Tag Archives: Sonoma County Board of Supervisors

Public Opinion on cannabis rules

“Suddenly, their quality of life is being compromised by the hazards of commercial cannabis cultivation: significant loss of property value, crime, noise, glare, traffic, noxious odors, massive water use.” CANNABIS: How Close is Too Close? AN OPEN LETTER TO THE…

 

Large scale Oak woodland destruction Sonoma County

“Piecemealing” projects is illegal according to CEQA. This project CEQA should have applied here. “A level I Vineyard permit was issued last Fall and 17 ACRES of oaks were destroyed.  Now the applicant is seeking to cut another 50 ACRES…

 

Meeting on Sonoma Co. changes to housing ordinance

Remember this also includes weakening CEQA, California Environmental Quality Act for the building industry. We had the same areas burn down twice due to poor planning and another huge development (Chanate) being pushed through that will add another layer of heavy traffic…

 

Earth to Supervisors, locals speak out

Septic system rules EDITOR: Our local politicians have again avoided their responsibilities on the issue of Russian River water quality by delaying regulation of septic systems within 600 feet of our waterways (“Delay sought for septic system rules,” May 23)….

 

Vacation Rentals

Earth to Sonoma County Supervisors: we have a negative vacancy rate, people living in trailers waiting for housing, and you are touting 30,000 new homes to be built while allowing vacation rentals to take even more chances for housing from our…

 

Rural Alliance on Winery Event Ordinance

Letting the wine industry (Tennis Wick, Northbay Business Journal) write their own event ordinance is bad government. Time for a moratorium until this long stalled ordinance is completed fairly. May 7, 2018 Dear Chairman Gore & Sonoma County Supervisors  …