Community Gathering and Potluck

To celebrate the changes as well as identify the challenges and opportunities for the Springs that lie ahead.

Everyone Is Welcome!

Wednesday, June 19
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm POTLUCK
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm PROGRAM

Potluck begins at 6:30 pm, program will begin at 7:00 pm with a recap of the positive developments in the Springs over the past few years. Followed by an open discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing our communities. This is an opportunity for attendees to indicate their interest to serve on any of the working groups that will be formed to address the opportunities.

Springs Community Hall
18627 Sonoma Highway

Last names that start with:
A – L: Bring an entree or side dish
M – Z: Bring salad or dessert


April Meeting of the Springs Municipal Advisory Council

Notice of Meeting and Agenda

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:30pm

Springs Community Hall

18627 CA-12, Sonoma County

  1. Call to Order, Roll Call & Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Approval of Minutes of March 26, 2019                                                             Resolution
  3. Public Comment – (Limited to items not appearing on the agenda)                     Receive
  4. Introductions by Councilmembers
  5. Mission Statement                                                                                           Resolution
    1. Consider developing a mission statement to complement
      SMAC Purpose
  6. Develop Priorities and Goals for 2019                                                                Resolution
  7. Outreach Plan & Communication Plan                                                               Resolution
  8. Updates on projects in the Springs                                                                    Receive
  9. Consideration of Future Agenda Items                                                              Receive
  10. Councilmember Reports                                                                                   Receive
  11. Adjournment                                                                                                   Resolution

Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the Board of Supervisors’ Office located at 575 Administration Drive, Room 100-Al, Santa Rosa, CA, during normal business hours.

Note:  Consideration items will proceed as follows:

  1. Presentation by proponent
  2. Questions by Commissioners
  3. Questions and comments from the public
  4. Response by proponent, if required
  5. Comments by Commissioners
  6. Resolution, if indicated

Contact: Liz Hamon, Administrative Aide to Supervisor Susan Gorin –

Web Links:

County of Sonoma: select Boards and Commissions

City of Sonoma: select Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission

Minutes of the Meeting

March 26, 2019

Minutes of the March 26, 2019, Meeting

Congratulations To The Members of the Springs Municipal Advisory Council!

The seven council members, the area they represent and the duration of their terms, are: Maite Iturri, representing schools and El Verano (2 year seat); Ryan Lely, representing Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission and Boyes Hot Springs (2 year seat); Omar Paz, representing businesses/nonprofits and Boyes Hot Springs (3 year seat); Ellen Conlan, at large representing Fetters/Agua Caliente (3 year seat); Avram Goldman, at-large representing Fetters/Agua Caliente (3 year seat); Iris Lombard, at-large representing Boyes Hot Springs (2 year seat); and Raymond Willett, at-large representing Fetters/Agua Caliente (3 year seat).

The two alternates selected were Robyn Anderson, representing Fetters/Agua Caliente (3 year seat); and John Wheatley, representing El Verano (2 year seat).

Ryan Lely to serve as chair of the Springs MAC and Maite Iturri to serve as vice chair of the Springs MAC for its first year.

SOURCE: Sonoma Index-Tribune, 02.25.19

Springs Community Meeting – Reunión comunitaria – Wednesday, October 3   –  Miércoles, 3 de octubre

The Springs Communities Step Into The Future, With Its Own Voice…
(Aqua Caliente, Fetter Hot Springs, Boyes Hot Springs, and El Verano)

Las comunidades de Agua Caliente, Fetters Hot Springs, Boyes Hot Springs y El Verano toman un paso hacia el futuro… con su propia voz.

Wednesday, October 3   –  Miércoles, 3 de octubre
6:30 – 8:00 pm
El Verano School, Multi-purpose Room ((Sala multiuso)

Reúnase con sus vecinos, The Springs Community Alliance (La Alianza Comunitaria Springs), el Centro La Luz y la Supervisora del primer distrito Susan Gorin para una conversación acerca de la formación de un Consejo asesor municipal (MAC, según sus siglas en inglés) para las comunidades Springs..

Join your neighbors, The Springs Community Alliance, La Luz Center, and Sonoma County First District Supervisor Susan Gorin for a discussion about the formation of a Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) for the Springs.