Weekly list of community meetings and events, usually free and always open to the public.
tuesday july 13
State Senator Bill Dodd will host a virtual town hall on schools, reopening and the role of innovation during the pandemic, with California Superintendent Tony Thurmond and other panelists. It starts at 6 p.m. and is available through various streaming channels, including sd03.senate.ca.gov, facebook.com/SenBillDodd, and SonomaTV.org. Email questions to [email protected], phone questions to 707-933-9133.
Wednesday July 14
Virtual town hall on homelessness, unmet mental health care needs and high unemployment with State Assemblyman Marc Levine. Starts at 3 p.m., streaming live on Facebook, YouTube, or Levine’s website at a10.asmdc.org.
Thursday July 15
The Sonoma County Planning Commission will meet via video conference to continue its public hearing beginning June 3 on a draft winery event ordinance. The article will start at 1:15 p.m. or later. Email public comments to [email protected], for agenda and access tour. tinyurl.com/d3vce8ru.
Monday July 19
Recology Sonoma County is hosting a Plastic Pollution Webinar, 12-1 p.m. “Bye Bye Plastic” features local zero-waste experts to share their expertise and answer questions about how to phase plastic out of your life. Subscribe to us02web.zoom.us, Meeting ID: 811 3588 4850, Passcode: WasteZero.
Wednesday July 21
The North Sonoma Valley MAC represents the interests of the communities of Glen Ellen, Eldridge and Kenwood. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. Learn more about sonomacounty.ca.gov/North-Sonoma-Valley-Municipal-Advisory-Council.
tuesday july 27
The Springs MAC will meet at 6:30 p.m. The City Advisory Council acts as a bridge for communication between residents and businesses in the county and Springs area. Learn more about sonomacounty.ca.gov/Springs-Municipal-Advisory-Council.
Wednesday July 28
The Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission (SVCAC) meets beginning at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will also be via Zoom; for more information on the meeting, go to sonomacounty.ca.gov/Sonoma-Valley-Citizens-Advisory-Commission/
Monday August 2
The Sonoma City Council will then meet in regular session on August 2 at 6 p.m., in a hybrid-format meeting in Council Chambers, 177 First St. W. The meeting will also be livestreamed on the portal. The city’s CivicWeb (sonomacity.civicweb.net).