Thank you for providing this summary of the meeting. It's very helpful.

If you measure success over a 12 month period, how do you know if it is the summit or some other outreach effort which brought in funds, volunteers, or support? It can be assumed that the nonprofits will be fundraising outside of the summit over the next 12 months; how do you track return…

Can Sonoma West please write an article about the financial implications of the new cannabis ordinance? There is a lot of talk about the environmental issues, which need to be addressed, but there are significant financial implications as well as the Press Democrat noted that 1 acre of ca…

With the new cannabis ordinance, has anyone thought to fund public schools, roads and other public amenities? A recent PD article stated that 1 acre of cannabis would yield $1,000,000. If this is the case, outdoor growing would greatly increase the GDP of Sonoma County. Is there a way thi…

One aspect of the new cannabis debate that I have not read much about are the financial implications and impacts of the ordinance. A recent Press Democrat article said that 1 acre of cannabis will yield $1,000,000 in revenues. If this is correct, then the ordinance will surely have financ…

The demographics of El Molino and Analy are not that different. This is data from the public school dashboard:

El Molino: Socio-economically disadvantaged 38.8%, White 62.6%, Hispanic 25.2%

Analy: Socio-economically disadvantaged 32.3%, White 67%, Hispanic 22.8%

I'm not …

Who will lead these Co-Mission created councils once funding runs out? Is there a plan to hand over the the running of these groups to their members at the end of Co-Mission's funding period?

"If approved, the request would bring total funding for CoMission to $120,000 for the 2020-…

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Thank you for your commitment to local news and media literacy; these are incredibly important missions for the 21st century. As the internet brings much misinformation and confusion, local news supports the democratic process by bringing facts, local issues and community reporting to hel…

I agree with many sentiments of this opinion piece. One other example is the lack of transparency of costs and outcomes when it comes to Sonoma County's unsheltered population.

Sonoma County has had a steady population of unsheltered people, around 3000, for the last 5 years despite…

I applaud these students for making their voices heard, for advocating for their own education and for being actively involved in their school and broader community politics. I hope that no matter what happens, these students will continue to be advocates, continue to speak and continue t…