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Board of Supervisors
County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors
575 Administration Drive, Room 100 A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 565-2241 Work
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2014 Responsibilities

Supervisor David Rabbitt
Vice Chair:
Supervisor Susan Gorin
Chair Pro Tem:
Supervisor Efren Carillo

As the county legislative body, the responsibilities of the Board of Supervisors are diverse. Board of Supervisors Assignments describes the committee, local, regional and state assignments for 2013.

Provide Public Services

A major task of the Board of Supervisors is to manage the public money which comes to the county from property tax, sales tax, fees, and federal and state income grants. The county budget has funds for services such as:

  • Local road construction and maintenance
  • Law enforcement
  • Land use planning and enforcement
  • Open space preservation
  • Local bus service
  • Public health programs
  • Human service programs
  • Regional parks

In addition, the Board of Supervisors manages the county landfill, the public water transmission system which delivers water to cities and several sewage treatment facilities.

Resolve Conflicts

The Board of Supervisors is committed to providing the highest quality service to the public in a timely manner. To insure that the public is heard on issues of concern, the Board of Supervisors provides a forum for problem solving as it relates to government agencies and processes. To meet that goal, the Board also provides information and appropriate referrals to individuals who can resolve conflicts between individual citizens and the county departments.

Promote Citizen Participation in Planning for the Future

Another significant activity of the Board of Supervisors is to plan for the future and include as much citizen participation in the process as possible. To accomplish this goal, the Board of Supervisors has a broad spectrum of advisory boards and commissions who contribute to the planning process.

Any citizen who is interested in serving on a county commission or committee should review the:

If you have further questions about serving on a board, commission or committee, please contact the Board of Supervisors.

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