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Weekly Roundup for October 7, 2022

Published: October 07, 2022

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

  1. 2017 wildfires commemoration events Oct. 8
  2. Drought and wildfire preparedness tips
  3. Latest news from County of Sonoma

County Shares Message of Resilience and Rebuilding

The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma invite the community to attend a ceremony recognizing rebuilding efforts and honoring our resilient community on the 5th anniversary of the devastating 2017 wildfires.

DATE: Saturday, Oct. 8
TIME: 10 a.m.
LOCATION: Coffey Neighborhood Park (1524 Amanda Place in Santa Rosa)

ASL and Spanish interpretation, along with headphones for Spanish-speaking members of the public, will be available at the event.

For those who cannot attend in person, the event will also be livestreamed starting at 10 a.m. via the City of Santa Rosa’s YouTube Channel: 
https://www.youtube.com/CityofSantaRosa

It also will be shared on the County of Sonoma’s Facebook page: 
https://www.facebook.com/CountyofSonoma/

Also on Saturday, Oct. 8, Sonoma Valley Fire District invites the public to join them as they commemorate the 2017 wildfires. The gathering will take place at their local fire house with small bites and refreshments served. Visit, connect and learn where we have come since the fire.

DATE: Saturday, Oct. 8
TIME: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LOCATION: 13445 Arnold Dr., Glen Ellen

Drought, Wildfire Preparedness Tips

Please join Sonoma Water and the County of Sonoma on Zoom for a virtual town hall on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. to update the public on the drought emergency.

Experts will provide the latest information on drought conditions and answer your questions. Learn about a new long-range forecast assessing the prospects for a fourth year of drought, programs to help private well owners and efforts to make Sonoma County the nation’s first 100 percent sustainable wine region.

Register here to view the town hall on Zoom and pose questions to panelists: https://sonomacounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_l2UFucwXQmu5KHf7q4wEOw?fbclid=IwAR2ITPV-sXQS1WAuiWHecNTFFUtX89tP5hweSuFQFvS3UVy6n4vV-OosgQ4

Spanish and ASL interpretation will be available on Zoom. Questions may also be submitted in advance to publicaffairs@sonoma-county.org.

Learn more at https://socoemergency.org/emergency/drought/.

Plus, do you and your family have an emergency supply kit?

Put together an emergency supply kit before a disaster or emergency occurs and have it easily accessible so you can take it with you when you must evacuate.

Learn more about emergency supply kits here: 
https://www.readyforwildfire.org/prepare-for-wildfire/get-set/emergency-supply-kit/

Additional preparedness tips include:

For more emergency preparedness information, please visit: https://socoemergency.org/get-ready.

Latest News from County of Sonoma

Board of Supervisors adopts well drilling moratorium 
https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/board-of-supervisors-adopts-well-drilling-moratorium

County, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria sign co-management agreement of Tolay Lake Regional Park 
https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/county-federated-indians-of-graton-rancheria-sign-co-management-agreement-of-tolay-lake-regional-park

Board of Supervisors approves funding for ‘fare-free’ public transit for college students, local routes 28 and 32 
https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/board-of-supervisors-approves-funding-for-fare-free-public-transit-for-college-students-local-routes-28-and-32

Department of Agriculture, Weights & Measures releases 2021 Sonoma County Crop Report 
https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/department-of-agriculture-weights-and-measures-releases-2021-sonoma-county-crop-report

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