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Weekly Roundup for December 1, 2023

Published: December 01, 2023

Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following:

  1. Sonoma County Sheriff hosts annual toy collection December 8
  2. Reminder: Sonoma County property tax is due December 11
  3. Sonoma County cannabis ordinance update meetings December 13
  4. New opportunities available to serve your community

Sonoma County Sheriff hosts toy collection December 8

Let the holiday giving begin at the Sonoma County Sheriff’s “Pack the Patrol Car” toy collection event happening December 8 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at 2796 Ventura Ave. in Santa Rosa.

The public is encouraged to participate by bringing a new unwrapped toy for donation, such as gift cards to eateries, coffee shops, bookstores, movie theaters and clothing stores; sports equipment; art supplies; small electronics; Legos, board games and puzzles; and makeup, fingernail polish and other grooming supplies.

For more information, please visit:

Reminder: Property taxes are due no later than December 11

This is a reminder that secured property taxes are due no later than Monday, December 11. There are many options for payment including online (credit card or free e-check), mail, by telephone or in-person.

Payments not postmarked by the deadline are subject to a 10% penalty, plus an administrative charge of $20. Please make your payment today.

Learn more at:

Cannabis ordinance informational meetings happen December 13

Permit Sonoma will host two Comprehensive Cannabis Program Update meetings on December 13 to update the public on key program elements and the mapping of residential enclaves to improve compatibility between cannabis land uses and the neighborhoods they are located within or near.

The first meeting will be in person at the Board of Supervisors Chambers from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The second meeting will be conducted via Zoom from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The content will be the same for both meetings and will include a presentation of the mapping parameters, GIS maps and key program elements. The meetings are informational only.

Spanish interpretation will be available at both the in-person meeting and the Zoom meeting. 

To register for the Zoom webinar, please visit:

To learn more, please visit:

The press release is available at:

New county board and commission opportunities available

Take part in how Sonoma County is governed by serving on a board, commission, committee or task force. It’s a great way to learn about local services and make a difference in our community.

Citizens bring a broad range of ideas and expertise and are a critical component for the public decision-making of elected officials and governmental staff.

Be part of the solution by applying for one of the current openings, such as:

For a full list of vacancies and information about the application process, visit