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April 19, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital reach trauma center agreement

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today approved an agreement to continue using Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital as a level II trauma center, while addressing neighbors’ concerns about noise and air quality from medical helicopters that serve the hospital. Read full story


April 19, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

County approves additional $3.8 million in vegetation management projects for wildfire prevention

The Board of Directors of the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District (Ag + Open Space) today approved an additional $3.8 million in funding for vegetation management grants out of PG&E settlement proceeds.  Read full story


April 15, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

County of Sonoma seeking public input regarding Graton Rancheria Resort & Casino expansion plans

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria have issued a Notice of Preparation of a Tribal Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Graton Resort & Casino expansion project. The County of Sonoma is seeking the public’s input to inform its own comments on the Notice of Preparation, which are due on May 4. The county will forward all public comments received with the official county response. Read full story


April 14, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County residents encouraged to participate in Shake Out earthquake drill on April 18

Sonoma County residents are encouraged to take part in the Sonoma County Shake Out drill to be held on April 18 at 10 a.m., an annual exercise during national earthquake preparedness month. The drill will provide the community an opportunity to practice drop-cover-hold on, which is the recommended action to stay safe when an earthquake hits. Read full story


April 14, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

A los residentes del Condado de Sonoma se les invita para que participen en el ensayo de un terremoto llamado “Shake Out” el 18 de abril

A los residentes del Condado de Sonoma se les invita para que participen en el ensayo Sonoma County Shake Out, el cual se llevará a cabo el 18 de abril a las 10 a.m., y es un ejercicio anual durante el mes nacional de preparación contra los temblores. El ensayo le proporcionará a la comunidad la oportunidad de practicar el agáchese-cúbrase-agárrese bien, que son las acciones recomendada para protegerse cuando se presenta un terremoto. Read full story


April 13, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County vaccine video contest accepting entries until May 9

Sonoma County students are invited to take part in a countywide health video competition by submitting short videos that explain, promote and encourage COVID-19 vaccination and boosters in young people. Read full story


April 13, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

El concurso de video sobre las vacunas del Condado de Sonoma, acepta los trabajos hasta el 9 de mayo

Los estudiantes del Condado de Sonoma están invitados a participar en una competencia de todo el condado de un video de salud, presentando sus videos cortos que expliquen, promuevan y animen a la gente joven para que se aplique las vacunas y las vacunas de refuerzo contra la COVID-19. Read full story


April 13, 2022 | Transportation and Public Works

Charles M. Schulz — Sonoma County Airport hosts local leaders, officials for ‘Topping Off’ of modernized terminal building

County of Sonoma leaders and officials with the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport were joined by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, Rep. Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, and other local elected officials today for a special ‘Topping Off’ ceremony to finalize the structural framework of the airport’s modernized terminal building. The traditional construction trade “Builder’s Rite” celebration marks the placement of a signed steel beam that is part of the final structure’s framing for the modernized airport terminal, part of an overall $40,000,000 expansion project. Read full story


April 5, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

County of Sonoma issues annual report on health of retirement system

The County of Sonoma has reduced its unfunded pension liability by 30 percent over the last four years, the result of strong investment returns and decisions by the Board of Supervisors to make early payments on the county’s unfunded liability, according to the fourth annual State of the Retirement System report presented to supervisors today. Read full story


April 5, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Board of Supervisors adopts resolution opposing Koi Tribe attempts to establish casino in Sonoma County

The Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a resolution opposing the Koi Nation of Northern California’s attempts to place land southeast of Windsor into trust to build a casino. Read full story


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