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INTERVIEW: Michael Wolff On Aiding An Unfinished House
KSRO Sonoma County’s FM News Talk | , 2020
Pat speaks with Michael Wolff, Founder of Wolff Contracting, about his decision to aid an unfinished house in Coffey Park:
Santa Rosa contractor vows to finish, free of charge, woman’s half-built house
The Press Democrat | , 2020
Two and a half years after the Tubbs fire took out most of Coffey Park in October 2017, the rebuilding of that northwest Santa Rosa neighborhood was proceeding at a remarkably brisk clip…
Backyard granny flats: California sees them as a solution to housing crisis
Before Michael Wolff could persuade his father to move down from Oregon, the Santa Rosa resident had to figure out where he would live. Local rents, averaging nearly $2,000 a month, were too expensive for a retiree’s budget. Wolff, a general contractor, considered splitting a lot he had purchased and building two houses side by side, one for his own family and the other for his dad.
Hopper Wall, important symbol of Coffey Park resilience, is finished
It took five months, but the trio wrangled all 42 signatures. Groundbreaking on the wall began in November 2018. Contractors Farrow, Mountain G and Wolff Contracting donated labor for demolition and disposal of the old wall.
Hopper Walls Project Dedication
Coffey Strong, in partnership with AshBritt Environmental and Rebuild NorthBay Foundation, is pleased to announce the completion of the Hopper Walls Project. A dedication will take place on Saturday, August 24th at 10am @ Coffey Lane and Hopper Avenue, at the northeast corner.
Veteran's Village Flag Dedication
The hard work of scores of supporters was recognized today, as the Santa Rosa Veterans Tiny Home Village marked another symbolic milestone. Karl Van Amburg and producer Michon Sardella were there.
Sonoma County houses veterans in tiny homes
Already thrown off course by a location change and the devastating wildfires in 2017, the final work on the set of 14 tiny homes was due for December 2018. Then the rain started.
“It rained most of the month, but Michael was out there working through most of it,” said Supervisor Shirlee Zane. “He knew if people were sleeping in that, he could work through it to give them a home.”
Contractor Michael Wolff, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq, had already underbid to ensure his firm got this job. And he wasn’t going to let anyone down now.
KZST Radio Interview Regarding Veteran's Village
KZST, Sonoma County’s Radio Station, interviews Michael Wolff and Yohan Morgan about the Veterans Village of tiny homes being built and set to open on 12/21/18
Sonoma County tiny home village for homeless veterans expected to open next month
Moving into a home of his own will mark the start of a new chapter for U.S. Navy veteran Jeffrey Lawrence.
The 48-year-old Cloverdale native said he became homeless in 2012 after a divorce and a struggle with substance abuse.
Veteran's Tiny Home Village Dedicated
A caring community came out in force today, to dedicate the much anticipated Veteran’s Village Tiny Home project in Santa Rosa.
As Karl Van Amburg reports, the 14 homes dedicated today will provide critical housing for Sonoma County’s homeless veterans.
Tiny homes from one veteran to others
As busy as Mike Wolff, owner of Wolff Contracting, is with rebuilding Wine Country, he’s putting a lot of time, energy and personal money into 14, 250 square-foot tiny homes, for veterans to use at little or no cost, for however long they need it.
What it takes to move mountains of debris from North Bay wildfires
Fires ravaged thousands of North Bay homes in minutes about 13 months ago, but collecting and hauling the debris from those sites took months.
The last truck load of ash and materials from the fires came out in June, ending government-sponsored cleanups in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino and Lake…
Army Corps: historic fire cleanup is complete
State and federal officials Monday declared the debris removal from the North Bay wildfires — the largest such effort since the 1906 earthquake — complete.
Wolff said his company worked on the final lot to…
Final fire lot cleared in Coffey Park
The Waring Court homesite was the last to be cleared of fire debris in the northwest Santa Rosa neighborhood, where 1,200 houses burned during last fall’s deadly wildfires. “It’s time for the next chapter,” said Wolff, CEO of Wolff Contracting in Santa Rosa. “It feels like now we’re really into the building phase.”
Santa Rosa offers deal to debris contractor to avoid fines for trailers
For now the trailers can stay.
The camp trailers on family property of Santa Rosa contractor Michael Wolff, which serve as temporary homes for workers clearing fire debris, won’t result in fines this week against Wolff, a city official said Wednesday.
“We want to try to make this all work out,” said David Gouin, the city’s director of Housing and Community Services. more
Permit dispute may force eviction of wildfire cleanup workers
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | KEVIN MACCALLUM | February 7, 2018
A Santa Rosa contractor providing a free place for employees to live while they clean up wildfire debris is in a showdown with the city because he lacks permits to park trailers on his vacant lot, a dispute that could force him to evict the workers from his Coffey Park property. more
Permit dispute may force Santa Rosa contractor to evict wildfire debris removal workers
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | KEVIN MCCALLUM | February 7, 2018
A Santa Rosa contractor providing a free place for employees to live while they clean up wildfire debris is in a showdown with the city because he lacks permits to park trailers on his vacant lot, a dispute that could force him to evict the workers from his Coffey Park property.
Michael Wolff has been letting workers live in 10 trailers on his family’s Dennis Lane property just north of Coffey Park, where 1,400 homes burned in the devastating Tubbs fire. more
The big cleanup begins in Kenwood and Glen Ellen
After getting off to a good start last November, the big cleanup of Sonoma County’s 5,500 burned homes was halted due to a major contract dispute. That dispute was settled, and on Jan. 18 cleanup crews started in earnest cleaning burned home sites in the Treehaven and Lawndale Road areas in Kenwood and Warm Springs Road and other areas in Glen Ellen. more