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Notice of Intent to Award: RFP for Community Health Workers for COVID-19 Response and Community Resilience – Hiring and Integration
The evaluation panel carefully reviewed and analyzed the proposals received in response to the above referenced solicitation.
The Sonoma County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures (AWM) is conducting a preliminary data capture to evaluate potential damage and/or loss sustained during the December 2022 – January 2023 rain events in Sonoma County. AWM may contact the reporting party for additional information. Data collected is for AGRICULTURAL RELATED damage and/or loss only.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife recently determined sea otter reintroduction was feasible in a variety of areas along the Pacific Coast of the United States, including the San Francisco Bay Area, a former habitat range for sea otters. Reintroducing sea otters has a range of benefits from carbon sequestration to ecosystem resilience, and we invite further exploration of the Sonoma County coast as a potential reintroduction site.
Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Health officials issue freeze warning; 2) Agency on Aging seeks input from area seniors; and 3) Vaccine clinic set for Casa Grande High School
High school students who wish to advocate for the rights of women and girls. Junior Commission on the Status of Women is accepting applications for the 2023-2043 term. Deadline for applications is Friday, March 24, 2023
It’s another round of good news: we’ve avoided major flooding along the lower Russian River! NOAA is currently projecting that the Russian River will crest at 30 feet, two feet shy of flood stage, Sunday morning. Also, the County is launching a pilot program to open two Recovery Support Centers! Residents who were impacted by power outages, floods, evacuations, and tree falls need immediate assistance and it is too early to know whether FEMA funding will be available. This local funding is accessed by calling 2-1-1. Operators will pre-screen residents and then refer them to local community-based organizations to determine eligibility and receive direct financial assistance when they need it most. I am acutely aware of the geographic isolation of North Coast residents, and the severe windstorm impacts born by that area. We recognize the challenges North Coast residents would have in accessing services at the Recovery Support Centers. Direct outreach to impacted North Coast individuals and families will be taking place through the local school system and affordable housing providers. North Coast residents in need are encouraged to call 2-1-1.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District (USACE) will begin a series of high-flow releases from Coyote Valley Dam at Lake Mendocino starting mid-day on Monday, Jan. 16, in response to reservoir levels and improving downstream conditions on the Russian River. No increased releases will occur at Warm Springs Dam at Lake Sonoma during this time.