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April 19, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for April 19, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Caltrans Hwy. 12 and Route 37 traffic impacts this weekend; 2) Zero Waste Sonoma free compost event April 20; 3) Energy Independence Program finances home improvements; 4) Other Sonoma County news of note

April 19, 2024 | Community Development Commission

Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

This is to give notice that Sonoma County (County), California, pursuant to 24 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 58, has determined that the following proposed Project under consideration is located within a 100-year floodplain, and that the County will be identifying and evaluating practicable alternatives to locating the action in the floodplain and the potential impacts on the floodplain from the proposed action, as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C.

April 17, 2024 | Human Resources Department

Job Opportunities

View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including Employee Engagement Officer, Health Services Accounting Manager, Public Health Nurse I, and much more!

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.

April 17, 2024 | Office of the District Attorney

Local Program Receives Community Awareness Project Funding for 2023 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

The Victim Services Division of the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office has received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during the 2024 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.