Keeping our community safe is the City’s highest priority. This includes local businesses and their employees. City staff assignments have shifted to prioritize public education and enforcement regarding Coronavirus related health orders, as well as community support projects such as the food security task force. The City Council allocated $150,000 from the City’s Housing Trust Fund (funded by a portion of hotel tax revenues) for rental assistance provided by Friends in Sonoma Helping (FISH).
City staff have been working closely with economic development partners at the Chamber of Commerce and Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau, as along with the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Association, to maintain close communication with the local business community as Coronavirus guidelines change and resources become available. Learn more at our coronavirus community resources and business resources pages.