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  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on October 28, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission, in its capacity as the governing body of the Sonoma County Housing Authority, will hold a public hearing on November 18, 2020 at 10:00 am.

  • Published on October 28, 2020

    View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including:

    Accounting Assistant

    Adult & Aging Social Work Assistant

    Assistant Director of Human Services

  • Published on October 23, 2020

    El 22 de octubre de 2020, el Gobernador Gavin Newsom anunció que se habían agregado tres condados más, Napa, Shasta y Sonoma, a la Declaración de Catástrofe, inicialmente aprobada por la Casa Blanca el 16 de octubre, para reforzar la respuesta del Estado a la emergencia generalizada de los incendios forestales y apoyar a los residentes damnificados.

  • Published on October 23, 2020

    On Oct. 22, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that three additional counties – Napa, Shasta and Sonoma – had been added to the Major Disaster Declaration, initially approved by The White House on Oct 16, 2020, to bolster the state’s emergency response to wildfires across the state and support impacted residents.

  • Department of Health Services
    Published on October 23, 2020
    Department of Health Services

     Much of the past guidance from state and federal health officials has focused on protecting nursing home and long-term care residents from COVID-19 by limiting non-essential visitation.

  • Health Services
    Published on October 22, 2020
    Health Services

    October 25th through 31st is Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. This year’s statewide Lead Week message is “Even small amounts of lead can harm a child’s health.

  • Published on October 20, 2020

    El Departamento de Salud Pública de California actualizó hoy sus normas, permitiendo que más servicios de cuidado personal reanuden sus operaciones en locales interiores, con modificaciones.

  • Published on October 20, 2020

    The California Department of Public Health updated their guidelines today, allowing more personal care services to resume indoor operations with modifications

  • District Attorney
    Published on October 20, 2020
    District Attorney

    Scammers call and say that you have been sued or will be if you don’t pay a debt that you have no idea what they are talking about.  In other cases, scammers pretend to be law enforcement agencies and threaten arrest or suspension of driver’s license.

  • District Attorney
    Published on October 20, 2020
    District Attorney

    If you received an email purporting to be from the FTC Chairman Joseph Simmons it was not from him.

  • District Attorney
    Published on October 20, 2020
    District Attorney

    Be cautious if you receive a text or email indicating that Fed Ex or another delivery company is trying to deliver a package and asking you to click on a link to obtain additional information.

  • District Attorney
    Published on October 20, 2020
    District Attorney

    Have you received an email offering to help you reduce your monthly student loan debt.  Be cautious that it is not a scam.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on October 15, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The Community Development Commission is now accepting County Fund for Housing applications through the new deadline of October 30, 2020 by 2:00PM.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on October 14, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    Hogar de inquilinos con dificultades  pagando renta o servicios públicos de hogar a causa de pérdida de trabajo o horas reducidas en relación a COVID-19; si a tenido exposición positiva de COVID-19 o diagnóstico.*Propietarios de hogar que tienen inquilinos con renta atrasada a causa de pérdida de trabajo o horas reducidas en relación a COVID-19; si a tenido exposición positiva de COVID-19 o diagnóstico.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on October 14, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    Renter households having trouble paying rent or utilities due to COVID-19 job loss or reduced hours; have a COVID-19 positive exposure or diagnosis.* Landlords who have tenants behind on rent due to COVID-19 job loss or reduced hours; or have a COVID-19 positive exposure or diagnosis.

  • Human Rights Commission

    Published on October 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM
    Human Rights Commission

    On October 12 we celebrate Indigenous People's Day. Today, we present oral histories of two members of Movimiento Cultural de la Union Indígena.

  • Human Rights Commission

    Published on October 12, 2020 at 7:59 AM
    Human Rights Commission

    El 12 de octubre celebramos el Día de los Pueblos Indígenas. Hoy presentamos las historias orales de dos miembras del Movimiento Cultural de la Unión Indígena.

  • Published on October 12, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Septic Professionals: This message is intended as a reminder to please submit complete septic applications in accordance with county standards including the OWTS Manual v7.0, policies and procedures, and published guidance documents as well as to encourage and promote professional communications.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on October 8, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    The evaluation panel carefully reviewed and analyzed the proposals received in response to the above referenced solicitation. Based upon that review and analysis, we are recommending to the Purchasing Agent of the Sonoma County Community Development Commission that the contract be awarded to the following company:Sally Swanson Architects, Inc.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on October 1, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission
    The evaluation panel carefully reviewed and analyzed the proposals received in response to the above referenced solicitation. Based upon that review and analysis  we are recommending to the Purchasing Agent of the Sonoma County Community Development Commission that the contract be awarded to National Credit Reporting Corporation.
  • Published on September 29, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Information in this special newsletter features prevention and recovery information including these topics: Expanded 2020 Curbside Chipper Program, Rebuilding after the Walbridge and Meyers Fires, and Disaster Recovery Urgency Ordinance Chapter 40C

  • Published on September 28, 2020

    FAQs for properties damaged by the LNU Complex fires.

  • Published on September 11, 2020

    PACENation, the non-profit organization that advocates for expanded access to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, has honored Jane Elias, the County of Sonoma’s Energy and Sustainability Division Manager, as a recipient of a 2020 PACESetter Award for excellence in program design and implementation.

  • Public Health Disease Control Unit

    Published on September 9, 2020
    Public Health Disease Control Unit

    Sheltering in place is important for people in high-risk groups, especially older adults living in residential facilities.

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on September 8, 2020
    Community Development Commission

    The results of the Roseland Village renaming project are in!

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on September 7, 2020
    Community Development Commission

    The Community Development Commission has prepared a draft Substantial Amendment to the 2020-21 One-Year Action Plan to utilize a HUD-granted waiver that waives the requirement to set-aside 15% of HOME Funds for Community Housing Development Organizations. This amendment will enable the reprogramming of $134,401 in otherwise unawarded set-aside funds for the Housing Authority's Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program. 

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on September 2, 2020
    Community Development Commission

    The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (Commission) invites proposals for administration of a short-term emergency rental assistance program. $2,360,000 is available from the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The program will be designed to serve low-income tenants impacted by COVID-19 and low-income landlords who are negatively impacted by the eviction defense ordinance currently in place.

  • Health Services
    Published on September 1, 2020
    Health Services

    The evaluation panel carefully reviewed and analyzed the proposals received in response to the above referenced solicitation.

  • Health Services
    Published on August 24, 2020 at 11:24 AM
    Health Services

    UPDATE 8-20-20: Addendum 01 - Modification (Pre-bid Conference deleted) is posted on the County of Sonoma's Supplier Portal in this event's "View Comments and Attachments" section. Please login to the Supplier Portal to review the Addendum and all other associated documents.

    The County of Sonoma is pleased to invite you to respond to a Request for Proposals for Data Management System for Environmental Health Services.

  • Published on August 20, 2020

    The County of Sonoma, Energy and Sustainability Division is pleased to announce a free online workshop series for homeowners interested in learning more about energy use at home and the benefits of making improvements that will help make your home more resilient.

  • Sonoma County
    Community Development Commission
    Published on August 20, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    Notice of Intent to Award Nan McKay and Associates for the Remote Housing Authority Operational Support

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on August 19, 2020
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Five years after the creation of Sonoma County’s first-ever law enforcement auditor’s office, the Board of Supervisors late Thursday agreed unanimously to place a measure on the November ballot that, if passed, would greatly strengthen the oversight body and increase its funding.

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on August 18, 2020
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors rejected a request from Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick on Wednesday to hire an outside lawyer for a review of a law enforcement oversight measure that the board added to the November ballot last week.

  • Published on August 13, 2020

    Sonoma County strives to provide essential services for children, veterans, seniors and those experiencing homelessness. In these challenging times, many rely on Sonoma County for necessary mental health treatment, psychiatric care or addiction treatment. 

  • Child Support Services

    Published on August 7, 2020
    Child Support Services

    Free online workshop for employers and payroll professionals who want to learn how to help their employees who pay child support. Space is limited. RSVP is needed.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on July 24, 2020
    Environmental Health & Safety

    El sitio de Healdsburg Transfer Station opera bajo un Permiso de Instalación de Residuos Sólidos emitido por la LEA. El operador ha presentado una solicitud para una enmienda del Informe de información de la instalación (RFI) ante la LEA. El RFI describe el diseño y la operación de la instalación.

  • Environmental Health & Safety

    Published on July 24, 2020
    Environmental Health & Safety

    The Healdsburg Transfer Station site operates under a Solid Waste Facility Permit issued by the LEA.  The operator has filed an application for a Report of Facility Information (RFI) amendment with the LEA.  The RFI describes the design and operation of the facility.

  • District Attorney
    Published on July 22, 2020
    District Attorney

    We have received a report that phone solicitors are contacting seniors representing they are part of a new County sponsored program to assist seniors with home repairs.

  • District Attorney
    Published on July 22, 2020
    District Attorney

    Another recent scam has been reported locally in which the scammer sends a text indicating they have accessed your phone and that if you do not pay them, they will make embarrassing photos or texts public.

  • Published on July 21, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Sonoma Water’s Board of Directors adopted a resolution approving the Flood Management Design Manual (FMDM) to provide guidance and criteria for the conveyance of storm water. The FMDM is a significant update to the existing criteria and will replace the current Sonoma County Water Agency Flood Control Design Criteria (FCDC).

  • Probation Department
    Published on July 20, 2020
    Probation Department

    This week, the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) announced this year’s annual Probation Services Week, taking place from July 19 – July 25, 2020, to honor probation professionals who work to keep communities safe. 

  • Published on July 17, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Permit Sonoma is currently open for 20 hours per week for live phone assistance as well as limited video and in-person appointments. The Permit Center is closed to the public until further notice. Virtual services remain available during regular business hours.

  • Sonoma County Community Development Commission
    Published on July 17, 2020
    Sonoma County Community Development Commission

    On or about May 31, 2020, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of HOME Investments Partnership Program funds under Title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, to undertake the Victory Studios and Apartments project located at 306 and 308 East Street in Healdsburg, California. 

  • Published on July 16, 2020
    Please join us for a Sonoma Ready Virtual Town Hall on Monday, July 20 2020 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM! The Virtual Town Hall is an opportunity for our community, with a specific focus on issues facing the Third District.
  • Human Rights Commission

    Published on July 10, 2020
    Human Rights Commission

    The Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights has released a groundbreaking report on police violence against protesters over the last weeks. "Human Right Violations in Santa Rosa California - Policing the Black Lives Matter Protests," details the excessive use of force and human rights abuses perpetrated on the public by the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) and other law enforcement agencies during protests following the murder of George Floyd.

  • Community Development Commission
    Published on July 10, 2020
    Community Development Commission

    Sonoma County has been allocated $899,393 in formula funds for 2019-2020, and an estimated $5,396,358 over the next five years through the State's Permanent Local Housing Allocation program. Members of the public are invited to comment on the draft plan for use of these funds between now and July 23rd.  

  • Published on July 8, 2020

    The County of Sonoma’s financing program, Sonoma County Energy Independence Program (SCEIP), has been approved for an interest rate reduction from 7% to 5.99%.

  • Transportation & Public Works
    Published on July 7, 2020
    Transportation & Public Works

    Effective July 6, 2020, the office of Sonoma County Transportation & Public Works is open by appointment Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Published on July 1, 2020
    Permit Sonoma

    Permit Sonoma will be reopening for limited services and for limited hours starting July 6, 2020.

  • Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

    Published on June 8, 2020
    Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach
    I am pleased to announce that the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has banned the use of the carotid hold effective immediately.
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