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|2019-02-27Feb 27, 2019
In Roseland, the Roseland Village project is moving forward. In the coming months it is expected that the City of Santa Rosa will give approvals for site work to begin. The initial phase of construction will involve laying the ground for infrastructure improvements such as new roads and utilities. On March 7, Caltrans will present its draft TCR, or transportation concept report, for Highway 1 to the Sonoma County Coast Municipal Advisory Council. This draft TCR is Caltrans’ long-term planning document for the northern part of Highway 1, running from the southern part of Marin County up to the Sonoma/Mendocino county line. n early February, a proposal for a Sonoma Coast marathon came to light. At the county level, the event has been discussed with the Department of Transportation and Public Works, but it is not yet in the application stage.
|2018-10-24Oct 24, 2018
Representatives who are applying to serve on the Lower Russian River MAC and Sonoma County Coast municipal advisory councils (MAC) have submitted their applications. Our office has been fielding good questions pertaining to the selection process.
|2018-10-03Oct 3, 2018
Board of Supervisors approved formation the Sonoma County Coast and Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Councils. On Sept. 25, the Board of Supervisors approved the formation of both the Sonoma County Coast and Lower Russian River Municipal Advisory Councils. The application process for both are now open.
|2019-02-26Feb 26, 2019
The MAC will hear presentations about current and future infrastructure projects planned in the area by county and state agencies, including Regional and State Parks, the County Department of Transportation and Public Works and Caltrans.
|2019-02-21Feb 21, 2019
It's a big deal on The River. The Lower Russian River area has wanted a voice of influence at the Board of Supervisors and now, thanks to Fifth District Supervisor Lynd Hopkins, the first public meeting will be held February 25 at Guerneville Elementary School. The public is welcome and encouraged to be involved in making decisions about the present and future of the Lower River Communities which extend from Forestville to Cazadero/Duncans Mills.
|2019-02-04Feb 4, 2019
In her February newsletter, Supervisor Lynda Hopkins reflects on the county's economic future, a new water quality rule and CalTrans' plans for Highway 1 among other news.
|2019-01-08Jan 8, 2019
For 2019, the Fifth District office has one New Year’s Resolution: to focus on improving West County’s physical, intellectual and social infrastructure.
|2018-12-28Dec 28, 2018
|2018-11-30Nov 30, 2018
In the Fifth District, where we were thankfully spared from the destruction of last year’s fire, we’re working to make West County more resilient and and resistant to “new abnormal.” From improving roads and enhancing bicycle and pedestrian safety to providing more support and services to our homeless community members and giving our coastal and river communities stronger voices in county government, I think West County is better off going into 2019 than it was in 2018.
|2018-11-08Nov 8, 2018
Coast, River MAC Representatives to be selected this month. Over the past month, the Fifth District Office received more than 40 applications from people hoping to represent their community in one of the two new Fifth District municipal advisory councils.
|2018-10-30Oct 30, 2018
Happy November! Between municipal advisory councils, housing meetings, ever-changing septic policies and more, we’re looking to be very busy. Here’s what to expect in November:moratorium on cannabis cultivation near trails, Board of Supervisors meeting to rally for TOT dollars and More...
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