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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


April 21, 2016 | Board of Supervisors Department

Community Meet & Greet Scheduled for Jerry Threet

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors recently appointed Jerry Threet, JD, as Director of the newly established Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO). The Board is pleased to invite community members to meet and welcome him on Monday, April 25, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Rotunda, located at 3313 Chanate Road, Santa Rosa. Read full story


March 2, 2016 | Board of Supervisors Department

Board of Supervisors Anticipates Appointing Jerry Threet as Director for Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors anticipates the appointment of Jerry Threet as the Director of the newly established Independent Office of Law Enforcement Review and Outreach (IOLERO) at their upcoming March 15, 2016 Board meeting Read full story


November 21, 2015 | Board of Supervisors Department

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

First District Supervisor Susan Gorin invites applications for positions on local policy making bodies. A list of all boards, commissions, and committees to which the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors appoints members is available online. Read full story


November 17, 2015 | 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 in Local Response Area’s (LRA) can now resume burning. Burning may only be conducted on permissible burn days, which are updated regularly on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s website: http://www.baaqmd.gov/permits/open-burn. Read full story


July 28, 2015 | Board of Supervisors Department

Supervisors Advance Independent Oversight Structure, Funding for Moorland Neighborhood Park, and Roseland Mural Project

Supervisors Advance Independent Oversight Structure, Funding for Moorland Neighborhood Park, and Roseland Mural Project Read full story