Regional Parks' Boards & Commissions
Acts in advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors in promoting, aiding and encouraging public recreation, including the development of recreation, park and open space facilities; acts in advisory capacity to Regional Parks Director in the maintenance, development and operation of recreation areas and facilities serving the residents of the county; establish general procedures to carry out the purpose of the commission.
The purpose of the Sonoma County “Parks For All” Citizens Oversight Committee is to provide transparency and ensure fiscal accountability for the Sonoma County Parks Improvement, Water Quality, and Fire Safety Measure passed by the voters in November 2018. Measure M established a 1/8 cent special transaction and use tax (sales tax) countywide for a ten-year period (April, 1, 2019) to support parks throughout the county.
A non-profit public benefit corporation created for the purpose of soliciting tax deductible private contributions to the County's Park Fund.
Annual review of berthing rates; review miscellaneous rates and fees and make recommendations to Board of Supervisors; recommend revenue-producing ventures for consideration in marina; recommend navigational aids needed for marina; advise on safety items or safety conditions that may be needed; advise Board of Supervisors on current or future fishing industry trends which would have an impact on marina.