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January 24, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County launches 'SoCo Chat' podcast, a new platform for county news and interviews with county leaders

The County of Sonoma today announced the launch of SoCo Chat, a digital podcast highlighting current county issues, stories and events, and other matters of public interest. The podcast will also feature in-depth discussions with county leaders. The new series will be available in video and audio formats on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, YouTube as well as the county website and will feature at least one new segment every week. Read full story


January 23, 2024 | Climate Action and Resiliency

Public invited to North Bay Induction Cooking Expo on January 27 in Santa Rosa

The public is invited to learn about the benefits of induction cooking and financial incentives to upgrade a kitchen on January 27 at the North Bay Induction Cooking Expo in Santa Rosa. Read full story


January 23, 2024 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

Board of Supervisors authorizes planning and development of advanced composting facility in Sonoma County

The Board of Supervisors today authorized engineering and environmental planning for the first centralized composting facility in Sonoma County, which is expected to divert and process approximately 65,000 tons of organic material each year. The initiative, in alignment with the County’s Five-year Strategic Plan for Climate Action and Resiliency, moves the county toward carbon-neutral operations by 2030 and is supported by grant funding. Read full story


January 19, 2024 | Board of Supervisors Department

The Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council seeks public input on Lower Russian River Governance study

Supervisor Lynda Hopkins and The Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Council are inviting the public to take part in the final workshop to ask questions and provide feedback on the draft Lower Russian River Governance Study. The workshop will be held at Guerneville School, 14630 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, on Saturday, Jan. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. In-person Spanish interpretation will be made available. Free child care will also be provided during the workshop. Read full story


January 19, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for January 19, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Free electronics recycling event this weekend; 2) Winter weather safety reminder with more rain in the forecast; 3) Community webinar on local homelessness January 31; and 4) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story


January 18, 2024 | Human Resources Department

Sonoma County Civil Service Commission Vacancy

Applications are currently being accepted to fill a vacant seat on the County of Sonoma Civil Service Commission. The Commission is a nonpartisan public body responsible for oversight of the County’s personnel system. This system is used for the selection, promotion, and retention of classified employees in Sonoma County civil service, as governed by the County’s Civil Service Ordinance, to assure the best-qualified persons available are hired into County employment. Read full story


January 18, 2024 | Community Development Commission

Notice of Public Hearing: Sonoma County Housing Authority PHA Administrative Plan Update

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission, in its capacity as the governing body of the Sonoma County Housing Authority, will hold a public hearing on February 14, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. in the hearing room of the Sonoma County Community Development Commission located at 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA. Read full story


January 18, 2024 | Department of Human Services

Applicants needed for new advisory committee seeking to improve services for older adults, people with disabilities

The Sonoma County Human Services Department is accepting applications to serve on a new advisory committee that will draft an equity-focused plan to address the unmet needs of older adults and people with disabilities in Santa Rosa and the Sonoma Valley, particularly those who are Black, Indigenous and people of color Read full story



January 12, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for January 12, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent now available; 2) Free electronics recycling event through January 14; 3) Climate Action Quarterly Newsletter just released; and 4) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story