Chris Coursey, District 3, Sonoma County Board of Supervisors

Chris Coursey 2021 Responsibilities

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Sonoma is charged with the responsibility of establishing policy to guide the various functions of the County and, where necessary, to establish procedures by which functions are performed.

Ad-Hoc Committees

County Center

Ad hoc appointed to engage with the City of Santa Rosa regarding opportunities and challenges with locating the new county administrative center downtown. This is a limited term ad hoc that will be coming back to the Board by July 2021 with information on whether the identified challenges with moving downtown can be adequately addressed.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Member

Measure O

A short term ad hoc to work with the CAO's Office and the Health Department in developing the implementation plan for Measure O.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Member

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Standing Committees

Aging Together

Serves on the steering committee for the County’s Aging Together initiative. 

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Primary

Health Action

Identifies priority health and health care issues and develops specific recommendations on local approaches to promote the health of our community and improve the health care delivery system.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Alternate

Homeless System of Care Leadership Council

(Replaced Joint City/County Housing and Homelessness)

The goal of Home Sonoma County is to achieve functional zero homelessness in Sonoma County through utilization of a Housing First strategy. Through Sonoma County’s homeless system of care, persons experiencing homelessness will be connected to permanent housing as quickly as possible possible by strategically targeting Rapid Re-housing and  Permanent Supportive Housing as resources.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Primary 

Upstream Investments

Chartered by the Board of Supervisors to understand the antecedents to criminal behavior and to identify upstream interventions that reduce downstream criminal justice costs. 

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Primary

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Countywide Assignments

Renewal Enterprise District JPA

A Joint Powers Authority (JPA) will govern the RED with the initial governing Board consisting of two elected officials each from the County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa.

The initial RED JPA will be limited to a 24-month pilot phase.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Primary

Sonoma County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee

Established by State statute, the LCBC is comprised of representatives from the County Board of Supervisors, the City of Healdsburg, and the Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians, and is charged with selecting grants to be funded through the local Tribal Casino Account. LCBC meets one or two times per year, when funds are allocated by the State.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Alternate

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Regional Assignments

North Bay North Coast Broadband Consortium Oversight Board

Regional broadband planning consortium consisting of Sonoma, Mendocino, Marin and Napa counties to work collaboratively to address regional broadband problems and enhance the County’s ability to attract future grant funding for broadband deployment and adoption projects.

Meets quarterly.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Primary

Public Policy Facilitating Committee

Created when the Sonoma County Water Agency, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Mendocino Russian River Flood Control and Water Conversation Improvement District began a Section 7 consultation – a federal process, spelled out in the Endangered Species Act – on the Russian River project. The agencies were consulting on three listed fish species and meet annually or biannually to receive updates and information as the Biological Opinion is implemented.

Meets twice per year.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Primary 

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State Assignments

Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Agency

Formed to sustainably manage groundwater in the Santa Rosa Plain groundwater basin.

Supervisor Coursey's Role: Primary

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Contact Information

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
Address
Board of Supervisors
575 Administration Drive
Room 100 A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464626, -122.725441

Board of Supervisors Assignments

Appointments to County Initiated Committees

Standing Committees

Ad-Hoc Committees

Appointments to External Boards and Committees

Countywide Assignments

Regional Assignments

State Assignments

Department Liaisons