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Napa Art Walk Voting for People's Choice

Voting Now Open for Napa Art Walk People's Choice

The City of Napa is excited to announce that polls are now open for People’s Choice Award for the current Napa Art Walk exhibition! The winning artist will be featured on next year’s Art Walk brochure and receive prizes donated from local businesses. 

Please vote HERE and share with your local networks. Please only one vote per person. Voting is accepted through May 2019. Your participation offers the curation team insight about how to best select artworks for this ever-growing program. 

The Napa Art Walk is a curated walking tour program that showcases regularly rotating installation art throughout downtown Napa, California. Since its inception in 2009, it is currently in its fifth exhibition of the biennial rotating public art program. The City is currently accepting submissions for the 2019-2021 collection. The full call for artists may be viewed at the Call For Entry website.

Any questions may be directed to Chelsea Ritter-Soronen, Public Arts Coordinator at 
707-258-7839 or [email protected].

Manufacturing Day

Celebrating Napa's Rich History in Manufacturing

Today, October 5, 2018, the City of Napa joins the Bay Area Urban Manufacturing Initiative to highlight the manufacturing industry and celebrate local manufacturers as part of "Manufacturing Day". The goal of Manufacturing Day is to highlight the strength, diversity, and versatility of manufacturing; encourage sector-specific, regional connections; and galvanize government and non-government organizations, education partners, and the private sector with the aim of growing the manufacturing industry.

By promoting and spotlighting our local manufacturers, the City highlights their importance and applauds their contribution to the local economy. 

You can read more about Manufacturing Day at

Brown Street Corridor Community Meeting

Brown Street Corridor Community Meeting

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, the City invites the community to City Hall to participate in a meeting to establish a vision and conceptual plan for downtown Napa’s Brown Street Corridor. The focus area for the project includes the segment of Brown Street between Pearl and Third Streets. Revising the vision for this space could allow for more recreational space for families to gather, as well as employees from local businesses to enjoy during their workday. Additionally, new potential plans could allow for more walkable and bike-able space right in our downtown, tying the north and south ends together.

Community members can elect to attend a short presentation by the design consultant at either 6PM or 7PM. After the presentation, attendees will be invited to participate in a 40 to 45-minute interactive session, wherein they can indicate their preferences for specific design elements.

Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 6PM -OR- 7PM
Location: City Hall, 955 School Street, Napa

Learn more about the project here!

Halloween Costume Exchange

Halloween Costume Exchange at Oxbow Public Market

Be eek-o-friendly this Halloween by bringing a gently used costume to donate during Locals’ Night on October 16 from 5pm - 7:30pm. Exchange for a “new to you” costume — you don’t have to donate a costume to participate. Plus kids will love checking out the fire truck and police cars!

Location: Oxbow Public Market Parking Lot, 644 1st St #610, Napa

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Napa Police to Host Community Meeting to Talk Traffic

The Napa Police Department is hosting a Community Meeting here at City Hall on Tuesday, October 9, from 6PM to 7PM. We hope you can join members of Napa PD's Command Staff, Traffic Bureau, and Neighborhood Services, as well as Public Works staff, to talk all things traffic-related. There will be a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. 

When: Tuesday, October 9, from 6PM - 7PM
Where: Napa City Hall, 955 School Street

We hope to see you there!

Medications from Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day Returns to Napa County on October 27th!

The Police Departments of Napa, St. Helena, Calistoga, Yountville, and American Canyon, the Napa County Sheriff’s Office, Kaiser Permanente and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host collection events for unused medication and sharps (used syringes and needles) on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 10am – 2pm, at numerous locations around Napa County.

Learn more about what you can drop off and where here!

Sparky the Dalmation

Fire & Life Safety Day at Napa's Fire Station #1

Come and join us at our Annual Fire and Life
Safety Day on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Fire Station #1 - 930 Seminary Street, Napa. Check out the flyer in English and Spanish here and be sure to share with your friends and neighbors!

Come learn about fire safety and meet your firefighters!

  • Tour the fire station and see what a day in the life of a firefighter is like!
  • Tour the Dispatch Center to see what it’s like to be a 911 operator!
  • See firefighters in action using the jaws of life!
  • Visit booths staffed by local health and safety service providers to learn how to keep your family healthy, safe, and prepared for emergencies!
  • Have your picture taken with firefighters, fire trucks, and Sparky!
  • Games, activities, bouncy house, refreshments and more!
But wait - there's more! There will be a FREE Halloween Costume Exchange - Respook! Rewear! Rescare! Be eek-o-friendly this Halloween by bringing a gently used costume to this open house to exchange for a “new to you” costume! You don’t have to donate a
costume to participate.

Down Payment Assistance Workshop for First Time Homebuyers - Oct. 29

The Cities of Napa and American Canyon have Down Payment Assistance Programs available for first time homebuyers to purchase single family homes or condos.  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 Monday, October 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the City of American Canyon’s City Council Chambers located at 4381 Broadway, Suite 201, American Canyon.  

To register, email Andrea Clark at: [email protected] or call 257-9254.

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Napa's Economic Development Division Releases Request for Proposals

The City of Napa is seeking proposals from firms highly-experienced in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Event Planning & Related Services to work with City of Napa Economic Development (Staff), City of Napa Tourism Improvement District’s (TID) Local Governing Committee (LGC), representatives from Napa’s lodging groups, retail businesses and other hospitality establishments to increase lodging stays within the City of Napa. The LGC is comprised of seven members; five of whom represent the lodging industry, one member who represents the City, and one member representing a visitorserving or destination-marketing entity who holds an at-large seat. To learn more and access the RFP, visit our Tourism Improvement District page.

CA 29 Roundabouts Project Concept

City of Napa's Roundabouts Project is Underway

The City of Napa’s Roundabouts Project is underway. The project to construct the State Route 29 (SR 29) Northbound First Street Ramps and California Boulevard Roundabouts began back in July 2018. Here are a few updates to the project, and what you can expect in the coming months and beyond.

Utility relocation (AT&T, Comcast and PG&E) is necessary to clear the necessary space to begin the demolition and grading of the new intersection.

Similar to the utilities, there are some trees that need to be removed to accommodate the footprint of the project. A tree contractor, The Professional Tree Care Company, will take out only those trees that need to be removed in the coming months. There will be occasional traffic control through the intersections during this phase.

Demolition, grading for the project and construction of the roundabouts will begin in earnest during Spring 2019 and is anticipated to be complete by Winter 2020.

The final phase of the project will be to install project landscaping, which includes the planting of trees and ornamental plants designed to create an enhanced east-west corridor through Napa as well as replace plantings and trees removed as part of the project.

- AT&T and Comcast have mobilized and relocated their facilities.

In Progress:
- PG&E Gas and Electric mobilizing in Sept/Oct 2018 to relocate their underground facilities.
- Tree Removal will be occurring between now and the end of November 2018.

Coming Up:
- Staged demolition and grading to begin in April 2019.

Please follow the project on the City’s website at:

If you have any questions please email the City’s Engineering Division at [email protected].

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Election Day is November 6!

Did you know that ballots for the November 6th Election will be mailed to registered voters beginning October 8th? Voters can return their ballot by mail, in an official ballot drop box, or at a local Vote Center. Check out the flyer for Drop Box and Vote Center locations.

For more election information, visit our website at

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Newest Job Opportunities 

Visit to see all of the newest job opportunities!

Community Development Director
Closing: 10/26/18

We are looking for our next Community Development Director to continue to lead Napa into its modern development. We are looking for proven success in: strategic influence, political diplomacy, executive presence, operational decision making, aligning performance for success, compelling communication, building customer relationships, leading change, coaching and developing others, energizing the organization, and technical/professional knowledge and skills.
Public Works – Engineering Aide  (Stormwater)
Closing: 10/14/18

This role will perform tasks to support compliance with environmental regulations, storm drain drainage assistance, asset management, perform complex technical engineering work in the permitting, inspection, design, of engineering projects in the field or office; assist other engineering staff in the performance of office and field engineering work.
Public Works – Senior Engineering Aide (Stormwater)
Closing: 10/14/18

Positions in this class are flexibly staffed with that of Engineering Aide. The Senior Engineering Aide has a higher degree of responsibility, performing the more complex duties, utilizing independent action and having a higher level of public contact. Appointment to the higher class of Senior Engineering Aide requires that the employee meet the qualification standards for the classification.
Utilities – Engineering Aide
Closing: 10/14/18

This position provides administrative and engineering support in a dynamic environment to the team that helps administer solid waste and recycling standards, requirements, programs and facilities and provides clean, safe, reliable water to its customers 24 hours per day 365 days per year with a sense of pride and urgency in the care and maintenance of the water system.
Utilities – Senior Engineering Aide
Closing: 10/14/18

Positions in this class are flexibly staffed with that of Engineering Aide. The Senior Engineering Aide has a higher degree of responsibility, performing the more complex duties, utilizing independent action and having a higher level of public contact. Appointment to the higher class of Senior Engineering Aide requires that the employee meet the qualification standards for the classification.
Code Enforcement Officer – Materials Diversion
Closing: 10/15/18

Are you eager to support the Utilities Department by working with ever-changing codes and compliance orders related to solid waste/recycling matters and City water meters and services? Has your collaborative work style allowed you to create value that has made positive impact? Then APPLY today and continue that bold work with the City of Napa, benefiting the community we serve!
Police Forensic Specialist
Closing: Continuous

Do you want to make a real difference in the community? Do you excel at making good decisions under pressure? Are you able to leverage your forensic expertise to collaborate on solutions with your team? Then join the us at the City of Napa Police Department! 
Police Officer – Lateral (From Within California)
Closing: Continuous

The City of Napa Police Department is looking for applicants with one year of experience in a sworn law enforcement position in the State of California (as defined in Penal Code Section 830.1) and possession of a California POST Basic Certificate that are interested in coming to Napa. Candidates on a current City of Napa eligible list need not re-apply.
Facility Attendant (Part-Time)
Open/Close Dates: Continuous

Do you love serving your community? Do you have fantastic organizational and customer service skills? Then the City of Napa Parks and Recreation Department needs YOU! The City of Napa has openings within the Recreation Division of the Parks and Recreation Services Department for Facility Attendant to support our many facilities and their programs.
Parks Project Coordinator (Part-Time)
Open/Close Dates: Continuous

Have you always wanted to help create community through tangible results? Has your collaborative work style allowed you to bring value that has made positive impact? Then APPLY today and make a positive impact with the City of Napa, benefiting not only the employees of the organization but the community we serve!
Records and Information Management Intern
Open/Close Dates: Continuous
Are you driven to produce extraordinary work in the area of Records Management? Do you love solving complex problems? Does the idea of creating new systems and increased digital process excite you? Has your organizational ability allowed you to bring positive value to your team? Then APPLY today for our INTERN position and continue that incredible work with the City of Napa!

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