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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


September 14, 2017 | Board of Supervisors Department

Cannabis Penalty Relief Program Extended

The SonomaCounty Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on September 12, 2017, to modify and extend the Temporary Code Enforcement PenaltyRelief Program for Cannabis businesses. Read full story


June 7, 2017 | Board of Supervisors Department

2017 Paving Program Moves Forward Despite Storm Damage

Today, the Sonoma CountyBoard of Supervisors approved the first contracts of the 2017 Pavement Program, kicking off construction on 54.49 miles of roadsthis summer, as part of a 97 mile program approved by the Board last year. Read full story


February 7, 2017 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Supervisors Select Chanate Property Development Plan

The Board ofSupervisors approved entering into an Exclusive Negotiating Agreementwith Chanate Community Development Partners, LLC to build a mixture ofaffordable housing units and recreational amenities on its 82-acre ChanateComplex property. Read full story


December 13, 2016 | Board of Supervisors Department

Andy’s Unity Park Takes Important Steps Forward

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the Board of Supervisors approved funding for the development of Andy’s Unity Park, a 4 acre community park in Southwest Santa Rosa. This action follows a significant community engagement process to inform the development of the park. Read full story


October 28, 2016 | Board of Supervisors Department

Permitted Open Burning Allowed

Sonoma County Fire and Emergency Services Chief Al Terrell advises that those possessing current and valid agriculture and residential burn permits can now resume burning. Read full story