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December 01, 2023 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for December 1, 2023

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Sonoma County Sheriff hosts annual toy collection December 8; 2) Reminder: Sonoma County property tax is due December 11; 3) Sonoma County cannabis ordinance update meetings December 13; and 4) New opportunities available to serve your community Read full story

November 29, 2023 | Human Resources Department

Job Opportunities

View a list of our current and upcoming job opportunities, including Deputy District Attorney III - Organized Retail Theft - Time-Limited, Human Services Job Link Intern, Residential Clinical Manager, and much more! Read full story

November 22, 2023 | Human Resources Department

Start Here! Join us on Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM via Zoom

Our virtual Start Here! class is an overview of the County of Sonoma’s job application, examination, and selection processes. This class is intended for the public - whether you are looking for a new position now or planning for a future employment opportunity. Read full story

November 17, 2023 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for November 17, 2023

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent now available; 2) Community webinar on homelessness November 29; 3) Sonoma County needs you: Serve on a board or commission; and 4) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story

November 17, 2023 | Community Development Commission

Notice of Funding Availability for FY2024-2025 has been released!

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (Commission) will be accepting funding applications from eligible applicants for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), HOME American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) and Low- and Moderate-Income Housing Asset Fund (LMIHAF). Read full story

November 15, 2023 | Probation Department

CAPIA Bay Region Supervisor of the Year 2023

Juvenile Hall Supervisor Chai Walin has been recognized by the California Association of Probation Institutions Administrators (CAPIA) as the 2023 Bay Region Supervisor of the Year. Chai has been an outstanding Juvenile Hall facility supervisor for over 10 years. Read full story

November 14, 2023 | Department of Health Services

Lived Experience of Homelessness in Sonoma County: A Community Webinar

You are invited to participate in an online public forum on homelessness on Wednesday, November 29th  from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The forum will begin with a brief discussion on homeless experiences, followed by an “open forum” style Q&A session. Read full story

November 13, 2023 | Community Development Commission

National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Review – Public Notice for Steelhead Beach Park Project - Removal of Accessibility Barriers

On or about November 20, 2023, the Sonoma County Community Development Commission will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the release of $75,000 in Community Development Block Grants/Entitlement Grants funds as authorized by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Title I, Public Law 93-383, 88 Stat. 633, 42 U.S.C. 5301- 5321, as amended, to undertake a project known as Steelhead Beach ADA project for the purpose of providing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) access to public facility Steelhead Beach Regional Park. Read full story

November 08, 2023 | Permit Sonoma

SoCo Adapts Free Wildfire Risk Assessment

Get up to $10,000 in rebates to reduce your wildfire risk. Get a free wildfire risk assessment to become eligible for up to $10,000 in rebates to reduce your wildfire risk (final rebate amounts are subject to change). Enter a location to check eligibility. Read full story

November 08, 2023 | Board of Supervisors Department

District 1 November 2023 Short Newsletter

The leaves are finally turning and rainy weather is upon us - it's fall! Fall also marks the start of our season of celebration, and I always look forward to the ways our community decorates our residences, businesses, and public spaces, be it for Halloween, Día de los Muertos, Christmas, or for any reason at all! A community member recently sent me this stunning photo of El Molino Central in the Springs. Public art is such a wonderful way to express our identities, cultures, and creativity, and I hope to feature more in my newsletter going forward. Read full story