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  1. Final Installation Date Set for “Unum” in Old Courthouse Square

    Dedication ceremony scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 26, from 5 to 6 p.m. for the new public art sculpture. Read on...
  2. Natalie Rogers Selected as Mayor of the City of Santa Rosa

    Mayor Natalie Rogers is the City’s first Black mayor and will serve through December 2024 Read on...
  3. City of Santa Rosa Praises Congress’ Passage of FIRE Act

    The City of Santa Rosa celebrates Congress’ passage of S. 3092 FEMA Improvement, Reform and Efficiency Act of 2022, also known as the FIRE Act. Read on...
  4. Santa Rosa to Swear in New Council Members; Select Mayor and Vice Mayor

    Swearing and selection to occur at Dec. 13 Meeting; all three City Measures (H, I, and J) also passed following the 2022 election. Read on...
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  1. Jan. 26, 2023

    Santa Rosa 2022: A Year in Review | Spring/Summer Activity Guide | Water Supply Update | Lifeguard Training | Annexation Study Session Recap | And More Additional Info...
  2. Jan. 19, 2023

    Stay Informed & Engaged | Fire Station 5 Update | Unum Installation | Earth Day Opportunities | Police Beat Map Search Tool | And More Additional Info...
  3. Jan. 12, 2023

    Weather Update | Homeless Point-in-Time Count Volunteers | Water Use Efficiency Award Nominations | inRESPONSE Community Meeting | Water Supply Update | And More Additional Info...
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  1. Lon Peterson

    Director of Communications
    Phone: 707-543-4699

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    Scott Alonso

    Intergovernmental Relations & Legislative Officer
    Phone: (707) 543-4624

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    Kristi Buffo

    Communications Coordinator
    Phone: (707) 543-3276

    Recreation, Housing and Community Development, Homelessness Services

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    Kevin King

    Communications Coordinator
    Phone: 707-543-4625

    Planning & Economic Development, Parking, City Clerk

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    Elise Miller

    Communications Coordinator
    Phone: (707) 543-3799


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    Alexa Popplewell

    Communication Coordinator
    Phone: (707) 543-4198


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    Jaime Smedes

    Communications Coordinator
    Phone: (707) 543-4537

    Transportation and Public Works, Transit, Parks

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    Brayden Jaco

    Community Outreach Specialist
    Phone: (707) 543-4567

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    Katy Oceguera

    Community Outreach Specialist
    Phone: (707) 543-3727

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