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May 10, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Board of Supervisors approves list of SB1 infrastructure projects for Fiscal Year 2022-23

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved a list of local streets and road projects to be completed during the 2023-24 construction season using nearly $12.6 million in anticipated revenue from SB1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act. The selection process for road projects is based on a two-year budget cycle and takes multiple criteria into consideration, including pavement condition, type and amount of usage, design characteristics, and geographic location within the county. Read full story

May 10, 2022 | Natural Resources

Sonoma Water receives 2022 excellence in innovation award

The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) presented the first annual Excellence in Innovation Award to Sonoma Water for its Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO) pilot project.Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations (FIRO) is a flexible water management approach that uses data from watershed monitoring and improved weather forecasting to help water managers selectively retain or release water from reservoirs for increased resilience to droughts and floods. Read full story

May 5, 2022 | Clerk, Recorder, Assessor, Registrar of Voters Department

County to begin mailing ballots for June election

Vote-by-mail ballots for the June 7, 2022 statewide Primary Election will start going out in the mail on Monday, May 9, to all active, registered voters in Sonoma County, the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters announced today. Voters should expect their vote-by-mail ballots to arrive within five to 10 days after that. Read full story

May 2, 2022 | Health and Human Services

Immigration status no longer limits scope of Medi-Cal benefits for adults 50 and older

California residents aged 50 and older who qualify for Medi-Cal are now eligible for full benefits, regardless of immigration status, under an expansion of the state health insurance program for low-income residents, the Sonoma County Department of Human Services announced today. Read full story

April 29, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Rohnert Park COVID-19 vaccine clinic closes; mobile clinic to open in place

Sonoma County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Rohnert Park Community Center permanently closed on Thursday, April 28, and will be replaced by a mobile vaccine clinic that will begin serving residents from the Community Center parking lot starting on May 4. Read full story

April 29, 2022 | Natural Resources

New Guide for Maintaining Low Water Use Landscaping

The Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership has published a guide for home owners new to maintaining a low water use landscape. The guide titled “Water Smart Gardens Maintenance Manual” (Manual) is an easy to use, step-by-step instruction manual on how to care for and maintain the plants, drip irrigation systems, and green features offered in the Water Smart Landscape Design Templates which are free, open source landscape plans. Read full story

April 28, 2022 | Clerk, Recorder, Assessor, Registrar of Voters Department

County mailing voter information guides for June primary election

The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office, announced today that voter information guides for the upcoming June 7, 2022, statewide direct primary election, will begin going out in the mail today to all active, registered voters in Sonoma County. Those voters who have previously opted out of receiving such mailings may go to Get Your County Voter Information Guide Online: Opt In/Out form to sign up for this service. Read full story