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February 01, 2024 | Human Resources Department

Start Here!

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


January 30, 2024 | Department of Health Services

RFP for Infectious Disease Emergency Response Plan

RFP for Infectious Disease Emergency Response Plan Read full story


January 26, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Updates to the Groundwater Determinations Policy

The Groundwater Determinations Policy has been updated. The changes reflect clarifying language and updates regarding the radius distance surrounding a groundwater test hole, the number of test holes required for a proposed septic system and depths of test holes based on site conditions such as impermeable layers. Read full story


January 26, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for January 26, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) State Highway 12 roadwork scheduled this weekend; 2) LEAP Board seeks applications for new members; 3) Community webinar on local homelessness January 31; and 4) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story


January 22, 2024 | Permit Sonoma

Chipper Program Application Portal Now Open for 2024 Season

Thank you for your interest in the free Sonoma County Chipper Program! We are now taking online applications for the 2024 Season via the Application Portal. Please meet the Chipper Program Guidelines for application approval. Read full story


January 19, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for January 19, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Free electronics recycling event this weekend; 2) Winter weather safety reminder with more rain in the forecast; 3) Community webinar on local homelessness January 31; and 4) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story


January 18, 2024 | Human Resources Department

Sonoma County Civil Service Commission Vacancy

Applications are currently being accepted to fill a vacant seat on the County of Sonoma Civil Service Commission. The Commission is a nonpartisan public body responsible for oversight of the County’s personnel system. This system is used for the selection, promotion, and retention of classified employees in Sonoma County civil service, as governed by the County’s Civil Service Ordinance, to assure the best-qualified persons available are hired into County employment. Read full story


January 18, 2024 | Community Development Commission

Notice of Public Hearing: Sonoma County Housing Authority PHA Administrative Plan Update

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission, in its capacity as the governing body of the Sonoma County Housing Authority, will hold a public hearing on February 14, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. in the hearing room of the Sonoma County Community Development Commission located at 1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA. Read full story



January 12, 2024 | County Administrator's Office

Weekly Roundup for January 12, 2024

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following: 1) Latest edition of SoCo Correspondent now available; 2) Free electronics recycling event through January 14; 3) Climate Action Quarterly Newsletter just released; and 4) Other Sonoma County news of note Read full story