The County of Sonoma will allow public comments to be made only in person or via email for Board of Supervisors meetings, as well as meetings for the Board of Directors for Sonoma Water and the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District through the end of 2023.
Public invited to comment on environmental assessment for Koi Nation casino project at September 27 virtual hearing
The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold a virtual public hearing Sept. 27 to receive public comments on the Environmental Assessment for the Koi Nation of Northern California’s proposed casino resort project southeast of Windsor.
Board of Supervisors to limit verbal public comments to those attending Sept. 26 meeting in person meeting
The County of Sonoma will allow public comments to be made in person or via email for the next regular Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26.
Sonoma County to limit verbal public comments to those attending in person at September 19 Board of Supervisors meeting
The County of Sonoma will not be allowing public comments to be made via Zoom for the next regular board meeting on Sept. 19. The change is due to the escalating challenges of maintaining civility among those who participate in the Public Comment portion of the Board meeting via Zoom. These challenges include a series of disruptive racist and hate-filled comments at the Sept. 12 board meeting that prevented the Board from completing its business.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a major expansion of the county’s Living Wage ordinance that will increase the number of workers covered by the policy and require their employers to provide paid time off.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday expanded the scope of a policy that requires construction contractors and subcontractors to pay workers union wages and benefits on large public works projects funded by the county government.
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today voted to place on the March 2024 ballot a half-cent sales tax for enhanced fire protection, paramedic services and disaster response after the measure received enough signatures in a petition to be put to voters.
Board of Supervisors approves Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory as baseline for climate resilience, adaptation
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved an inventory of its greenhouse gas emissions that showed a 37 percent decrease in emissions from 2017 to 2021. Officials attribute the decrease primarily to impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The approval of the County of Sonoma Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory followed a status update and public workshop on progress toward the Climate Action and Resiliency pillar of the County’s strategic plan.
Board of Supervisors to examine county’s response to climate change during August 29 public workshop
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will host a workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 29 to review the county’s efforts to become carbon neutral by 2030 and mitigate the impacts of climate change.
Board of Supervisors approves $3.5 million in energy upgrades to Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building
The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved a $3.5 million project to make the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building more energy efficient and resilient to power outages and climate change.