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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Contract Awarded for Fire Station 5 Resiliency and Relocation Project

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On January 24, 2023, Santa Rosa  City Council awarded a Design-Build contact with Wright Contracting LLC of Santa Rosa in the amount of $15.2 million, plus a 20% contract contingency, for a total not to exceed contract amount of $18.3 million. Ad...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Pre-Construction Site Preparations for the Future Site of Fire Station 5

Future Site of Fire Station 5

The City is contracting with the Professional Tree Care Company to remove 14 trees at the future Fire Station 5 site on the Corner of Fountaingrove Parkway and Stagecoach Road in December 2022. Although construction is not anticipated to begin until summe...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

City Launches 'Envision Hopper' Community Engagement Campaign

Envision Hopper Avenue Corridor Improvements

The City of Santa Rosa is seeking community input to help shape reconstruction and improvements to the Hopper Avenue corridor, which experienced extensive damage during the 2017 Tubbs Fire and subsequent post-fire debris removal process. The first in a se...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Hopper Avenue Corridor Recovery Improvements Project

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We want to hear from you! Community input is key as we move forward with the Recovery process for the Hopper Avenue Corridor Improvements project. Help us envision potential corridor improvements along Hopper Avenue from Coffey Lane to Highway 101.

The Hop...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Recovery Status for Six Fire Damaged Parks in Fountaingrove

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Recovery work on the Six Fire Damaged Parks project in Fountaingrove, that began in May, is nearing completion. In fact recovery work on Parker Hill Trail, Rincon Ridge Open Space and Francis Nielsen Park have been completed.

Installation of the new playgr...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Recovery Work Begins on the Fire Damaged Roadway Landscaping Project

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After extensive delays, we are pleased to announce that recovery work for the Fire Damaged Roadway Landscaping project in Coffey Park and Fountaingrove areas began yesterday, October 5.  This project will remove and replace portions of roadway la...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Fire-Damaged Roadway Landscaping Project Recovery Update

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This recovery project will remove and replace portions of roadway landscaping, including supporting electrical and irrigation infrastructure damaged by the 2017 wildfires in Fountaingrove and Coffey Park burn scar areas.

Work is planned to start this month...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Recovery Update for Six Fire-Damaged Parks in the Fountaingrove Area

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Debris removal and restoration for all six fire-damaged parks and open space parcels in the Fountaingrove area began in May and due to the tight schedule, work is occurring concurrently at all six locations. To date, all fire-damaged materials have been r...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Recovery Process to Start on Two Remaining Fire Damaged Park Projects

Fire Recovery Park Projects

The City of Santa Rosa is pleased to announce that construction on the city’s two remaining fire damaged park projects is scheduled to begin. The Six Fire Damaged Parks Recovery project will begin construction this month and the Fire Damaged Roadway Lands...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Caltrans/FHWA Approves $4.75M in Roadway Recovery Funding

Sewer Replacement Projects

Caltrans and Federal Highway Administration have approved $4.75 million in roadway recovery funding to help restore portions of the City’s pavement network that were damaged following the 2017 Wildfire. 

This funding approval allows the ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Property Acquisition Complete for Santa Rosa's New Fire Station 5

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The City of Santa Rosa Fire Station 5 Resiliency and Recovery project reached a major milestone today with completion of the land acquisition for the 2.11-acre Keysight property as the new permanent location for Fire Station 5. The property was purchased ...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

$38M in Disaster Relief Funds Approved to Build Affordable Homes

Construction of multi-family housing

In October 2017, the Tubbs fire destroyed over 3,000 residential units in Santa Rosa, constituting a loss of approximately five percent of the City’s housing stock. In response to the 2017 wildfires, the United States Department of Housing &...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

City Installs Traffic Signal Battery Backup Systems

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The City of Santa Rosa is currently retrofitting 170 signalized intersections with Battery Backup Systems (BBS) to provide more than four hours of uninterrupted power to traffic signals during a power outage which will help better facilitate an evacuation...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Restoring City Amenities & Repairing Public Infrastructure

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Over $70 million in damages were caused to Santa Rosa’s critical water and transportation infrastructure, facilities, parks and open spaces during the October 2017 wildfires. The City continues to make repairs as well as seek federal disaster recovery fun...

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