City seeks to be barrier free

Monday May 12, 2008

The City of Napa is conducting a survey to evaluate the accessibility of City programs and facilities. This survey is designed to record and understand individual experiences with City of Napa buildings, parks, programs and services. Community input through this survey will help insure that City services and facilities are accessible to people with disabilities, and will assist in prioritizing future improvements. Click here to take the online survey.

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Ceremony Saturday highlights reopening of Veterans Park

Tuesday May 6, 2008 

The City of Napa will host a ceremony on Saturday May 10, highlighting the reopening of Veterans Memorial Park as part of the completed downtown floodwall and promenade.

Mayor Jill Techel and other City representatives will be joined in the Park by Congressman Mike Thompson, Flood District Board Chairman Brad Wagenknecht, Col. Thomas Chapman of the US Army Corps of Engineers and other dignitaries for the 1:30pm ceremony. Tom Sarciapone, Chairman of the Napa United Veterans Council, will present the flags which will then be raised by the Napa Police Department color guard. The public is invited to attend.

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Online crime reports now available

copsheader.gifNow available: the new Napa Police Online Crime Reports system to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. The online reporting will be available for cases of lost property, theft, vehicle burglary and vandalism. 

20-year Sister City relationship celebrated

launcestonmap.pngWednesday April 30, 2008

A delegation representing the City of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia is visiting  Napa this week, marking the twentieth anniversary of the Napa-Launceston Sister City relationship.

Upcoming events and activities planned for the visiting group include:
  • Thursday May 1: A tour of the City on foot and by trolley, and a tour of Napa Valley College
  • Friday May 2: Lunch on the Napa Valley Wine Train hosted by CEO Greg McManus, and a visit to COPIA.
Organizations assisting the Napa-Launceston Sister City Committee with hospitality for the visitors include the Napa Chamber of Commerce, Napa Valley Conference and Visitors Bureau, Kiwanis Club of Napa, and various civic-minded individuals.

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Workshops on new rules for wood-burning stoves continue this week

Monday April 21, 2008

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District will conduct a series of public meetings to inform residents and affected business owners about the proposed Regulation 6, Rule 3: Wood-Burning Devices (Reg. 6-3).  Residents are encouraged to attend the one of the meetings this week to learn more about the rule, discuss how it would be implemented and how it might actually affect individuals.

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