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July 25, 2017 | Community Development Commission

Commission Accepting 2017-2018 County Fund for Housing Applications

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission is accepting applications for fiscal year 2017-2018 funding from the County Fund for Housing. Read full story

July 25, 2017 | Department of Child Support Services

The Bay Area Region Child Support Agency Collaborative invites you to the 2017 Employer Workshop

This is a free workshop for employers and payroll professionals to obtain the latest information on your important role in the child support process. Space is limited. RSVP is needed. Read full story

July 19, 2017

Comments Sought on Maxwell Farms Regional Park Draft Master Plan

Regional Parks hosted a community meeting on July 12 to present and receive feedback on the draft Master Plan update for Maxwell Farms Regional Park. The plan is available here and public comments are welcomed by August 4 to planner Scott Wilkinson (see contact info at right). Read full story

July 17, 2017 | Department of Human Services

2017 Senior Resource Guide - Guía de Recursos

Sonoma County Senior Resource Guide, in English or Spanish, helps seniors, dependent adults and caregivers search for helpful services. Read full story

June 29, 2017 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

2017 Paving ProgramMoves Forward

On June 6th, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approved the first contracts of the 2017 Pavement Program, kicking off construction on 54.49 miles of roads this summer, as part of a 97 mile program approved by the Board last year. The remaining 42.51 miles are slated for construction in 2018. When the entire 2017 program is completed the County will have paved approximately 300 miles since the summer of 2013, funded with over $65 Million in General Fund Contributions from the Board of Supervisors. Read full story

June 27, 2017 | Human Resources Department

17th Annual Day of Caring Event

County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa employees will join forces on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, for the 17th annual Day of Caring event! Employees will participate in a day of service, working on a variety of projects ranging from painting, gardening, park trail work, packaging items at a food bank, graffiti removal and more. We are currently accepting projects from non-profit partners of the County and City Read full story

June 27, 2017 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

Road Work Update

This week’s current road work includes pothole, sign, and guardrail repair, resurfacing, vegetation removal, clearing debris, installing culverts, retaining wall construction, striping and stenciling. Hauser Bridge Replacement activities continue. Read full story

June 21, 2017 | Community Development Commission

Community Development Commission Requesting Qualifications for Environmental Review Services

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission is requesting qualifications from firms to provide consulting services related to federal environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act and 24 CFR Part 58, HUD Environmental Review Regulations, as well as other types of environmental review services as needed. Read full story

June 12, 2017 | Department of Health Services

Tobacco Retail License Renewal

By June 30, 2017, all licensed tobacco retailers located in the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County must renew their Tobacco Retail License from the Sonoma County Health Department in order to continue selling tobacco products (including electronic cigarettes). Read full story

June 05, 2017 | Sonoma Public Infrastructure (formerly TPW)

Road Work Update

We are potholing; clearing storm debris; trimming brush; stenciling; andrepairing culverts, signs, a truss, and a guardrail. We’re also repairing Austin Creek Roadand working on Hauser BridgeReplacement. Read full story