Sen. Dodd: Sept. 22 Virtual Town Hall on Preparedness

Monday, September 14, 2020

SONOMA – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will host a virtual town hall on emergency preparedness amid the dual challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and record-setting wildfires, providing an update on how the Legislature is addressing these serious problems.

The senator will be joined in the town hall broadcast live on KSVY/Sonoma TV and streamed across multiple channels by a panel of experts who will answer submitted questions and take calls from listeners.

Discussion will focus on evacuation readiness, how public schools are dealing with the crisis, tenant rights and eviction law and efforts to reduce infection rates.

Who: Sen. Dodd; a representative of the California Office of Emergency Services; Dr. William Walker, director of legislative and governmental affairs for Contra Costa Health Services; Steve Herrington, superintendent of Sonoma County Office of Education; Susanne Dershowitz, housing policy attorney for Legal Aid of Sonoma County.

What: Town Hall on Preparedness amid the Pandemic and Record Wildfires

When: 6 p.m., Sept. 22, 2020

How to attend:

Streaming live audio:


The event also will be broadcast locally on KSVY 91.3 FM

Email questions to:

Call-in questions: 707-933-9133 (studio line)


Senator Bill Dodd represents California’s 3rd Senate District, which includes all or portions of Solano, Napa, Sonoma, Yolo, Sacramento, and Contra Costa counties. You can learn more about Senator Dodd at