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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


May 12, 2015 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Receives Final Report  From the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Receives Final Report  From the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force Read full story


March 17, 2015 | Board of Supervisors Department

Poll Workers Needed for Upcoming Election

Sonoma County Registrar of Voters seeks poll workers for nearly 200 local polling places Read full story


September 22, 2014 | Board of Supervisors Department

Creative Sonoma Takes Another Step Forward in Promoting the Creative Arts in Sonoma County

The Sonoma County Economic Development Board (EDB) announced today that Nancy Glaze has joined the staff to provide interim leadership for Creative Sonoma, a county-wide arts promotion effort approved by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors in the summer of 2014. Read full story


September 12, 2014 | Board of Supervisors Department

President Obama Proclaims an Emergency in Response to the South Napa Earthquake

The Obama Administration today proclaimed an emergency that includes Napa and Solano Counties only. At this time, Sonoma County is not included in the President’s proclamation. Read full story


June 24, 2014 | Board of Supervisors Department

Sonoma County Adopts its First Arts Action Plan

On the heels of investing $250,000 in the creative arts, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors adopted the County’s first ever strategic Arts Action Plan, developed by the County’sEconomic Development Board, intended to boost the county’s creative economy.The Arts sector has emerged as an important area for economic growth potentialin Sonoma County, and until now there has been no coordinated strategy forsupporting the creative economy countywide. Read full story