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New Sonoma Minimum Wage Rates effective January 1, 2022

Starting January 1, 2022, the minimum wage rate in the City of Sonoma is $16.00/hour for large employers (26 or more employees) and $15.00/hour for small employers (25 or fewer employees). The scheduled increase is included in the minimum wage ordinance adopted by the City Council in 2019 after a minimum wage study, which became … Continued

Sonoma Businesses: Are you prepared for a Public Safety Power Shutoff?

If you own or manage a business in Sonoma, it’s important to be prepared for PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program to proactively turn off the power for safety during periods of extreme wildfire danger. The City of Sonoma is sharing information to help community members plan for the potential impacts of an extended … Continued

Are you prepared for a Public Safety Power Shutoff?

By this time, it’s likely you have heard about or been impacted by PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program to proactively turn off the power for safety during periods of extreme wildfire danger. If weather forecasts indicate gusty winds and dry conditions, combined with heightened fire risk, PG&E may turn off the electricity serving … Continued

City Hall Reopens for In-Person Services on June 28

Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions from the county and state, Sonoma City Hall will reopen for in-person services beginning Monday, June 28. After almost 15 months of a primarily “virtual” service delivery model, City Hall will resume pre-pandemic hours and be open to the public on Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – noon and … Continued

Bob Felder Appointed to the City Council

At the their Regular Meeting on June 21st, the City Council appointed Bob Felder to fill the council member vacancy created by the resignation of Logan Harvey.  Council Member Felder was sworn in at the meeting and his appointment is effective immediately.  He has a long history of public service and has served on the … Continued

City Council Meeting – June 22nd, 6:00 p.m.

An adjourned regular meeting of the Sonoma City Council will be held on Tuesday, June 22nd at 6:00 pm. View the full agenda on our CivicWeb Portal. Public hearings will include two items that were continued from the meeting of Monday, June 21st: FY 20/21 City of Sonoma Operating and Capital Improvement Budget Updating the … Continued

New Sonoma Minimum Wage Rates effective January 1, 2021

Starting January 1, 2021, the minimum wage rate in the City of Sonoma is $15.00/hour for large employers (26 or more employees) and $14.00/hour for small employers (25 or fewer employees). The scheduled increase is included in the minimum wage ordinance adopted by the City Council in mid 2019 after a minimum wage study, which … Continued

Local Businesses invited to participate in “Send Sonoma” Holiday Shopping Portal

The Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched “Send Sonoma” (www.sendsonoma.com) to support local shopping during the holiday season.  The portal promotes online shopping, phone orders, curbside pickup, and gift cards as convenient options for those who may not be comfortable shopping in person to find unique gifts while supporting local businesses. There are dedicated … Continued

Preliminary Results on Local Ballot Measures

The County continues to process a large number of mailed ballots, and the election is not final until the results are certified by the County. Election results will change throughout the canvass period as vote-by-mail ballots, provisional ballots, and other ballots are processed. As of November 6, the “Unofficial Partial Results” for City ballot measures … Continued

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