Community Newsletter

The City of Rohnert Park is pleased to present our Community Newsletter as a service to our residents. The newsletter is distributed every two months as an insert in the utility bill mailers and available on the City’s website.

The intent of the newsletter is to provide a supplemental tool for maintaining open communication with residents. The City is devoted to the community by keeping its residents informed of current and upcoming events as well as providing general points of interest for consideration.

 Please click below to read the most recent City’s Community Newsletter.
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Mayor Joseph T. Callinan  |  Vice Mayor Jake Mackenzie  |  Councilmembers Susan Hollingsworth Adams,  Gina Belforte,  Pam Stafford
COMMUNITY SURVEY
Our 2020 online community survey is now available. This is our 5th annual online community survey. The survey helps us learn how we’re doing in serving our residents, and identify areas we can improve. We highly value hearing from our residents and use the results to help us set priorities. Go the City’s website at www.rpcity.org/survey and let us know your thoughts. Survey closes on Saturday Feb. 29.
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BIG 3-0 AND SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT
Spreckels Performing Arts Center is turning 30, and we're excited to celebrate with our audiences. Join us on Mar. 8 and kick off our 2020/21 season. Be delighted with an evening full of LIVE songs from past and future performances. This event knocked everyone's socks off at its inauguration in 2019. Free admission and birthday cake. No-host wine, beer and concessions. 
GENERAL PLAN UPDATE
Like all cities and counties in California, the City of Rohnert Park has a general plan. The plan is local government's long-term blueprint for the future. A lot has changed since our General Plan was last updated in 2000. It's important that as we update the City's General Plan, we take into account the changes in our community, emerging issues and opportunities, and changes to State law.

Over the last several months we've conducted numerous outreach efforts to determine what you, the community, want and envision for us in the next 20 years. A report titled The Alternative Report is now available for your review. Visit www.envisionrp.com to learn more about the report and analysis.

Image: Snapshot of Alternative Report
BARK AFTER DARK
The Animal Shelter League of Rohnert Park presents its 4th annual Bark After Dark dinner and auction event on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 - 10 p.m. at the Community Center. Enjoy delicious Italian cuisine, dessert, and a no-host beer and wine bar. Over 100 items will be up for bid and raffle. All proceeds benefit our furry friends at the Animal Shelter. Tickets are $35 in advance or $45 per person after Feb. 19. Buy your ticket today at BarkAfterDark2020.
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HAVE FUN AT WORK
Join the Rohnert Park Community Services Department and help fulfill our mission to provide quality recreational programs and enjoyable use of public recreational facilities. We're hiring (and training) for Certified Lifeguards, Swim Lesson Instructors, Summer Day Camp Leaders, and more. Visit rpcity.org/jobs and apply today.
LEARN ABOUT SHARE
Shared Housing And Resource Exchange (SHARE) has recently partnered with the Rohnert Park Senior Center to offer their services. SHARE Sonoma County offers a Home Sharing Program to provide affordable housing, and help seniors age in place. Home sharing has many benefits, visit the Rohnert Park Senior Center on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. (or the fourth Wednesday of each month) to learn more.
AARP FREE TAX PREPARATION
The AARP Tax-Aide program started up again at the Senior Center on Fridays* through April 10, 2020. Services start at 8:30 a.m. for walk-ins. Be sure to bring all tax documents - including last year's return.  *Closed on 2/14/20 holiday.
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