Monday August 31, 2015
The Parks and Recreation Services Department will host a Design Workshop for playgrounds at the Las Flores Community Center and Sutherland Park in north Napa on Thursday, September 10. The public is invited to provide ideas and input on playground equipment at the meeting, which will be held at the Las Flores Center, 4300 Linda Vista Avenue, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. If you have questions, contact Parks and Recreation Services at 707-257-9529 or visit www.naparec.com.
Friday August 28, 2015
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.
Thursday August 27, 2015
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.
Wednesday August 26, 2015
Friday August 14, 2015
The Napa Police Department will step up Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations August 19-28, 2015 with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. With the start of the new school year, extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas around schools in the City. Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers, bicycle riders and pedestrians alike that can lead to life changing injuries. Special attention will be directed toward drivers speeding, making illegal turns, failing to stop for signs and signals, failing to yield to pedestrians in cross walks or any other dangerous violation.