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Board of Supervisors Department

List of Boards, Commissions, Committees & Task Forces

 

Assessment Appeals Board

The Assessment Appeals Board constitutes the board of equalization for Sonoma County and has the power to equalize the valuation of taxable property within the county for the purpose of taxation, as provided by applicable law.

 

Coastal Municipal Advisory Council

The Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council CAC) comprises the towns and areas of Valley Ford, Bodega, Bodega Bay, Jenner, Timber Cove, Fort Ross, West Cazadero and The Sea Ranch.

 

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

The purpose of Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is to partner with low-income families and individuals to help them achieve economic and social stability, to build community, and to advocate for social and economic justice by building relationships with clients and communities, embracing diversity, advocating for change in public policy, partnering with other organizations, and ensuring the participation of low income persons in the development and implementation of programs and projects.

 

Developmental Disabilities Board (Area IV)

"Developmental Disability" means a disability which originates before an individual attains the age 18, continues, or can be expected to continue, indefinitely, and constitutes a substantial handicap for such individual…shall include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and handicapping conditions found to be closely related to mentally retarded individuals but shall not include other handicapping conditions that are solely physical in nature.

 

Dry Creek Valley Citizens Advisory Council

The mission of the Dry Creek Valley Citizens Advisory Council (“the DCVCAC”) is to act as a bridge for communication between the County and local residents and businesses, and the general public on local planning decisions affecting the Dry Creek Valley.

 

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board

Based in San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District operates the Golden Gate Bridge, and two public transit systems: Golden Gate Transit buses and Golden Gate Ferry.

 

Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory

The Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council (River MAC) is established to advise the Board of Supervisors and other County decision-makers on local planning and management decisions relating to the Lower Russian River region, to provide a regular forum for citizen participation in the formation of advisory recommendations on those decisions and to provide a bridge for communication between the County and local residents and businesses, and the general public on local government decisions affecting the Lower Russian River.

 

Lower Russian River Wastewater Citizens Advisory Group

Meetings are generally held the fourth Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Monte Rio Community Center located at 20488 Hwy 116, Monte Rio. *

 

Mark West Citizens Advisory Council

Mark West Citizens Advisory Council

 

North Sonoma Valley Municipal Advisory Council

The North Sonoma Valley MAC serves the communities of Glen Ellen, Kenwood and Eldridge, and was approved by the Board of Supervisors on September 17th, 2019. The North Sonoma Valley MAC advises on issues of local concern, and provides a process to effectively communicate the needs of the community to County government and elected leaders. The MAC also serves to deliver information about the County government to the residents within the jurisdiction.

 

Oversight Board of Sonoma County

 

Petaluma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency Advisory Committee

The Petaluma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency is a Joint Powers Agency created to become the official Groundwater Sustainability Agency for the Sonoma Valley for the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

 

Regional Measure 3 Independent Oversight Committee (RM3)

The purpose of this committee is to ensure that any toll revenues generated pursuant to the RM3 toll increase are expended consistent with the applicable requirements of the RM3 expenditure plan set forth in Streets and Highways Code Section 30914.7.

 

Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Agency Advisory Committee

The Santa Rosa Plain Groundwater Sustainability Agency is a Joint Powers Agency created to become the official Groundwater Sustainability Agency for the Santa Rosa Plain for the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

 

Sonoma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency Advisory Committee

The Sonoma Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agency is a Joint Powers Agency created to become the official Groundwater Sustainability Agency for the Sonoma Valley for the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.

 

Springs Municipal Advisory Council

The Springs Municipal Advisory Council will represent the best interests of the entire community while acting as a bridge for communication between the County and local residents and businesses on topics for the Springs Area.