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Weekly Roundup for October 27, 2023
Published: October 27, 2023
Today’s digest provides helpful and important updates on the following:
- Sonoma County property tax deadline reminder
- Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport to host public workshops
- Bodega Bay emergency readiness event happens Oct. 29
- Climate Action & Resiliency Town Hall Nov. 1
- Other Sonoma County news of note
Sonoma County property tax reminder
This is a reminder that secured property taxes are due no later than Monday, Dec. 11. There are many options for payment including online (free e-check or credit card), mail, by telephone or in-person. Payments not postmarked by the deadline are subject to a 10 percent penalty, plus an administrative charge of $20.
Sonoma County Airport to host public workshops
The Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport announced two workshops designed to shine a spotlight on the Approach Feasibility Study, which is conducted to understand the current airspace and procedures serving STS, and the practicality of developing new procedures or modifying existing ones. The study aims to ensure that any proposed new procedures meet safety, regulatory, operational and technical requirements.
The workshops are open to the public to participate in-person or via Zoom:
- Windsor: Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Mary Agatha Furth Center Ballroom, 8400 Old Redwood Highway in Windsor.
- Sebastopol: Thursday, Nov. 2 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Center for the Arts, Brent Auditorium, 282 S. High St. in Sebastopol.
Both sessions will include the same information and will be available to view online.
This is an excellent opportunity to engage with your local airport and have a voice in the approach feasibility study. Your input matters.
Learn more at: https://stsgoodneighbor.com/study/
Bodega Bay emergency readiness event happens October 29
The latest Sonoma Ready preparedness event with the Sonoma County Department of Emergency Management happens this Sunday, Oct. 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sonoma County Fire District Station 10 at 510 Highway 1 in Bodega.
These informative sessions provide information about the county's alert and warning program, hands-on experience with fire extinguishers, and more tips on being prepared and keeping our community safe.
Climate Action & Resiliency Town Hall scheduled November 1
The Sonoma County Climate Action and Resiliency Division is hosting a virtual community town hall meeting on Nov. 1, hosted by Supervisor Lynda Hopkins and Supervisor Susan Gorin. The open discussion is expected to feature efforts and initiatives by a variety of community organizations and county services, as well as seek input on the development of the County's Climate Master Action Plan.
The Sonoma County Strategic Plan identifies Climate Action and Resiliency as one of its five main pillars and will guide the County’s implementation of programs and activities designed to achieve its climate goals. These goals and objectives cover a broad range of topics, including energy, wildfire and grid resilience, greenhouse gas reductions, fleet and building electrification, carbon sequestration, and natural and working land adaptation.
Your participation can make the difference for the entire community.
Please register at: https://bit.ly/SocoClimatetownhall
Other Sonoma County news of note
Nov. 1 virtual town hall offers public an opportunity to shape Sonoma County’s response to climate change
Sonoma County gives initial approval to lowering cap on rent increases for mobile homes
Board of Supervisors extends American Rescue Plan Act funding for community projects
Sonoma County bans sale of e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco in unincorporated areas
Board of Supervisors slated to review and discuss widespread impacts of American Rescue Plan Act funding on Sonoma County