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August 1, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Seeks Community Input at Safety Net Services Recovery Workshop

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors invites community members to attend and provide input to guide post-fire recovery efforts at an upcoming Safety Net Services Recovery public workshop, on August 7, 2018. Read full story


July 16, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Receives Award for Digital Response to Wildfires

The County of Sonoma is pleased to announce it hasbeen named the national first place winner by the Center for Digital Government(CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) for the innovative andcollaborative digital response to the October wildfires. The Digital CountiesSurvey Awards recognize counties for their technology policies and practicesand only allocates ten winning spots for counties based on population. SonomaCounty takes home top honors in the 500,000 to 999,999 population category. Read full story


June 22, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

County of Sonoma Encourages Residents and Visitors to be Prepared for First Red Flag Warning of the Fire Season

The National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning which is in effect from 11 am Saturday, June 23, 2018 to 8 PM Sunday, June 24, 2018. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions comprised of strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures are either occurring now, or will shortly. Read full story


June 21, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Heat Notification: Tips to Stay Cool as Temperatures Rise

The National Weather Service is forecasting hot temperatures throughout the state and in Sonoma County over the next few days. The hottest weather will be on Friday, June 22, 2018 and Saturday, June 23, 2018. Inland temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s and low 100s while temperatures closer to the coast will remain milder. Read full story


May 22, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Joe Rodota Trail Portion Will Be Temporarily Closed to Reestablish Safe and Clean Environment

Beginning Wednesday, May 30, 2018, the County ofSonoma in collaboration with the City of Santa Rosa will temporarily close thesection of the Joe Rodota Trail (JRT) from Roseland Avenue to Dutton Avenue toremove unlawful encampments and reestablish a safe and clean environment forall trail visitors. The effort is anticipated to last two days, after which theCounty will reopen the closed section of the JRT for recreational trail use. Read full story


April 17, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

New Gas Tax will Fund Pavement, Ditching, Culverts and More

On April 17th, 2018, the Sonoma CountyBoard of Supervisors approved road improvement projects which will make iteasier and safer to travel in Sonoma County. These improvements will be fundedwith the new gas tax, also known as Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair andAccountability Act of 2017. Read full story


March 14, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Ranks 7th Healthiest in State

Sonoma County is ranked the seventh healthiest county in California, according to the 2018 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. Read full story


March 13, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Christopher GodleyTemporarily Named Interim Emergency Manager for Sonoma County

On March 12, 2018, Christopher Godley, a nationally respected emergency services leader, has been temporarily named the interim Emergency Manager of Sonoma County. Mr. Godley will take the helm of the Emergency Services Division for several months while the County conducts a national recruitment to find a qualified individual to serve as the permanent Emergency Manager. Read full story


February 23, 2018 | Board of Supervisors Department

Supervisor Susan Gorin Invites District 1 Constituents to Serve on Boards and Commissions

FirstDistrict Supervisor Susan Gorin invites community members to apply forpositions on local policy making bodies. Read full story


September 22, 2017 | Board of Supervisors Department

Supervisors Adopt Resolution in Support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

The Board ofSupervisors have adopted a resolution to affirm the County’s commitment toprotect and support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA)recipients and all immigrant community members in Sonoma County. Read full story