Today, the State Auditor’s Office released a report evaluating our evacuation of residents with Access and Functional Needs during the 2017 fires, along with two other counties who suffered major disasters.
Most County offices are open for regular operations starting on November 1, 2019, except for those listed at this link.
Residents impacted by the Kincade Fire can access recovery services and resources at the Local Assistance Center (LAC) which will open Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Healdsburg Community Center, 1557 Healdsburg Ave.
Los residentes afectados por el Incendio Kincade pueden acceder a los servicios y recursos de recuperación en el Centro de Asistencia Local (LAC) que abrirá el lunes 4 de noviembre de 2019 en el Centro Comunitario de Healdsburg, 1557 Healdsburg Ave.
El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional actualizado alerta roja para las montañas del Norte de la Bahía y los valles internos del Norte de la Bahía, los cuales incluyen todo Santa Rosa y la mayoría del Condado de Sonoma. En efecto, desde el mediodía del miércoles, 23 de octubre, hasta las 4:00 p.m. del dia jueves, 24 de octubre.
Individuals with Health Conditions Individuals with health conditions should talk to their physicians to develop a personal plan for dealing with smoke…
PG&E implemented the scheduled power shutoff across areas in Sonoma County. This is due to severe weather conditions that carry significant fire risk, specifically high winds and low humidity. Approximately 200,000 Sonoma County residents have been affected.
PG&E implemento primera fase de corte de energía en el Condado de Sonoma. Esto es el resultado de las condiciones del clima severo que ha puesto en alto riesgo de incendios, especialmente vientos fuertes y baja humedad. Aproximadamente 200,000 residentes del Condado de Sonoma han sido afectados.
Due to the power outage, many County offices will be closed, some services will be limited, and some public meetings will be canceled.
A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for Sonoma County from Wednesday 5 a.m. (10/9) to Thursday 5 p.m. for strong and gusty offshore winds and low humidity. PG&E has issued a Public Safety Power Shutoff Watch for Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 at 4:00 a.m. until Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at noon affecting the County. If fire weather conditions persist, PG&E may potentially shut power off.
El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional ha emitido una Vigilancia de Incendios Climáticos y incluye a todo el condado de Sonoma con la excepción de la cordillera de la costa comenzando el miércoles a las 5 a.m. (10/9) hasta el jueves a las 5 p.m., por vientos marinos fuertes y racheados y poca humedad.
Fairgrounds Events Raffle Basket Drawing October 9th. Purchase tickets at General Services Suite #A220
On Thursday, September 5th, the County of Sonoma will be conducting a TEST of three alert and warning systems, including the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, SoCoAlert, and the National Weather Service NOAA Weather Radio System, from 10:00am until 11:10am. During this testing period, residents and visitors within the communities of Healdsburg, Cloverdale, and Geyserville will receive a phone call or an alert on their mobile device.
The County of Sonoma has created a space where you can learn about different topics related to emergency response and preparedness from experts, all in one place.
On July 9th, County Supervisors and staff participated in a quarterly workshop to learn how they can enhance their abilities to respond to a major emergency or disaster.
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Working together to expedite and attempt to resolve a pending federal lawsuit, the County of Sonoma, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission, and the City of Santa Rosa have reached an agreement with Homeless Action! and three individuals experiencing homelessness for a preliminary and temporary injunction.
On June 27, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling blocking the citizenship question from appearing on the 2020 census questionnaire for at least the time being.
Sonoma County residents are encouraged to attend Budget Hearings and provide input about the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020.
The County of Sonoma was recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with two Achievement Awards for the Recovery and Resiliency Framework, and the Accessing Coordinated Care and Empowering Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) initiative. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.
Sonoma County has partnered with United Way of the Wine Country to boost participation in the 2020 census among historically undercounted residents in the county, including Latinos, children and renters.
Sonoma County lost something even more vital than housing to the 2017 wildfires. We said goodbye to about 3,300 neighbors.
One hundred and 57 years ago on May 5, a ragtag band of Mexican troops rose up against well-armed French soldiers and bested them in the Battle of Puebla.
In the months following the 2017 wildfires, there was heightened awareness of the importance of ensuring that City fire survivors rebuild as well as that community-wide economic vitality was met by meeting housing development goals. The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and the Santa Rosa City Council have been working to address the problem. In response, the concept of a regional housing construct began to take shape in the Renewal Enterprise District (RED).
Census will arrive in your mailbox soon
El secretario de Comercio federal, Wilbur Ross, dijo el jueves que cualquier información sobre la ciudadanía recopilada como parte del Censo del 2020 no se compartirá.
We want to understand how prepared our community is to respond to a disaster. That is why we created the Emergency Preparedness & Prevention Questionnaire. The results of this survey will help us gauge community needs in reducing risk and loss from such hazards.
On April 2, 2019, the Department Heads responsible for overseeing Sonoma County’s safety net programs brought a set of contracting principles before the Board of Supervisors.
The Census Bureau has developed a new way of accessing data and is now a few months away from the official launch of data.census.gov and the retirement of American FactFinder in June.
State leaders, key advocates and community members came together Tuesday to highlight California’s efforts to ensure a complete and accurate Census count one year out from Census Day 2020.
The U.S. Census Bureau provided an operational update today on the status of 2020 Census operations, emphasizing the need for innovative, collaborative partnerships to ensure a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the United States.
On April 2, 2019 at 11 a.m., state leaders, key advocates and community members will highlight California’s efforts to ensure a complete and accurate Census count one year out from Census Day 2020.
On Tuesday March 19, 2019 the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to enter several agreements that will move forward restructuring efforts of fire services in Sonoma County.
A month after Sonoma County was hit by a storm that caused historical floods, the Curbside Flood Debris Collection Program established in response to that disaster will come to an end.
As recovery efforts are underway after the 2019 Winter Storms & Flooding, Sonoma County continues to provide resources for community members impacted by this event.
The Local Assistance Center (LAC) closed Saturday, March 9, 2019. However, residents can find services available by accessing our virtual LAC.
The Local Assistance Center (LAC) in Guerneville, established to help residents impacted by the winter storms and floods in the Russian River area last week, will close on Saturday March 9, 2019.
The County of Sonoma is coordinating curbside debris collection to begin March 11 to assist Russian River communities with the significant amount of waste created by the flood disaster.
Sonoma County crews and partner agencies have conducted evaluations and have determined it is safe to allow residents back into evacuation areas along the Russian River. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office have sent notifications lifting evacuation orders. Please be aware that roads will still have some debris. Use caution when entering these areas. If you see road crews, please make way for them to get through to keep clearing debris.
In the wake of this week’s severe storms and subsequent flooding along the Russian River, Governor Newsom has declared a State of Emergency to allow for state funds and resources to help our local community respond to and recover from the impacts of flooding, mudslides, and damage to critical infrastructure.
The Russian River reached a crest of 45.4 feet late Wednesday night, just short of the projected peak of 46 feet. The river has started to recede and is expected drop to below flood stage of 32 feet early Friday morning. Preliminary estimates indicate as many as 3,000 structures have been damaged during the flood.