Comment period opens for CAPER

The City of Napa has established a 15 day comment period beginning August 28, 2015 to receive comments on the 2014-15 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER).  The CAPER lists accomplishments made by the City of Napa and progress made by local community organizations jointly in achieving the goals set by the One Year Action Plan for Housing that was approved by the Napa City Council on May 5, 2015. (Read more)

Third Citizens Academy kicks off September 30

On September 30, 2015, the City of Napa will kick off its third Citizens Academy, a free, nine-week program designed to help City of Napa residents learn about their city government. Participants will meet City Council members, department heads and staff; learn how decisions are made, how city funds are allocated, and how departments operate; get the current status and future plans for Napa's development and expand their knowledge and become more informed on current issues and proposed projects within the City. Applications will be accepted through Monday, September 14. The academy is free to City of Napa residents 18 years and older. Follow this link  or e-mail citizensacademy@cityofnapa.org for information and registration. 

Water Wise Landscaping workshops ahead in September

The Fall 2015 Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop Series runs three consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning September 16. Held at the Pelusi Building in Kennedy Park, the sessions will cover sprinkler scheduling, drip irrigation, soils and amendments, sheet mulching, landscape design, and plant selection. A special workshop on Sunday, September 20 will demonstrate installation of a laundry-to landscape greywater system. (Location provided at time of registration.) The Bay-Friendly Garden Open House on Sunday, October 4 affords another opportunity to see local water-wise landscapes and rain gardens and learn tips from landscape professionals.  Details for these fall events are included on this month’s Napa recycling bill insert and at www.cityofnapa.org/water and naparcd.org.

Second St Garage getting fresh paint

Painting of the Second Street Garage is underway. One floor will be closed at a time to reduce the impact to parking in the area. Work will take place during early morning and daytime hours on the weekdays in order to allow proper drying. Painting work will not take place on weekends so that the  garage will be fully open and available for parking.  

Fourteen openings on City boards, commissions and committees

The City Clerk is accepting applications from City of Napa Residents for a total of fourteen openings; three to serve on the Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals, two to serve on the Bicycle and Trails Advisory Commission, one to serve on the CDBG Citizens’ Committee, one to serve on the Disability Access Board of Appeals, two to serve on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, three to serve on the Senior Advisory Commission, one to serve on the Tree Advisory Commission and one to serve on the Napa County Measure A Financial Oversight Committee. (Read more)

Phase Two of Downtown Street Conversion coming soon

In advance of phase two of the Downtown Napa Street Conversion project, City crews have removed the traffic signal at the intersection of Third and Randolph Streets, and westbound traffic on Third Street now travels freely without a stop while north-south traffic on Randolph is controlled by stop signs. Within the next month, work is planned to begin to convert Third and Fourth Streets to two-way traffic. This phase of the project will involve removal of some on-street parking spaces, addition of bike lanes, and other work along with changes to traffic signals and signage.  

Music in the park - Napa City Nights brings it to you Friday night

Napa City Nights, the free summer concert series presented by Napa Parks and Recreation Services at Veterans Memorial Park, presents The Used Blues Band, Girls & Boys, and Dawn Rose this Friday August 28. Each Friday night through September 4 this event features live music from three local bands from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Job opportunities with the City

The City of Napa is accepting applications for Finance Manager and Code Enforcement Officer. For more information contact Human Resources at (707)257-9505 or visit www.cityofnapajobs.org to apply. 

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