Category: Finance Department News

City Council Meeting – April 6, 6PM (In-Person Only)

A regular, in-person-only meeting of the Sonoma City Council will be held on Wednesday, April 6th at 6:00 pm. View the full agenda including items on the consent calendar and public hearing items on our CivicWeb Portal. The item to be considered on the regular calendar is: FY 2021-22 Budget to Actuals and Discussion, Consideration and Possible Action … Continued

City Council Meeting – May 17th, 6:00PM

A regular meeting of the Sonoma City Council will be held on Monday, May 17 at 6:00 pm. View the full agenda to view items on the consent calendar on our CivicWeb Portal. The items to be considered on the regular calendar are: Parking Strategies in the Sonoma Downtown/Plaza Area Future City Council meetings as the COVID-19 Pandemic … Continued

City Council Meeting – October 19th, 6:00PM

A meeting of Sonoma City Council will be held on Monday, October 19th at 6:00 pm. View the full agenda including items on the consent calendar on our CivicWeb Portal.  The items to be considered on the regular calendar are: Verizon Small Cell Sites in Commercial Areas Appeals Update on Progress on Implementing City’s Climate … Continued

Payment Drop Box Installed at City Hall

A new payment drop box has been installed near the front entry door at City Hall. Customers may drop water bill payments, transient occupancy tax payments and business license payments that do not require staff assistance. No cash payments, please. The box will be emptied at 4:30 every day with the exception of holidays and … Continued

Council Studies Impacts of Pandemic on City Finances

Along with many businesses, city finances have been hit hard by the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. With a tourism-based local economy, the City of Sonoma is reliant on hotel and sales taxes which represents 54% of the City’s General Fund budget. While City revenues were trending at or above projections prior to the … Continued

New Online Services for Business License Customers

The City of Sonoma is excited to announce new online services for business license customers! Customers can now submit business license applications, updates, and renewals at sonomabuslic.sonomacity.org All you need is your online renewal PIN number located in the right-hand corner of your 2020 business license renewal notice and payment information. Renewal notices will be … Continued

November Water Billing Statements

Please be advised that this month’s water statements will be mailed out a bit later than usual. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Our goal is to have them mailed out by the end of this week. If you are signed up to receive paperless billing, you will receive a notification letting you … Continued

Meet Ryan Kodama, our New Accountant in the Finance Department

The City of Sonoma Finance Department is very pleased to announce that after a competitive process, Ryan Kodama, City Accounting Technician, was selected to be the City’s new Accountant.  For the past year and a half, Ryan has been working in the Finance Department as an Accounting Technician, and has proven to be very capable … Continued

City Council Meeting – September 16th

A regular meeting of Sonoma City Council will be held on Monday, September 16th at 6:00 pm. View the full agenda and staff reports including items on the consent calendar and public hearing on our CivicWeb Portal. Items to be considered on the regular schedule include: Quarterly City Council Agenda Planning Calendar for October – December 2019 Depot … Continued

City Seeking Applicants for Four Open Positions

The City is currently seeking qualified applicants for four (4) positions. For more detailed information, select the job title below or visit our Current Job Recruitments Page. Full-Time Accounting Technician ($59,774 – $72,655), Applications Due Friday, September 27th Limited-Term Part-Time Administrative Assistant, Office of the City Clerk ($26.29-$31.96 per hour), Applications Due Friday, September 6th … Continued

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