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October 02, 2014 | Auditor-Controller Treasurer-Tax Collector Department

Introducing National Save for Retirement Week

Their stated goals include increasing awareness of the need to adequately save for retirement and the variety of ways to accomplish this. A number of free workshops will be made available to employees during National Save For Retirement Week as part of Sonoma County's efforts to increase employee retirement savings and improve financial literacy. Topics covered will include using your 457/401 deferred compensation program to help reach savings goals, managing health care costs in retirement, and understanding the basics of your Sonoma County Employees' Retirement Association membership. Workshop descriptions and schedules are listed below. Space is limited and you are encouraged to register early. Read full story

September 19, 2014 | Department of Health Services

Health Services Update: Health Services Participates in National Dialogue on Creating an Optimal Health System

What should health care in America look like? Sonoma County was among 11 communities from 11 states that gathered in Chicago to address this question at an invitation-only roundtable convened by ReThink Health, an initiative dedicated to identifying innovative approaches to bridge health care delivery and community health initiatives. Read full story

September 18, 2014 | County Administrator's Office

Opening of Time Limited Application Filing for Category A5 – Visitor Finding and SignageFiscal Year 2014-2015

A time limited application filing period has been opened for Category A5-Visitor Finding and Signage. Applications are being accepted beginning September 16, 2014 and closing on October 16, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. All other program categories are closed for Fiscal Year 2014-2015. Read full story

September 01, 2014 | Department of Health Services

Recovery Month Celebration on September 28th

Sonoma County has held Recovery Month celebrations for more than 20 years, often attended by more than 500 people. The 2014 event, hosted by the Department of Health Services’ substance use disorder programs in collaboration with local treatment providers, will take place Sunday, September 28th in Franklin Park, 2095 Franklin Drive, Santa Rosa. Read full story

July 29, 2014 | Human Resources Department

LGBTQI Task Force Establishes Advisory Board

Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights LGBTQI Task Force creates Advisory Board to provide input in county-wide assessment. Read full story

June 11, 2014 | Department of Human Services

Child Abuse Preventionand Reporting Outreach Program Off to a Strong Start

The Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting Community Outreach Program wasimplemented in January 2014, after six months of planning by a work group thatincluded Family, Youth, and Children’s Services (FY&C) and the CaliforniaParenting Institute. The vision of this program is to strategically outreach tocommunity partners to . . . Read full story

January 10, 2014 | Board of Supervisors Department

Announcing the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force

Information about the Community and Local Law Enforcement Task Force is now available online.  The Task Force was created by the Board of Supervisors as one of the community healing measures following the tragic death of Andy Lopez. Read full story

December 12, 2013 | Auditor-Controller Treasurer-Tax Collector Department

EFS Change Management Team Hosts Hands-On Demonstrations

The EFS Change Management Team will be hosting hands-on system demonstrations for two system processes during the months of December 2013 and January 2014. Read full story

December 12, 2013 | Auditor-Controller Treasurer-Tax Collector Department

The Enterprise Financial System Chart of Accounts is here!

The COA redesign and re-mapping effort has been a work in progress since March 2013, and is one of the cornerstones of the PeopleSoft EFS system and is critical in supporting the financial, cost accounting and reporting needs of system users. Read full story