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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Mobile Shower Trailer - New Location Added

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The Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST), operated by Catholic Charities and funded by the City of Santa Rosa, is expanding access to clean showers and bathrooms for persons experiencing homelessness. Beginning December 11, 2018, the Clean Start Program...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Winter Shelters Open

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Participating non-profits across Sonoma County have teamed up to expand and create winter shelters for people experiencing homelessness, all of which are now open as of December 1. This effort helps unsheltered persons find relief from cold and wet weathe...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Free Parking for the Holidays

Free downtown parking for the holidays

On November 13, 2018 City Council approved temporary parking rate changes during this holiday season. Effective Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, park free in any of Santa Rosa's five public garages on weekdays from 6pm to 8pm and all day on Saturday and Sunday.

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Santa Rosa Awarded CalHome Disaster Assistance Grant

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The Santa Rosa Housing Authority has been awarded a $1.2 million CalHome Disaster Assistance grant by the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Upon finalization of the contract and approval of the program documents by HCD, the fund...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Recovery Update: Coffey Neighborhood Park

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The City of Santa Rosa’s plans to rebuild Coffey Neighborhood Park are moving forward with several key items of progress occurring this month. Earlier in October, staff with the Recreation & Parks Department learned that the Federal Emergency Manageme...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Water Quality Restored to Fountaingrove Area

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Water quality in the fire-impacted area of Fountaingrove has been restored and the water quality advisory has been lifted. Following repairs to the water system, post-construction sampling data shows water quality meets all state and federal safe drinking...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Public Art Walk

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Santa Rosa’s public art is calling you downtown! See a gorgeous horse statue, a colorful mosaic fish, a gigantic mural underway and plenty more. View this video preview (or click on image below), then come see for yourself!     ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Santa Rosa Water Releases Post-Fire Water System Report

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Santa Rosa, CA—Following the October 2017 wildfires, the City of Santa Rosa undertook an examination of the water system in the Fountaingrove area and the impacts to the system during the Tubbs fire. The purpose of the investigation was to better understa...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Help build a strong community together

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The City of Santa Rosa is currently seeking applicants for a number of different boards, commissions, and committees that support City Council and city departments. Serving on a board, commission or committee offers a variety of opportunities for citizens...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significa...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

November 2018 General Municipal Election Process

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The City of Santa Rosa’s city council candidate nomination period is currently open and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018. The Santa Rosa City Clerk issues and accepts for filing official nomination documents during regular busi...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

City in Running for Public Art Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies

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City of Santa Rosa Selected as a Finalist in the Running to Receive Up to $350,000 from Bloomberg Philanthropies in Funding for Public Art Project that Addresses Civic Issue

Santa Rosa Proposal Addresses Resiliency and Natural Disaster Recovery Through Pub...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

New Chief Building Official Appointed

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The City of Santa Rosa has announced that Jesse Oswald has been selected as the Chief Building Official for the City of Santa Rosa, starting, July 23, 2018.

Oswald was selected through a nationwide recruitment following the retirement of Mark Setterland, w...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Recovery in Parks, Open Spaces & Public Landscaping

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Recovery is underway in the City’s fire-impacted parks, open space and public landscaping. For answers to some frequently asked questions on issues related to these areas, please visit the FAQ section of the City’s Rebuild website and follow the options a...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

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The October 2017 firestorm damaged approximately 75 acres within 10 Santa Rosa City park sites. Damage was sustained within Community Parks, Neighborhood Parks, Open Space and Landscape Areas. Total damage estimate is more than $40-million. The City’s mos...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

First Hour Free Parking

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On October 14, 2017 the Santa Rosa City Council approved rate reductions for two downtown garages. Beginning November 24, 2017, Garage 1 (521 7th St) and Garage 12 (555 1st St) will offer the first hour of parking free and then thereafter $0.50/hr.

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Accessory Dwelling Units

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The City of Santa Rosa is preparing an amendment to the Zoning Code to facilitate the construction of accessory dwelling units on single-family residential parcels in compliance with new state law.

An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is an attached or detache...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

Permit Santa Rosa

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The City of Santa Rosa recently launched Permit Santa Rosa, on which you can review permit activity on an interactive map, apply for permits, schedule inspections, and explore our data portal.In an effort to increase transparency and access, and improve c...

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