Wednesday January 28, 2015
Is it possible to live completely waste free? That was the question posed by filmmakers Jen and Grant. They set up a competition to see who could produce the least garbage over the course of a year, and that's the basis for "The Clean Bin Project" - an engaging, award-winning film examining the environmental impacts of waste. A showing of this film will be presented by The Environmental Education Coalition of Napa County on Wednesday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m.at the Napa Valley College Little Theatre. Tickets are $5 with kids 12 and under free. Get tickets at http://EarthDayNapa.com/Clean Bin Project.html. Proceeds benefit the Environmental Education Coalition of Napa County’s (EECNC) Scholarship Fund. To learn more about the EECNC visit www.NapaEnvironmentalEd.org. For more information, contact Stephanie Turnipseed at (707)258-7864.
UPDATED Thursday September 11, 2014
UPDATED Monday September 29, 2014
Information on the Solano Square at Justin Siena project can be viewed by following this link. The documents available include the Project Plans and the Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report and Notice of Public Scoping Meeting. The Scoping Meeting will be held Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 6:00pm in the Napa City Council Chambers, 955 School Street. At this meeting, public agencies, organizations, and members of the public will be able to review the proposed projects and provide comments on the scope of the environmental review process.
UPDATED Friday November 14, 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for the Napa Creek Area, informing the City of Napa that the Flood Insurance Study Report and Flood Insurance Rate Map have been revised. This remapping is a result of the recently completed Napa Creek Flood Protection Project and is part of the larger flood project being constructed by the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The City of Napa. The project achieved environmental restoration of Napa Creek through much of downtown while also greatly increasing flood protection to businesses and residents in the area. The new map from FEMA which acknowledges the completed work became effective November 12, 2014.
Tuesday June 10, 2014
The City of Napa has released a new mobile application designed to provide enhanced access to the online Service Center. Using a smart phone, users can easily submit service requests in 27 categories, adding a photo if desired. These service requests cover a wide range of common issues, from tree issues to problems with graffiti, traffic signals, weeds and more. The mobile app also links to the database of Frequently Asked Questions, City contact information, and event calendars, and serves as an extension of the online Service Center which has been in use since early 2008. The app is available for the iPhone from the Apple App Store and for the Android from Google Play. A Windows version of the app is in development.