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December 7, 2022 | Human Resources Department

Job Opportunities

View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including Deputy Agricultural Commissioner, Park Aide, Staff Development Training Manager, and much more! Read full story


December 7, 2022 | Community Development Commission

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for FY 2023-2024 is now available!

The Community Development Commission is excited to release a Notice of Funding Availability for Fiscal Year 2023-2024. We encourage all eligible applicants to apply. Read full story


December 7, 2022 | Community Development Commission

Notice of Funding Availability (2023)

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission will be accepting applications for fiscal year 2023 funds that total over $4 million dollars including Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, Emergency Solutions Grant, CDBG Cares Act, and the Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Fund. Eligible projects include affordable housing activities, capital projects, tenant based rental assistance, homelessness supportive services, rapid rehousing, fair housing services, non-congregate shelter, and economic development activities. Read full story

Press Releases


December 7, 2022 | Natural Resources

Russian River Inflatable Dam Lowered in Advance of Forecasted Storm

In anticipation of a major storm arriving this weekend and elevated river flows, the Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) on Wednesday, December 7 will begin the process of deflating its rubber dam located in the Russian River near Forestville. Read full story


December 6, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County increases Living Wage to $17.25 an hour starting on Jan. 1, 2023

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to raise the county’s Living Wage 2.74 percent to $17.25 an hour, while opening the door for an additional increase in the spring to keep pace with inflation. Read full story


December 6, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Board of Supervisors authorizes completion of broadband network design planning for Sonoma County’s unincorporated areas

The Board of Supervisors today authorized the Sonoma County Economic Development Board to move forward on finalizing the broadband internet infrastructure design for unserved and underserved areas of unincorporated Sonoma County, consistent with the Resilient Infrastructure pillar of Sonoma County’s Five-Year Strategic Plan. Read full story