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March 24, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Deadline to Register to Vote in April Special Election in Windsor is March 28

The regular deadline to register to vote in the upcoming April 12, 2022, Special Election in Windsor is March 28, Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Deva Marie Proto reminded residents today. Please note that this election is to fill a vacancy on the Windsor Town Council and does not apply to any Sonoma County voters who live outside of the Town of Windsor. Read full story


March 22, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Registrar of Voters invites public to attend March 28 virtual community briefing on Voter’s Choice Act election model

Deva Marie Proto, Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters (ROV), announced today that the ROV Office is partnering with the California Secretary of State (SOS) to host a virtual community briefing later this month on the Voter’s Choice Act (VCA) election model going into effect in Sonoma County this year. Read full story


March 22, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County Emergency Operations Plan first in state to incorporate cultural competency

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today, approved the 2022 Sonoma County Operational Area Emergency Operations Plan, the first in the state to incorporate cultural competency. The plan marks significant strides in the coordination between agencies and jurisdictions within Sonoma County to ensure the protection of life, property, and the environment in the event of a major emergency incident or disaster. Read full story


March 22, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approve matching funds for two Homekey sites

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today, to allocate capital funds in the amount of $950,000 for L&M Village in Healdsburg and $600,000 for The Studios at Montero in Petaluma, both Homekey sites. The funding commitment ensures the two sites will secure additional matching allocations from the state to assist with funding gaps. Read full story


March 22, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

El Plan de Operaciones de Emergencia del Condado de Sonoma es el primero en el estado en incorporar la competencia cultural

El día de hoy, la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Sonoma aprobó el Plan de Operaciones de Emergencia del Area Operativa del Condado de Sonoma 2022, el primero en el estado en incorporar la competencia cultural. El plan marca pasos importantes para la coordinación entre las agencias y las jurisdicciones dentro del Condado de Sonoma para asegurar la protección de las vidas, las propiedades y el ambiente en caso de una emergencia mayor o un desastre. Read full story


March 22, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County Emergency Operations Plan first in state to incorporate cultural competency

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors today, approved the 2022 Sonoma County Operational Area Emergency Operations Plan, the first in the state to incorporate cultural competency. The plan marks significant strides in the coordination between agencies and jurisdictions within Sonoma County to ensure the protection of life, property, and the environment in the event of a major emergency incident or disaster. Read full story


March 17, 2022 | Auditor-Controller Treasurer-Tax Collector Department

Board of Supervisors adopts temporary 45 percent reduction of local cannabis cultivation tax rates

The County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors this week agreed to amend the Cannabis Business Tax ordinance to reduce the fiscal year 2021-2022 cannabis cultivation tax rates by 45 percent through June 30, 2023. The reduced rates will be retroactive to July 1, 2021 and are intended to mitigate financial hardship for local operators. Read full story


March 17, 2022 | Auditor-Controller Treasurer-Tax Collector Department

Board of Supervisors adopts temporary 45 percent reduction of local cannabis cultivation tax rates

The County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors this week agreed to amend the Cannabis Business Tax ordinance to reduce the fiscal year 2021-2022 cannabis cultivation tax rates by 45 percent through June 30, 2023. The reduced rates will be retroactive to July 1, 2021 and are intended to mitigate financial hardship for local operators. Read full story


March 17, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Board of Supervisors adopts temporary 45 percent reduction of local cannabis cultivation tax rates

The County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors this week agreed to amend the Cannabis Business Tax ordinance to reduce the fiscal year 2021-2022 cannabis cultivation tax rates by 45 percent through June 30, 2023. The reduced rates will be retroactive to July 1, 2021 and are intended to mitigate financial hardship for local operators. Read full story


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