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June 13, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Board of Supervisors workshop scheduled July 19 for public input on evacuation zone access policy

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public workshop beginning at 8:45 a.m. during its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 19 to collect input toward possible development of an evacuation zone agricultural and livestock access program. Read full story


June 13, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Public hearings on 2022-23 county budget to begin June 14

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will hold annual budget hearings beginning Tuesday, June 14 at 8:30 a.m. The hearings will be streamed live, and the public will have an opportunity to provide input each day regarding the recommended 2022-2023 fiscal year operating plan. At the conclusion of the budget hearings, the board will adopt a final budget to serve as the strategic operating plan for Fiscal Year 2022-23. Read full story



June 13, 2022 | Natural Resources

Sonoma Water board approves study of lower Russian River wastewater treatment options

The Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) Board of Directors voted today to move forward with a study of options to treat wastewater in the lower Russian River communities of Monte Rio and Villa Grande. Read full story


June 9, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

County of Sonoma Health officials issue heat alert

The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services has issued a Heat Alert in response to the National Weather Service’s Heat Advisory for parts of the county from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, June 10. The heat alert applies to inland areas of Sonoma County, where high temperatures are forecast in the high 90s and low 100s. The heat is expected to arrive on Thursday and last through Saturday, with Friday being the hottest day. Healdsburg is expected to reach a high of 100 degrees on Friday, and Santa Rosa is forecast to reach 99 degrees. Read full story


June 9, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps recruiting 18- to 24-year-olds for summer work program

The Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps is accepting applications for its summer employment program, which gives 18- to 24-year-olds opportunities to learn new skills, acquire work experience and earn money while working with crews on local environmental and conservation projects.  Read full story




June 8, 2022 | County Administrator's Office

County seeks public input as Koi Tribe prepares environmental assessment for casino site

The County of Sonoma is seeking the public’s input to help frame its response to plans by the Koi Nation of Northern California for a Tribal Environmental Impact Report concerning the proposed Koi Nation Shiloh Resort and Casino Project off Shiloh Road near Windsor. The response is to a Notice of Preparation that the Koi Nation and U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs released on May 27. Read full story


June 3, 2022 | Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Registrar of Voters Office corrects error in voter information guide

The Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office announced the discovery of several errors on one of the Spanish-language pages in the county voter information guide that was mailed to voters a month ago for the June 7 statewide primary election. Read full story