Liability & Insurance

Liability & Insurance

The Liability & Insurance Unit provides claims administration, risk mitigation, and insurance services to County of Sonoma departments, agencies and districts:

  • Claims administration of all tort claims filed against the County, and in partnership with the County Counsel’s office, litigation management that results from such claims.
  • Coordination of the County’s threat assessment team.
  • Administration of the County’s self-insured programs: General Liability and Workers’ Compensation.
  • Procurement and management of insurance coverages to protect county assets from loss. These include coverage for property and crime loss as well as liability coverage for airport, aircraft, cyber, marina, medical malpractice, pollution, special event, and watercraft exposures.
  • Risk assessment and risk control consulting services to County departments, agencies, and districts.
  • Risk transfer tools including contract insurance requirements, evidence of coverage reviews, and release of liability documents.
  • Development of an Enterprise Risk Management model to mitigate risk.

Contact Information

Jamie Bloom, Insurance Manager

Reesha Ruel, Liability Manager

Risk Management Division

Human Resources Department

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
575 Administration Drive
Room 116 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465237, -122.725363

Evidence of Countys Insurance

Certain certificates may be provided by a County Department directly to the requesting party, while other certificates must be provided by Risk Management.

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Purchasing Resources

General ServicesPolicies and procedures for Goods and Commodities, guidelines for Blanket Purchase Orders and RFPs, templates for agreements and more.

General Purchasing Information
(requires intranet access)

Purchasing Reference Guide
(requires intranet access)

Standard Professional Service Agreement
(Word: 250 kB, requires intranet access)

Construction Agreement Template
(Word: 82 kB, requires intranet access)

Guidelines for Blanket Purchase Orders
(Word: 43 kB, requires intranet access)