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  • County Administrator's Office
    Published on June 28, 2019
    County Administrator's Office

    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.

  • Published on June 18, 2019
    Today, the City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma, together with seven other counties and cities, announced that they and PG&E have accepted a mediator’s proposal of $415 million to resolve the collective cities’ and counties’ North Bay Fires claims. The mediator’s proposal is exclusive of and does not affect the claims of any residents, individuals, or businesses.
  • Published on June 14, 2019

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt a $1.78 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

  • County Administrator's Office
    Published on June 11, 2019
    County Administrator's Office

    U.S. Census Bureau announced today that the 2019 Census Test will begin this week, as approximately 480,000 housing units across the country receive a questionnaire testing the operational effects of including a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.

  • Published on May 31, 2019
    Sonoma County has released a recommended $1.78 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. The recommended budget reflects the County’s continuing determination to maintain fiscal sustainability while investing in recovery and resiliency.
  • Published on May 22, 2019

    On May 21, the Board of Supervisors approved funding and a plan to rehabilitate and preserve over 51 miles of roads in 2020 and 2021. The new two-year plan includes $24 million of general funds and $13 million of state and other local funding for a total of $37 million. 

  • County Administrator's Office
    Published on May 16, 2019
    County Administrator's Office

    The County of Sonoma and United Way of the Wine Country will host a local Complete Count Committee kick-off event as part of their commitment to support a full and accurate count of Sonoma County residents in the decennial 2020 census.

  • Published on May 9, 2019

    Today, the Sonoma County Probation Department launched a comprehensive review of its juvenile justice system to determine how well department policies and practices align with what research shows works to improve outcomes for youth while using resources efficiently.

  • Published on May 7, 2019

    Today the County of Sonoma was recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with two Achievement Awards for the Accessing Coordinated Care and Empowering Self-Sufficiency (ACCESS) initiative and the Recovery and Resiliency Framework. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

  • County Administrator's Office
    Published on May 1, 2019
    County Administrator's Office

    The County of Sonoma and United Way of the Wine Country will host a local Complete Count Committee kick-off event as part of their commitment to support a full and accurate count of Sonoma County residents in the decennial 2020 census.

  • Oficina del Administrador del Condado
    Published on May 1, 2019
    Oficina del Administrador del Condado

    El Condado de Sonoma y United Way of the Wine Country organizarán un evento local de lanzamiento del Comité de Conteo Completo como parte de su compromiso de apoyar un conteo completo y preciso de los residentes del Condado de Sonoma en el censo decenal de 2020.

  • Published on April 23, 2019
    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will consider the appointment of a City of Stockton Economic Development Manager to fulfill the role as the new director of the Economic Development Department.
  • Published on April 17, 2019
    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors acted on two important items that will improve the County’s ability to better prepare for and respond to future disasters.
  • Published on March 7, 2019

    Sonoma County Assessor Deva Marie Proto announced today that property owners who have suffered damage to their business property, structures or land over $10,000 due to the 2019 Floods should file a “Calamity Damage Reassessment Form” to provide property tax relief.

  • Published on March 7, 2019

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will consider the appointment of a Sonoma County private attorney to fulfill the role as the new director of the Independence Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO).

  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Flood debris drop-off sites available through March 4.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Sitios para deshacerse de los escombros que trajo la inundación disponibles hasta el 4 de marzo.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Information about resources and services available for post storm recovery.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Información sobre recursos y servicios disponibles para recuperación después de la tormenta.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Initial assessments identify countywide damages for approximately 1,900 homes and 578 businesses.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Las evaluaciones iniciales identifican daños de aproximadamente 1,900 hogares y 578 negocios en todo el condado
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    El Centro de Asistencia Local abrirá el domingo al mediodía para proveer a los residentes con servicios y apoyo en un solo lugar.
  • Published on March 2, 2019
    Center opens on Sunday March 3 at noon to provide residents with services and support all in one place.
  • Published on March 1, 2019 at 12:40 PM
    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 debri
  • Published on February 28, 2019 at 3:30 PM
    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.
  • Published on February 25, 2019
    El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido varias alertas en relación a la tormenta invernal que pasa por el Condado de Sonoma desde este hoy hasta hasta el miércoles 27 de febrero en la noche. Las lluvias y fuertes vientos que se pronostican generan un riesgo significativo de que el rio Russian se desborde, y que hayan inundaciones repentinas y derrumbes de tierra a lo largo del Condado de Sonoma, incluyendo las áreas quemadas por los incendios de octubre de 2017.
  • Published on February 25, 2019
    The National Weather Service has issued several alerts due to the strong winter storm forecasted to pass over Sonoma County today through Wednesday night, February 27, 2019. With the forecasted wind and rain, there is a significant risk for Russian River flooding, flash floods and mudslides across Sonoma County, including the areas that burned in the October 2017 wildfires.
  • Published on February 22, 2019

    To assist residents and businesses affected by Russian River flooding, Sonoma County Transportation and Public Works Department in collaboration with Recology will provide two debris removal clean-up events over the next two weekends. In addition, Sonoma County Waste Management Agency will provide the opportunity to dispose of toxic materials at one location on Tuesday, March 12th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Published on February 22, 2019
    Con el fin de asistir a los residentes y negocios afectados por la inundación del río Russian, el Departamento de Transporte y Obras Públicas del Condado de Sonoma, en colaboración con Recology, facilitará dos espacios durante los próximos dos fines de semana para deshacerse de los desechos que trajo la inundación.
  • Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder

    Published on February 19, 2019
    Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder

    The Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder’s Office is excited to announce an expansion in records available for purchase online. This increased access is designed for expediency and to save citizens time, money, and frustration when trying to get copies of records.

  • Published on February 15, 2019
    El Condado de Sonoma desactivó su Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (EOC) hoy a las 12 p.m. debido a que el Rio Atmosférico que pasó por nuestra zona ya no es considerado un peligro para los residentes del condado. Aunque el Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia fue cerrado, personal del Departamento de Manejo de Emergencias continúa trabajando con otras agencias para seguir monitoreando la situación. Las evacuaciones voluntarias emitidas ayer para residentes de terrenos bajos cercanos al Rio Russian continúan en efecto hasta las 10 de la noche de hoy.
  • Published on February 15, 2019

    With the Atmospheric River no longer a threat to residents, Sonoma County closed its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 12 p.m. today. Although the EOC is closing for this storm, Emergency Management staff will continue to work with partner agencies to monitor conditions. The evacuation advisory issued yesterday for low-lying areas along the Russian River remains in effect until 10:00 p.m. this evening.

  • Published on February 14, 2019
    El último reporte del Centro de Pronósticos de Ríos de California y Nevada indica que el rio Russian alcanzó niveles de inundación mínima y se prevé que alcance su nivel más crítico de desbordamiento, a los 36 pies, en Guerneville el viernes, 15 de febrero, a la 1 de la mañana. Se espera que el nivel del rio regrese a niveles normales, bajo 32 pies, el mismo viernes a las 10 de la noche.
  • Published on February 14, 2019
    The latest prediction from the California Nevada River Forecast Center indicates the Russian River has now reached minor flood stages, and it is anticipated that it will peak at 1 am tomorrow, February 15, at a crest of 36 feet at Guerneville. It is expected that the Russian River will recede below flood levels, at 32 feet, at 10 pm on Friday, February 15.
  • Published on February 14, 2019
    The latest forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration indicates the Russian River will reach flood stages in Guerneville at 10 am on Thursday, February 14th.
  • Published on February 14, 2019
    The latest forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration indicates the Russian River will reach flood stages in Guerneville at 10 am on Thursday, February 14th.
  • Published on February 13, 2019

    Habrá oportunidad de entrevistar a una madre que recientemente recibió estatus de asilo gracias a la intervención de la organización VIDAS como parte de la Coalición de Familias Seguras.

  • Published on February 13, 2019
    Secure Families Fund Community Foundation Sonoma County is pleased to announce the launching of the Secure Families Collaborative, a network of non-profit organizations providing deportation defense and other services to Sonoma County’s immigrant communities.
  • Published on February 13, 2019
    El Fondo de Familias Seguras del Condado de Sonoma se enorgullece en anunciar el lanzamiento de la Coalición de Familias Seguras, una red de organizaciones no lucrativas establecida con el fin de proveer asistencia legal gratuita de inmigración y otros servicios a las familias inmigrantes del Condado de Sonoma.
  • Published on February 13, 2019
    The Sonoma County Secure Families Fund is proud to announce the launch of the Secure Families Collaborative, a network of non-profit organizations established to provide pro bono immigration and other legal assistance to immigrant families in Sonoma County.
  • Published on February 12, 2019
    El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido varias alertas en relación a la tormenta invernal que se espera pase por el Condado de Sonoma desde este martes en la noche hasta el jueves 14 de febrero en la mañana.
  • Published on February 12, 2019
    The National Weather Service has issued several alerts due to the strong winter storm forecasted to pass over Sonoma County Tuesday night through Thursday morning, February 14, 2019.
  • Published on February 4, 2019
    Given all that Sonoma County has endured in the wake of the horrific 2017 wildfires and the bitter aftermath; the region is well on its road to recovery, and all credit goes to the goodwill of its people—friends, neighbors and strangers—who joined together to put others first above all else.
  • Published on January 24, 2019

    Voters in the Palm Drive Health Care District will be first to use Sonoma County’s new modern voting system.

  • Published on January 16, 2019
    El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido varias alertas en relación a la tormenta invernal que pasa por el Condado de Sonoma y que se extenderá hasta el jueves 17 de enero de 2019. Las fuertes lluvias que se pronostican para la noche crean potencial para que se generen deslizamientos de tierra en las áreas quemadas por los incendios de octubre de 2017.
  • Published on January 16, 2019
    The National Weather Service has issued several alerts and warnings due to the strong winter storm forecasted to pass over Sonoma County Wednesday night through Thursday, January 17, 2019. With the forecasted rain, there is potential for mudslides in the areas that burned in the October 2017 wildfires this evening.
  • Published on December 26, 2018
    Permit Sonoma
    A medida que el Condado continúa nuestra iniciativa de producir más viviendas, necesitamos su ayuda para encontrar sitios. Si los sitios cumplen con nuestro criterio, trabajaremos con el propietario y la comunidad para modificar la densidad con una revisión del diseño para garantizar la calidad y la compatibilidad de la comunidad.
  • Published on December 26, 2018
    Permit Sonoma

    As the County continues our initiative to produce more housing, we need your help in finding sites. If sites meet our criteria, we will work with the owner and community to rezone them for more density with design review to ensure quality and community compatibility.

  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on December 17, 2018
    Board of Supervisors

    In a significant step towards addressing Sonoma County’s housing crisis, last Tuesday the Board of Supervisors approved a series of actions that will result in the creation of 618 new units of affordable housing over the next three years.

  • Board of Supervisors
    Published on December 14, 2018
    Board of Supervisors

    The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma encourage residents living in and around the areas burned by the October 2017 wildfires to prepare their property for the rainy season and remain alert for possible threats from intense winter storms.

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County Administrator's Office
County of Sonoma
Address
575 Administration Drive
Suite 104A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.464665, -122.725235