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Sonoma County Community Separators Public Hearing July 19

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Sonoma County Community Separators Public Hearing July 19

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors will review and finalize the community separators renewal and expansion on Tuesday, July 19. They are xpected to vote on the outstanding new community separator renewal and additons. If you wish to attend and show your support, please come to 575 Administration Drive, Santa Rosa, the TIME of the hearing has not been set at this dat (July 1, 2016) Please see  the B of S CALENDAR for the TIME at

Sonoma County’s community separator renewal and expansion will extend voter protections for another 30 years and protect as many as 41,000 additional acres of green buffers and farm lands from subdivision and sprawl – in addition to the existing 17,000 acres. 

See the full proposal and maps here:

They included most everything we asked for: Cloverdale Healdsburg, Penngrove area, Sebastopol dairy lands, Sonoma Developmental Center lands, priority greenbelts, delinking from UGBs, groundwater protection language . . . it’s exceeded expectations!

Please join us at the public hearing and help us get 50 people there to wear stickers and speak up for community separators like we did last year! We may have opposition from the usual suspects, so we need to be seen and heard!

View the county’s community separator map here:

Tuesday, July 19.

Check here for time a week before:


New Facebook Page!

Finally, I just published a community separator Facebook Page. Take a look and see if you "like"!

Now we have a place to post updates and to share thoughts and ideas with the whole community! It is a community page.



Please, please write a letter, even a short email to let the Board of Supervisors know your opinion - and hopefilly - support:

Board fo Supervisors:

1st District

3rd District

5th District

4th District

2nd District



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Sonoma West Publishers (Windsor, Sebastopol, Cloverdale, Healdsburg:

Community Voice (Rohnert Park – Cotati):

Sonoma Index Tribune *recommended maximum 350 words; longer letters may be edited, depending on content. Name, email, address and phone number required.

Sonoma Valley Sun: We welcome your opinion and comments. Please limit letters to 250 words or less, and include your address and phone number (not for publication). letters@sonomasun•com