Category: Special Honors & Recognitions

Pat Meier-Johnson Chosen as the 2022 Treasure Artist

Sonoma’s Cultural and Fine Arts Commission is pleased to announce that the Treasure Artist for 2022 is artist Pat Meier-Johnson. In selecting Ms. Meier-Johnson, the Commission noted not only her artistic talent, but also her love of community, and generous nature. She has won awards for her art and her paintings have been exhibited throughout … Continued

Recognizing the Sonoma Ecology Center Earthlings Club

At thier meeting on November 17th, City Council received a presentation about the Sonoma Ecology Center’s Earthlings Club and their efforts to support the city’s new waste sorting requirements and disposable food service ware ordinance. The following is the presentation given by the city’s sustainability coordinator, Travis Wagner. Community volunteers are a crucial part of … Continued

City Seeking Nominations for the 2022 Honorary Alcalde

The City of Sonoma is once again seeking nominations from the public for the 2022 Honorary Alcalde. Each year, since 1975, the City Council selects a citizen of the year who is given the title of Honorary Alcalde (“Alcalde” is the Spanish word for Mayor). The honoree is given a silver-headed cane as a symbol … Continued

Sonoma Train District and Maysonnave Train Cottage to receive Preservation Design Award

The Sonoma Train District and Maysonnave Train Cottage will be presented with a prestigious Preservation Design Award for Cultural Resource Studies at the 38th Annual California Preservation Awards. The annual California Preservation Awards recognizes significant achievements in architecture, history, design, and engineering, and showcases the leading people and patrons who make it all possible. The … Continued

Celebrate Sonoma – Lili & Logan Harvey Day is June 7th!

The next people to be honored as part of the “Celebrate Sonoma” program will be Mayor Logan Harvey and his wife, Lili Harvey. City Council will recognize Lili and Logan Harvey and declare June 7, 2021  “Lili and Logan Harvey Day” at their June 7th meeting, – Mayor Harvey’s last City Council meeting before moving … Continued

Celebrate Sonoma – “Roy Tennant Day” is February 1st!

The next person to be honored as part of the “Celebrate Sonoma” program will be Roy Tennant,  retired digital librarian, whitewater river guide, treehouse builder, husband, and the father of grown twin daughters now in college. He now spends a lot of his time hiking and maintaining trails in Sonoma Valley. City Council will recognize … Continued

City Council Meeting – September 9th

A meeting of Sonoma City Council will be held on Wednesday, September 9th at 6:00 pm. View the full agenda including items on the consent calendar and the Celebrate Sonoma recognition of Norah Collins on our CivicWeb Portal.  The items to be considered on the regular calendar are: Award a Conditional Certificate to SOSPARC LLC, that … Continued

Celebrate Sonoma! “Norah Collins Day” is September 9th

The next person to be honored as part of the “Celebrate Sonoma” program will be Norah Collins who, in 2012, began the “prayer shawl ministry” at Trinity Episcopal Church where Mrs. Collins leads a group of women who knit or crochet shawls and blankets for people who are ill or otherwise suffering.  The completed shawls … Continued

City Council Meeting – August 3, 2020, 6:00 PM

A meeting of Sonoma City Council will be held on Monday, August 3rd at 6:00 pm. View the full agenda including items on the consent calendar and presentations including the “Celebrate Sonoma” recognition of Geraldine “Gery” Rosemurgy on our CivicWeb Portal.  The items to be considered on the regular calendar are:  Designation of the City of … Continued

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