FIRES COMMUNITY MEETING - October 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM
The city and county in coordination with state and federal partners will hold a community meeting from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 26. The meeting will be held at the Santa Rosa High School South Gym located at 1235 Mendocino Avenue, CA in Santa Rosa.
From the Sonoma County Economic Development Board:
The California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank’s (IBank) Board of Directors approved a new Disaster Relief Loan Guarantee Fund Program and an expanded micro loan program to assist businesses affected by the wildfires in Sonoma County and other state declared disaster areas at Tuesday’s meeting in Sacramento.
Sonoma County residents and workers impacted by recent fires may be eligible for Disaster CalFresh benefits to provide funds for food purchases under temporary regulations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (also known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP).
Disaster CalFresh applications will be taken at the following County of Sonoma Human Services Department Economic Assistance offices from Wednesday, October 25 through Wednesday, November 1, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Additional hours may be added):
The Local Assistance Center is a one-stop-shop with critical government services for residents who have been impacted by the fires. Replace lost or destroyed vital documents (ID, financial information, etc.) and get connected with financial support services such as insurance information and apply for FEMA aid. Disaster assistance is available to all members of our community. You will not be asked to show proof of legal citizenship to receive assistance.
The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol are removing a road closure. Highway 12 is now open between Dunbar Road and Madrone Road, which means all of Highway 12 is open. No evacuation orders have been lifted. Glen Ellen is still closed and under mandatory evacuation. The north and south side of Highway 12 (commonly called the east and west sides by locals) are still closed and under mandatory evacuation.
Advisory: City Prepares Residents for Return to Neighborhoods; Coffey Park & Fountaingrove
The City of Santa Rosa begins controlled re-entry for Fountaingrove residents to return and visit their property on Saturday, October 21 at 10am. Controlled re-entry into the Coffey Park neighborhood resumes on October 21.
Based on public feedback, the controlled access re-entry period for both areas is extended at least through Sunday, October 29, 2017. More details will be provided in the coming days.
Sonoma County Animal Services (SCAS) has been working around the clock since early Monday, October 9th, to rescue and shelter animals affected by the fires. Sonoma County Animal Services is a program of the Department of Health Services.
SCAS will host a pet supply fair this Saturday, October 21st, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at our warehouse at 133 Aviation Blvd. in Santa Rosa to provide free animal care supplies to our community.
The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa have opened a Local Assistance Center (LAC) in partnership with FEMA and the California Office of Emergency Services (CalEOS). The LAC is a one-stop shop where residents who have been affected by the fires can find about critical services to help you recover from the fire disaster.
What: Local Assistance Center (LAC)
When: 9:00 AM-7:00 daily, last entry by 6:00 PM Open daily from October 14-October 22 Please note: hours and days of operation may change based upon need for services
FROM SANTA ROSA POLICE DEPARTMENT - EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED
As of 3:00p.m., the following mandatory evacuations have been lifted:
The Rincon Valley, Sky Hawk and Los Alamos areas of Santa Rosa. This includes all evacuated areas north of Highway 12, east of Calistoga Road to Melita Road outside the fire perimeter. Calistoga Road at Harville Road remains closed.
The County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa have opened a Local Assistance Center as a one-stop resource for residents who have been impacted by the fires. Services include FEMA, DMV, Red Cross, child care, housing assistance, and others.