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County of Solano
Matthew Davis, MA, MPA
Sr. Management Analyst and Public Communications Officer 
675 Texas St., Suite 6500
Fairfield, CA 94533
E-mail:
[email protected]
Phone: (707) 784-6111
Fax: (707) 784-7975
 
Solano County receives AA+ and AAA credit rating upgrades from Standard and Poor
September 13, 2021  SOLANO COUNTY – County officials are pleased to announce that Solano County has recently received a credit rating upgrade from Standard & Poor's (S&P) in connection with its upcoming issuance of the 2021 Certificates of Participation (2021 COPs). S&P assigned a rating of AA+ to the 2021 COPs and simultaneously upgrade the County’s other outstanding COPs from AA to AA+. The 2021 COPs will fund energy conservation and generation projects for County campuses located in Fairfield, Vallejo and Vacaville. Additionally, S&P raised its long-term rating on the County’s outstanding pension obligation bonds from AA+ to AAA, the highest possible rating.

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Settlement agreement reached between Solano County Assessor and Genentech on years-long assessment appeals
September 8, 2021  SOLANO COUNTY – Over two decades in the making, Solano County Assessor Recorder Marc Tonnesen is pleased to announce the Solano County Assessment Appeals Board reached a settlement agreement between Genentech and the Solano County Assessor's Office. The settlement agreement of $7.67 billion for the final group of assessment appeals covers the years between 2010 – 2020.
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Solano County and other Bay Area Health Officers reaffirm support for a return to full, in-person learning
August 31, 2021  SOLANO COUNTY – As Bay Area Health Officials, we are excited that more than a million kindergarten through twelfth grade students are returning to school for in-person learning this fall across the wider San Francisco Bay Area, including in Solano County. In the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and the City of Berkeley, many children are back in the classroom for the first time since early 2020.
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Solano County Board of Supervisors authorizes County Counsel to file a complaint against proposed SMUD wind turbine project that would impact and degrade radar operations at Travis Air Force Base
August 25, 2021  SOLANO COUNTY – At their meeting yesterday, in recognition of the potential impact on Solano County and the vital importance of Travis Air Force Base to the region, the Solano County Board of Supervisors, by unanimous vote, authorized the office of County Counsel to file a complaint against the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) challenging its approval of the Solano 4 Wind Project (Project).

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Solano County and Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano continue to process ERAP claims received before July 31 deadline; as of August 1, those still in need of rental assistance who have not yet applied are encouraged to apply through the State
August 19, 2021  SOLANO COUNTY – The local application period for Solano County residents to apply for County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) funding under the CARES Act has closed. The County and Catholic Charities of Yolo-Solano continue to work through processing existing applications. For those who are still in need, you are encouraged to apply through the State. The State has reserved an additional $14.3 million for Solano County residents who are eligible and have not yet applied for emergency rental assistance through their Housing is Key website, https://Housing.Ca.Gov.
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