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December 11, 2018
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Vandalism at Gold Ridge Community Center DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Large affordable housing project breaks ground in Rohnert Park Community Events Calendar December 7, 2018 through December 20, 2018 Volunteer's Corner Tips for a Grinchless holiday season Be a resource for fire survivors Fun-filled Cotati stroll A lighter, brighter Cotati Saving on energy and giving youth jobs Home Instead partners with local businesses Athena sits in ‘artsy’ Cotati Community Events Calendar November 30 through December 20 Celebrate the holiday season responsibly  Don’t be a victim of a charity scam Volunteer's Corner Be a resource for fire survivors Volunteers needed to ring a bell Train as a coach to help older adults prevent falls Seniors are targets for telescammers SSU to buy 90-unit Petaluma complex for workforce housing Community Events Calendar October 5, 2018 through October 18, 2018 Volunteer's Corner Let’s talk Turkey Community Events Calendar November 23, 2018 through December 13, 2018 Community Events Calendar September 28, 2018 through October 11, 2018 City of Cotati offers Thanksgiving week fun for kids Community Events Calendar August 31, 2018 through September 13, 2018 Community Events Calendar October 19, 2018 through November 1, 2018 Volunteer’s corner Gore in tune Community Events Calendar October 12 through October 25 SC Public Library Foundation needs directors JavAmore, Caprara’s Pizzeria hold fundraiser Save Rancho Adobe FPD Sonoma Clean Power partners with Uber RP Expressway improvements Remo is ready for dessert Devil Pups set a new goal Community Events Calendar August 10, 2018 through August 23, 2018 Get your hula on for the Penngrove luau North Bay Construction Corps receives statewide recognition Community Events Calendar September 14, 2018 through September 27, 2018 Annual Sonoma County hunger index: 1/3 of residents went hungry in 2017 Bands and DJs playing great music in Cotati Photo exhibit by Penngrove artist sheds light on disability community Sonoma County reads ‘Kindred’ Cotati’s early morning breakfast Cotatians turned out in droves Sat. to celebrate Oliver’s Market 30th anniversary party Bark After Dark: Dinner and auction to help save animals Community Events Calendar November 16, through December 6, Community Events Calendar August 24, 2018 through September 6, 2018 Community Events Calendar October 26 through November 8 Community Events Calendar November 9 2018 through November 22 2018 CPI North Bay fire recovery Sonoma Raceway hosts food drive Photography Show Newest report finds new growth on rare Cotati albino Chimera Tree The work behind “The Art of Resistance” Community Events Calendar September 21, 2018 through October 4, 2018 A Veteran remembers Veterans It takes a village to honor its past Veterans story Mark Weston A new strategy for the Cotati Chamber of Commerce The Native Daughters host CA Admission Day Veterans Day 2018, Rick Norman Discrimination and bullying in our schools Volunteer RP Founders’ Day Oct. 6 30 years for Danny's vacuum shop Backpack drive event this Sunday Who you going to call? Adapting to the weather changes SC nonprofit arts and culture generates $80.4 M Community Events Calendar November 2, 2018 through November 15, 2018 Community Events Calendar September 7, 2018 through September 20, 2018 SAY launches One Cold Night Kenneth Bradley, a local photographer showcasing Community Events Calendar August 17, 2018 through August 30, 2018 Staying safe on our local trails Service dog dreams come true for heart attack survivor 20/30 club & Kohl’s outfit students Garbage rate increase may keep compostable materials in county Community Events Calendar August 3, 2018 through August 16, 2018 A warm day with dancing and good food Mobility is freedom…with a Purple Heart truck run

Multiple Commission, Committee and Board appointive terms expire Dec. 2018 – We have seats to fill!

November 16, 2018

Rohnert Park has several advisory bodies to help shape the community. Commissions, committees and boards ensure public involvement in creating a thriving, family-friendly community that is a safe, enjoyable place to live, work and play.

These include:

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee maintains the city’s Bicycle Master Plan, reviews issues concerning bicycle transportation and safety, and participates in countywide bike trail coordination efforts. Committee meets the fourth Mon. of every month at 5:30 p.m.

The Mobile Home Parks Rent Appeals Board assists with preventing unreasonable rent increases for controlled mobile home rental spaces in Rohnert Park while still assuring the owner’s right to a fair investment return. The board currently meets on the first Thurs. of each month at 6 p.m.

The Parks & Recreation Commission reviews policies and programs and makes recommendations to city council and the Recreation Department. Meets the first Mon. of every month at 5:30 p.m.

The Planning Commission is charged with development of the General Plan, implementation and administration of the Zoning Ordinance and review of development applications. The Commission meets the second and fourth Thurs. of each month at 6 p.m.

The Senior Citizens Advisory Commission helps in identifying the needs and creating awareness of the elderly in the community. Commissioners must be at least 60 years old. The Commission meets at 12:30 p.m. on the third Thurs. of Jan., May, and Sept..

The Sister Cities Relations Committee fosters international understanding and friendship through exchanges of people, artifacts and ideas with citizens of foreign cities and to develop an increased appreciation of cultural diversity in order to better understand one’s own culture. Rohnert Park’s sister city is Hashimoto, Japan. Committee meets on the second Thurs. of each month at 7 p.m.

Rohnert Park residents interested in volunteering should submit a completed Fact Sheet application form to the City Clerk’s Office on or before Tues., Dec. 18, 2018.

More information and the Fact Sheet application form may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office, on the City’s website (www.rpcity.org), or by telephoning 707-588-2227.