk William F. Rousseau reminds Sonoma County residents that the deadline to complete a survey about their voting experiences is April 13, 2018. County Clerk Rousseau stated “I made it priority in my final term in office to ensure Sonoma County modernizes and upgrades its voting system to the latest standards using the most secure, accurate, and accessible technology available.”
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