City hosts "California Competes" workshop

The City of Napa, in cooperation with the Napa & Sonoma Small Business Development Centers, will host a "California Competes" workshop about business tax credits available from the State of California in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 955 School Street, on Tuesday December 8, from 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. The workshop will be presented by representatives of the Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development (GO-Biz). Follow this link to the City's Economic Development Division webpage for the meeting announcement and registration link via Eventbrite. The link also provides access to the Go-Biz page which contains information about the California Competes initiative and application process. There is no cost to attend, but registration is requested. 

Coat Drive a big success

On Sunday, November 15, the City and County sponsored a coat drive in celebration of America Recycles Day. Residents were asked to bring gently used coats to Vallerga's Market in exchange for an indoor recycling bin for their home or business. This year, 784 coats were collected during the three-hour event representing a 20% increase over the 2014 event where 652 coats were collected and donated. The Salvation Army received the coats and will distribute them to needy families over the next few weeks.

Down payment assistance for first time homebuyers

The City of Napa has Down Payment Assistance Programs available to first time homebuyers to purchase single family homes, condos, or mobile homes.  A Workshop has been scheduled to educate first time homebuyers on the home buying and mortgage loan process, and to inform them about the City’s Down Payment Assistance Program eligibility criteria.  The next available workshop will be held on December 3rd at 6:30 p.m. at the City of Napa’s Housing Authority office located at 1115 Seminary Street. Seating is limited. To register, call Andrea Clark at 257-9254 or email  

Surveying car at work on City streets

Capitol Asset and Pavement Services, Inc. (CAPS), a firm that specializes in pavement assessment and management, is working in the City of Napa until the beginning of December 2015, surveying the street network to assign a score that determines each streets overall Pavement Condition Index (PCI). Their staff will be driving a silver Honda CRV with Oregon license plates and have signage and flashing lights.  

New Vacation Rental Ordinance goes into effect Dec 3

On November 3, 2015, the City Council adopted an Ordinance regulating Vacation Rentals and Hosted Accommodations which will go into effect December 3, 2015. The City is in the process of preparing the Application and Submittal Requirements for publication. (Read more)

City issues RFQ for Essential Services Building project

The City of Napa has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to identity highly qualified development teams interested in entering into a public-private partnership with the City to design and build a new Essential Services Building and to redevelop the existing City Hall property for a private mixed use development. This process will result in a short list of the best fit development teams that will be invited to submit proposals for the project during the Request for Proposals (RFP) process scheduled to begin in early 2016. Follow this link to learn more about the project and see timelines and documents available for download. 

Clerk announces Commission and Committee openings

The City Clerk is accepting applications from City of Napa residents for four openings; three to serve on the Planning Commission, and one to serve on the Napa County Measure A Financial Oversight Committee. The deadline for submission of Planning Commission applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 4, 2015. Application submission for one vacancy on the Napa County Measure A Financial Oversight Committee is ongoing until filled. (Read more)

How to connect with City of Napa employment opportunities

The City of Napa provides an online job application system where applicants can create an account and complete applications for available positions. Visit to get started. The Human Resources Department is open 8am to 5pm weekdays at 1541 Second Street in Napa, and can be reached by calling (707)257-9505. Email  

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