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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Apply to be a Model for Resilient Landscapes

Landscape News Item

Daily Acts, a local sustainability non-profit, has launched a new pilot program to assist homeowners affected by the 2017 North Bay Wildfires rebuild their landscapes.

Daily Acts is looking for four residents ready to install their new front yards and mode...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Register: Pathways to Rebuilding Landscapes Workshop Series

Landscape Workshop Template

Not sure how to use the free Landscape Design Templates? Join us for the FREE two-part Pathways to Rebuilding Landscapes Workshop Series – Part 1 on March 28, 2019 and Part 2 on April 6, 2019. 

Part 1 - An Overview of the Landscape Desig...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Disaster Assistance Loan Program for Coffey Park Homeowners

CalHome News Item Graphic

Eligible Coffey Park area homeowners whose homes were damaged or destroyed in the October 2017 wildfires, and who have not yet begun to rebuild, are able to apply for gap funding of up to $100,000 through the City of Santa Rosa’s CalHome Disaster Assistan...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 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: February 7, 2019

Rotary Groups Donate $60K for Public Art in Coffey Park

Fire-damaged Coffey Neighborhood Park

The City of Santa Rosa Public Art Program is excited to announce an additional $60,000 towards the Public Art Project slated for Coffey Neighborhood Park has been donated by two Rotary groups. The total available funding for the art project is now $110,00...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

City Statement Regarding Tubbs Fire Report

City of Santa Rosa

Statement by City of Santa Rosa Regarding Tubbs Fire Investigation Report:

The City of Santa Rosa received the Tubbs Fire Investigation Report issued by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection this afternoon, Thursday, January 24, 2019. W...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

FEMA Public Assistance Projects Dashboard

FEMA Public Assistance Project Dashboard

The October 2017 wildfires caused extensive damage to Santa Rosa's public infrastructure. Under the presidential disaster declaration approved for the wildfires, Santa Rosa has the ability to seek cost recovery for the repair and rebuilding of this infras...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Temporary Fire Station 5 to Open Friday, Dec 21

Temporary Fire Station 5

The City of Santa Rosa is pleased to announce the opening of the new temporary Fire Station 5 located at 3480 Parkerhill Road, south of Fountaingrove Parkway. Firefighters began moving in equipment last week and will staff the station beginning Friday, De...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Increased Risk of Flooding & Mud, Debris Flows after Fires

Be Prepared

The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma encourage residents living in and around the areas burned by the October 2017 wildfires to prepare their property for the rainy season and remain alert for possible threats from intense winter storms. Many p...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Fire Damaged Infrastructure Mapped

Resilient City Recovery Maps

Project recovery status for City infrastructure damaged by the October 2017 wildfires are accessible on the Resilient City Recovery Maps. The Right-of-Way (ROW) Construction Activity Map provides information on the restoration status for post-fire City In...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Water Quality Restored to Fountaingrove Area

Restored WQ - Newsflash

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: March 22, 2018

Help Restore Santa Rosa City Parks

Santa Rosa Parks Foundation Logo

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: 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: May 11, 2018

Coffey Park Underground Utilities Replacement

Underground utility trenching

PG&E crews will begin building new underground electric and gas utilities in the Coffey Park neighborhood starting Monday, April 2 and aims to complete construction and have permanent gas and electricity turned on by the end of the year. 

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Urgency Ordinances: Small Lot Standards

Santa Rosa landscape

On October 24, 2017, to facilitate and expedite reconstruction following the October 2017 wildfires, the City Council adopted an urgency ordinance establishing the Resilient City (-RC) Combining Zoning District, to be applied to the base zoning of each pr...

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