Winery Event Ordinance

PD EDITORIAL Place some limits on disruptive winery events

And as food producers suffer, wine industry uses 60% of ag water in a typical year….save the water for food! Finally some sanity: PD EDITORIAL Place some limits on disruptive winery events Excerpt: One commenter summed up residents’ frustration and what they thought the county should do about it, writing, “Please STOP permitting winery events […]

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Winery issues don’t need more committees

Kicking the can down the road again…… “It is troubling, however, that after over five years of pushing the county to complete these standards, which were required as part of the 2008 General Plan, it is now considering the formation of another committee. Work has already been done by county officials during the Winery Working

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Preserve Rural Sonoma County Response to Business Journal article about Winery event centers and CACs

        Editor: Your recent cover story: “Path Forward for Winery Events,” outlines the issues and cumulative impacts of winery events on neighborhoods; yet neglects to mention that by appointing committees that let an industry group create its own development guidelines, the County has abrogated its obligation to write balanced standards that address underlying

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