Community meetings set to discuss transportation goals

The Napa County Transportation & Planning Agency (NCTPA) will host a series of three "Vision 2040" community meetings to discuss transportation goals and get public input on transportation issues. Meetings will be held Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at American Canyon City Hall; Wednesday April 22, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. a the NCTPA offices, 625 Burnell Street in Napa, and; Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Rianda House, 1475 Main Street in St. Helena. For more information contact Albert Esqueda at aesqueda@nctpa.net or call 707-259-5976.  

10th annual community cleanup event on Earth Day

Join Napa Spring Clean and the Napa Resource Conservation District to clean up the Napa River, downtown Napa streets, and beyond during the 10th annual Spring Clean Community Cleanup. The event takes place on Earth Day, April 25, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Volunteers are invited to meet at one of the cleanup sites - at the South Wetland Area at the end of South Jefferson Street; alongside Napa Creek behind the Firefighters Museum, 1201 Main Street; on Riverside Drive at the end of Elm Street; or at the Kennedy Park boat launch parking lot, on Streblow Drive. For more information about the river cleanup, visit www.naparcd.org. 

Curbside Food Composting is here

Now Napa residents can put food scraps and food-soiled paper in their brown compost cart along with yardwaste. To help residents begin composting, NRWS/NCRWS will provide all customers with a kitchen compost pail starting in April. The pails will be delivered over the next few months – but there is no need to wait for the pail; food scraps and food-soiled paper can go in the brown cart right away. Get details about this new program here: http://naparecycling.com/residential-food-composting/

Quake-damaged sidewalks approved for FEMA-funded repair

 Repairs to concrete damaged by the August 2014 earthquake can now move forward, following official FEMA approval and the awarding of a contract at this week's City Council Meeting. Residents who have been affected by damaged sidewalks, curbs and other items in the right-of-way can be assured that repairs are on the way. There are some 216 locations in need of these repairs, which will continue for many weeks to come.  

Arts and Culture Advisory Committee now accepting grant proposals

The Napa County Arts and Culture Advisory Committee (NCACAC) to the Napa County Board of supervisors has announced a request for proposals from Napa County arts and culture non-profit organizations interested in receiving grant funds. Applicants may now apply for funds under the Visitor Management guidelines for tourism promotion activities, as well as the Capacity Building program guidelines. Completed applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 3. (Read more)

Vet Connect is one-stop resource for local veterans

On the second Thursday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon, Napa County Vet Connect is available for all veterans at no cost and with no appointment. Vet Connect provides local resources and services all in one location - benefits, housing, jobs, health care, education and more. Vet Connect is available at Napa County Health and Human Services, 2741 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, First Floor Conference Room, Napa. Vets should bring their DD214 if available.

McKinstry St closure begins Monday Mar 30

A portion of McKinstry Street will be closed beginning Monday, March 30, for work related to the Flood Project's Oxbow Bypass. McKinstry Street will be closed only in the section to be lowered by six feet to accommodate flood waters when needed, and all businesses on the north and south sides of the closure will remain open and accessible. There will be some truck traffic for off-hauling excavated material, and some impacts to parking. McKinstry Street is scheduled to reopen by mid May, and the Bypass Project is scheduled to be fully completed this summer. 

Openings on Boards and Commissions

The City Clerk is accepting applications for openings on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, the Napa Public Access Cable TV Board of Directors, and the Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals. Deadline for submission of applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2015. (Read more and get involved.)

Deadline extended for local Disaster Relief Fund

The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund has extended the application deadline to March 31, 2015, and has increased the maximum grant award amount to $25,000. The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund is managed by the Napa Valley Community Foundation and was created with a $10 million lead gift from the Napa Valley Vintners following the 2014 South Napa Earthquake. (Read more)

With Hands Only CPR training you could save a life

The City of Napa Fire Department challenges you to learn Hands Only CPR. The next learning opportunity will take place Saturday, April 4, at the Senior Center. (Read more)

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