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January 16, 2019 | Board of Supervisors Department

Actualización sobre Tormenta: Existen Posibilidades De Deslizamientos En Zonas Quemadas Durante la Noche

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido varias alertas en relación a la tormenta invernal que pasa por el Condado de Sonoma y que se extenderá hasta el jueves 17 de enero de 2019. Las fuertes lluvias que se pronostican para la noche crean potencial para que se generen deslizamientos de tierra en las áreas quemadas por los incendios de octubre de 2017. Read full story


December 17, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Approves the Creation of Hundreds of Affordable Homes

In a significant step towards addressing Sonoma County’s housing crisis, last Tuesday the Board of Supervisors approved a series of actions that will result in the creation of 618 new units of affordable housing over the next three years. Read full story


December 14, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Increased Risk of Flooding and Mud, Debris Flows after 2017 Wildfires

The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma encourage residents living in and around the areas burned by the October 2017 wildfires to prepare their property for the rainy season and remain alert for possible threats from intense winter storms. Read full story


December 11, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

BoardApproves Recovery & Resiliency Framework

– On Tuesday, the Board ofSupervisors approved the Recovery and Resiliency Framework which serves as avision and approach for how Sonoma County will recover and emerge moreresilient from the October 2017 wildfires. Read full story


December 3, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Board of Supervisors to Consider Appointment of New Emergency Manager

After a nationwide search and extensive interview process, Sonoma County Administrative Officer (CAO), Sheryl Bratton, will officially recommend the appointment of Christopher Godley as the next Emergency Management Director. Read full story


December 3, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Supervisores Consideran Nombramiento deNuevo Director de Servicios de Emergencia

Después de realizar una búsqueda a nivel nacional y un extenso proceso de entrevistas, la Administradora del Condado de Sonoma, Sheryl Bratton, ha decidido recomendar oficialmente al señor Christopher Godley como el próximo Director de la oficina de Gestión de Emergencias. Read full story


November 20, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Monitoring Rain Forecast, Working with Residents to Prepare for Rainy Season

Sonoma CountyEmergency Managers are coordinating with the National Weather Service tomonitor the rain forecast for this week, and to identify any concerns in burnedareas. At this time, the National Weather Service forecast does not include aflood watch or warning. Read full story


November 15, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Ag + Open Space Approves Over $3 Million for Urban Open Space Projects

The Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (Ag + Open Space) today accepted staff funding recommendations for five projects within or near urban areas throughout Sonoma County. Read full story


November 9, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

County Office RemainOpen Providing Services tothe Community

The County ofSonoma will remain open for normal office functions on Friday, November 9, 2018. Read full story


November 7, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Responds to PG&E’sPotential Power Shut-Off with Advanced Preparation

Thisafternoon, the County of Sonoma acted promptly to prepare for the potentialshut down of PG&E power to areas of Sonoma County. PG&E has notifiedthe County that they may activate their Public Safety Power Shut-Off protocolsdue to extreme weather, and could potentially initiate a power shut down in theunincorporated northeastern parts of Sonoma County within the next 24 hours. Read full story