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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Recovery Update: Coffey Neighborhood Park

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The City of Santa Rosa’s plans to rebuild Coffey Neighborhood Park are moving forward with several key items of progress occurring this month. Earlier in October, staff with the Recreation & Parks Department learned that the Federal Emergency Manageme...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Help build a strong community together

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The City of Santa Rosa is currently seeking applicants for a number of different boards, commissions, and committees that support City Council and city departments. Serving on a board, commission or committee offers a variety of opportunities for citizens...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Notice to Voters in District 2

Important Notice for Voters in District 2

***ATTENTION VOTERS IN THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA COUNCIL DISTRICT 2***

A very small number of voters may receive a district boundary change letter from Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office. . Impacted voters were mailed a new ballot, a new Voter Informatio...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Upcoming Community Meetings to Discuss Emergency Alerts & Fire Detection Cameras

Let's talk about emergency alerts and fire detection cameras

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Please join the City of Santa Rosa for an upcoming community meeting to talk about emergency notifications and fire detection systems

The wildfires experienced in 2017 revealed the City’s need to strengthen our emergency notifi...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Water Quality Restored to Fountaingrove Area

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Water quality in the fire-impacted area of Fountaingrove has been restored and the water quality advisory has been lifted. Following repairs to the water system, post-construction sampling data shows water quality meets all state and federal safe drinking...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Homeless System of Care Technical Advisory Committee Application Now Available

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Public application for membership on the Sonoma County Homeless System of Care’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) is now open. The TAC is a critical part of the Homeless System of Care, the new unified address for homeless services planning and funding ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Update: Corporate Center Parkway Encampment

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Ongoing efforts continue at Corporate Center Parkway as part of the City’s Homeless Encampment Assistance Pilot Program, a multi-disciplinary team focused on a compassionate approach to addressing the health, safety and shelter needs of persons ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

City Accepting Proposals for Affordable Housing Through Project-Based Voucher Program

Amorosa Village News Item

In pursuit of increasing affordable housing opportunities for all, the City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority has issued a Request for Proposals for Project-Based Vouchers. Owners and developers are invited to submit proposals to receive funding to aid in t...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Mobile Bathroom-Showers at Southwest Community Park

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The Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST), operated by Catholic Charities and funded by the City of Santa Rosa, is expanding access to clean showers and bathrooms for persons experiencing homelessness. Beginning October 4, 2018, the Clean Start Program w...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

2018 Ballot Measures

City of Santa Rosa

The City of Santa Rosa provides a full range of essential services to local residents and businesses, including fire and paramedic Santa Rosa City Council recently voted to place two measures on the November 6, 2018 Ballot:

Measure O - Vital City Services ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Public Art Walk

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Santa Rosa’s public art is calling you downtown! See a gorgeous horse statue, a colorful mosaic fish, a gigantic mural underway and plenty more. View this video preview (or click on image below), then come see for yourself!     ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Santa Rosa Water Releases Post-Fire Water System Report

City of Santa Rosa Water

Santa Rosa, CA—Following the October 2017 wildfires, the City of Santa Rosa undertook an examination of the water system in the Fountaingrove area and the impacts to the system during the Tubbs fire. The purpose of the investigation was to better understa...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significa...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

November 2018 General Municipal Election Process

City of Santa Rosa

The City of Santa Rosa’s city council candidate nomination period is currently open and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018. The Santa Rosa City Clerk issues and accepts for filing official nomination documents during regular busi...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

City in Running for Public Art Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies

Santa Rosa, CA - Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge Finalist

City of Santa Rosa Selected as a Finalist in the Running to Receive Up to $350,000 from Bloomberg Philanthropies in Funding for Public Art Project that Addresses Civic Issue

Santa Rosa Proposal Addresses Resiliency and Natural Disaster Recovery Through Pub...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

New Chief Building Official Appointed

City of Santa Rosa Planning and Economic Development

The City of Santa Rosa has announced that Jesse Oswald has been selected as the Chief Building Official for the City of Santa Rosa, starting, July 23, 2018.

Oswald was selected through a nationwide recruitment following the retirement of Mark Setterland, w...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

New Scuplture to be Installed on 5th Street

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The City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program is excited to announce the installation of the Meter Made Public Art Project on 5th Street in downtown Santa Rosa. “Tower” is a sculpture created by Dana Woodman/Built By BIG, LLC and will be l...

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Posted on: July 15, 2018

Zero Waste Upcoming Public Workshops

Zero Waste

The City of Santa Rosa cares about being a sustainable community. With the help of community members, like you, we can create a plan for the future together. Residents are encouraged to attend upcoming community workshops to learn more about Santa Rosa’s ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Recovery in Parks, Open Spaces & Public Landscaping

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Recovery is underway in the City’s fire-impacted parks, open space and public landscaping. For answers to some frequently asked questions on issues related to these areas, please visit the FAQ section of the City’s Rebuild website and follow the options a...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged approximately 75 acres within 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage estimate is more than $40-million. The City’s mos...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

First Hour Free Parking

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On October 14, 2017 the Santa Rosa City Council approved rate reductions for two downtown garages. Beginning November 24, 2017, Garage 1 (521 7th St) and Garage 12 (555 1st St) will offer the first hour of parking free and then thereafter $0.50/hr.

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Accessory Dwelling Units

Accessory Dwelling Unit

The City of Santa Rosa is preparing an amendment to the Zoning Code to facilitate the construction of accessory dwelling units on single-family residential parcels in compliance with new state law.

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an attached or detache...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Permit Santa Rosa

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The City of Santa Rosa recently launched Permit Santa Rosa, on which you can review permit activity on an interactive map, apply for permits, schedule inspections, and explore our data portal.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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