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April 24, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

2024 Season - Wet Weather Groundwater Determinations & Percolation Testing: Closed for the Season

Groundwater determinations and percolation testing are necessary for onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS). Groundwater determinations and percolation testing have closed for the season in all testing areas.

April 24, 2024 | Human Resources Department

Job Opportunities

View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including Director of Public Health Nursing, Juvenile Correctional Counselor I, Office Assistant II - English and Bilingual (English/Spanish), and much more!

April 22, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Bay Area Fast Trak Reports Scam Text Messages Seeking Payment

Members of the community have reported receiving scam emails and phone calls purporting to be from legitimate student loan debt relief representatives.  Federal Student Aid, an office of the U. S. Department of Education, provides the following information to identify and avoid student loan forgiveness scams.

April 22, 2024 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

Charles M Schulz – Sonoma County Airport to undergo training exercise on Thursday

On April 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport will be conducting its Triennial Emergency Response Exercise, a practical exercise and safety training that takes place every three years at commercial service airports across the United States. Mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration, the training exercise is a comprehensive mass-casualty event simulation that tests the planning, operational readiness, speed, and effectiveness of emergency personnel in real-time.

April 19, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Board of Supervisors adjusts cannabis business tax rates in response to market changes

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted unanimously to adjust county tax rates for cannabis operations in unincorporated areas in response to changes in the cannabis market. The amended Cannabis Business Tax Ordinance, which is scheduled to go before the Board of Supervisors for a second reading on April 30, would, upon final approval, take effect July 1. Projected cannabis tax revenue is $1.4 million for fiscal year 2024-25, a slight decrease from the previous year estimate.

April 19, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors to hold annual budget workshops April 22 to April 24

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will hold its annual budget workshops on April 22, 23 and 24 to provide county residents and taxpayers an opportunity to learn about the 2024-2025 fiscal year preliminary spending plan and provide input to the Board of Supervisors before it adopts a final budget in June. The County of Sonoma fiscal year runs July 1 through June 30. The workshops are informational, and the Board will not make any determinations for fiscal year 2024-25 until the June budget hearings.