News from the County of Sonoma

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  • Published on July 18, 2018

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

    -Correctional Deputy II (continuous)

    -County Counsel Administrative Manager – Promotional (closes 7/29/18)

    -Current Planning Manager (closes 7/30/18)

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on July 18, 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 Animal Services
    Published on July 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 July 11, 2018

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

    -Health Information Specialist II (closes 7/16/18)

    -Maintenance Worker I (closes 7/18/18)

    -Water Agency Lead Mechanic – Promotional (closes 7/24/18)

  • Health Action

    Published on July 10, 2018
    Health Action

    Health Action is partnering in the Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative on a journey to restore healing and long-term resiliency in the aftermath of the October wildfires.

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

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (SCCDC) is accepting applications for housing projects eligible for the County Fund for Housing. 

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on July 6, 2018
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The 2018 Sonoma County Point-in-Time Homeless Count and Survey report and executive summary are now available.

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on July 5, 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 July 3, 2018

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

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

    -Lifeguard & Recreation Services Coordinator (closes 7/11/18)

    -Residential Service Worker (closes 7/11/18)

  • Regional Parks
    Published on July 2, 2018
    Regional Parks

    July kicks off the swim season at Veterans Memorial Beach in Healdsburg. With lifeguards on duty daily and swim zones clearly marked, this family friendly beach is one of the safest places to enjoy the Russian River. The calm, deep swimming area is created by a seasonal dam, a feature that takes a fair amount of engineering and has been a summer tradition for decades. See how the dam goes up and some cool historical images in this short video.

  • Published on July 2, 2018

    Permit Sonoma has a new housing dashboard to measure our success in meeting ambitious housing goals set by the Board of Supervisors. The County will be partnering with cities to create a community-wide housing dashboard in the coming months.

  • Health Action

    Published on June 30, 2018
    Health Action

    We are redesigning our website to better serve you! Please visit us and have a look around.

  • Published on June 29, 2018

    In this issue of our e-newsletter we have post-fire rebuilding progress, housing for all, increased enforcement for vacation rentals, and a cannabis ordinance update.

  • Published on June 29, 2018
    The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning which is in effect from 11 pm Friday to 11 pm Saturday. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions comprised of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures are either occurring now, or will shortly.
  • Published on June 29, 2018

    Stay informed of possible funding for Sonoma County Parks' maintenance, park openings, fire recovery and natural resource protections. 

  • Sonoma County Animal Services
    Published on June 28, 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 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

  • 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.

  • Health Action

    Published on June 15, 2018
    Health Action

    Speak Up, Sonoma County is presenting a community workshop on July 17 to inspire, educate, and empower the public to think and talk about the kind of care wanted before a crisis occurs.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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. 

  • Health Action

    Published on June 4, 2018
    Health Action

    A new Health Action Leadership Team has begun meeting to focus on turning the Health Action Framework into concrete actions.

  • Health Action

    Published on June 1, 2018
    Health Action

    The Quarterly Impact Report highlights the actions and outcomes of the collective work of Health Action since the most recent Health Action Council meeting.

  • 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?

  • 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.

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