In October 2017, 173 square miles burned, 5,300 homes were destroyed, and 24 lives were lost in the Sonoma Complex Fires. Sonoma County staff and officials have worked tirelessly to recover and increase our capacity to respond to future fires and other disasters. We have made exceptional progress. We have improved local policies and committed tens of millions of dollars to become a stronger, more resilient community.
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The Board of Supervisors have approved the Recovery and Resiliency Framework to serve as a vision and approach for how Sonoma County will recover and emerge more resilient from the October 2017 wildfires.
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.
CivicSpark is now accepting Fellow applications for the 2019-20 service year! CivicSpark, a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program, builds capacity for public agencies to address sustainability and opportunity access issues in California. Learn more and apply at civicspark.lgc.org/join-civicspark/fellow/.
Deputy County Administrator
A recovery resource for residents of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma for all things concerning the fire.
Information and resource site for unincorporated Sonoma County rebuilding efforts related to the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fire.
Learn how to prepare for disasters, sign up for alerts and receive detailed information during active emergencies.
A group that formed after the October 2017 fires to ensure the community’s voice is heard during the recovery.
Long-term help for fire survivors from dozens of collaborating non-profits