Recovery meeting and workshop for residents who are rebuilding
The City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma encourage residents rebuilding from the October 2017 wildfires to bring their questions to a rebuilding community meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15.
The joint City-County meeting will be 6-8 p.m. at Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Ave. in Santa Rosa.
City and County staff will provide an overview of the rebuilding permit process for those who live in the city limits and those who live in the unincorporated areas of the county. Residents will be able to get their specific questions answered by Permit Department officials and representatives from other departments of the City and County.
Officials from FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers will also provide an update on the government-sponsored debris removal program. The Contractors State License Board will be in attendance to offer property owners advice on selecting a contractor for their rebuild.
The City of Santa Rosa and County of Sonoma have both set up permit centers dedicated to the rebuilding effort.
Santa Rosa’s Resilient City Permit Center is located at City Hall, 100 Santa Rosa Ave., Room 6, and is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The County’s Resiliency Permit Center is located adjacent to the existing Permit Sonoma offices at 448 Fiscal Dr. in Santa Rosa. The Resiliency Permit Center hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
There will also be a Recovery Workshop specifically focusing on infrastructure and health and human services scheduled for Feb. 27. All workshops will be held in the Board of Supervisors Chambers located at 575 Administration Dr., Room 102A in Santa Rosa.
Check www.sonomacountyrecovers.org for more details.