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January 27, 2023 | Board of Supervisors Department

District 1 January 2023 Newsletter

Happy New Year! I hope you had a joyful holiday season and that your 2023 is off to a good start, rain included!Original Publishing Date: 1/23/23 Read full story


January 27, 2023 | Board of Supervisors Department

Governance Workshop February 4 and MAC meetings updates

You are invited to attend an in-person Community Workshop to provide feedback on the Lower Russian River Governance Study on Saturday, February 4th, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Guerneville School Multi Purpose Room at 14630 Armstrong Woods Road.Help identify what government services should be improved, expanded, or newly provided to improve the overall quality of life in the Lower Russian River region. Coffee, food, childcare, and Spanish interpretation will be provided. Read full story


January 24, 2023 | Board of Supervisors Department

Reintroducing Sea Otters along the Pacific Coast

U.S. Fish & Wildlife recently determined sea otter reintroduction was feasible in a variety of areas along the Pacific Coast of the United States, including the San Francisco Bay Area, a former habitat range for sea otters. Reintroducing sea otters has a range of benefits from carbon sequestration to ecosystem resilience, and we invite further exploration of the Sonoma County coast as a potential reintroduction site. Read full story


October 25, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

County allocates nearly $4.4 million to support climate resiliency projects

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved $4.38 million for a variety of local climate resiliency projects ranging from building up local government electric vehicle infrastructure to a fare-free transit program for youth on public transit and others. The County anticipates being able to use these funds as leverage to bring in roughly $6 million in outside funding. Read full story


October 25, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

Board of Supervisors finalizes purchase of former Bank of America building in Guerneville

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a revised agreement to acquire the former Bank of America building in downtown Guerneville, securing a key satellite office used to deliver government services to residents in lower Russian River communities. Read full story


October 21, 2022 | Board of Supervisors Department

County officials to host vegetation management and wildfire resilience webinar

Sonoma County Supervisors Lynda Hopkins and James Gore invite members of the public to join them and other officials for a webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 26 featuring an update on the County of Sonoma’s vegetation management efforts. Read full story