How did planning and planners respond to the Fall 2017 fires in Sonoma and Napa Counties? What are we doing now and what does the future hold? Should the focus be on rebuilding fast – restoring people to their pre-fire lives as quickly and fully as possible – or rebuilding for an environmentally, socially, and economically better future?
Tennis Wick, AICP, Director, Permit and Resource Management Department, Sonoma County
David Morrison, Director, Planning, Building, and Environmental Services, Napa County
David Guhin, Director, Planning and Economic Development, City of Santa Rosa
Andrea Ouse, AICP, Director, Community and Economic Development Department, City of Concord and 2017-18 Planner in Residence, Sonoma State University
Tom Jacobson, FAICP, Director, SSU Center for Sustainable Communities