The City of Napa is looking for residents who want to make a difference in their community and engage their communities in local government issues and policies. Think you might be a good fit? Apply now for one of the 8 open positions on one of the following Boards and Commissions:
- Three to serve on the Bicycle and Trails Advisory Commission
- One to serve on the Napa County Mosquito Abatement District Board
- Four to serve on Parks, Recreation and Trees Advisory Commission.
Deadline to apply is September 18, 2020 at 5 p.m. Learn more at https://www.cityofnapa.org/268/Boards-Commissions.
The Bicycle and Trails Advisory Commission advisory to City Council and to the City’s Public Works Department on matters regarding bicycle transportation and bicycle and trail issues. Each member should demonstrate dedication as a bicyclist and/or training in the field of transportation, recreational trail planning, or engineering. Applicants must be City of Napa residents and registered voters. The Bicycle and Trails Advisory Commission meets on the second Thursday of even-numbered months. Meetings being at 4:00 p.m. in the City Council City Council Committee Room at City Hall, 955 School St., Napa.
The Napa County Mosquito Abatement District Board is the Governing Body of the Mosquito Abatement District which provides mosquito/vector control services for the County of Napa. The Board consists of six members: one of whom represents the City of Napa. The City Council of the City of Napa appoints one member to the Board of Trustees to serve as the City’s representative. All other members represent the other governmental jurisdictions in the County of Napa in addition to one member representing the County at-large. The City of Napa representative to the Napa County Mosquito Abatement District Board must be a resident of the City of Napa. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
The Parks, Recreation and Tree Advisory Commission is advisory to City Council and the Parks and Recreation Services Director on matters affecting the acquisition, development and maintenance of parks within the city; public recreation; cultural activities of public interest; matters affecting development of privately and publicly landscaped areas within the city; and matters related to trees, tree preservation and arboriculture, including the review of city tree ordinances, policies and programs. The commission is also authorized to take action as the decision-making body for specified actions set forth in the Municipal Code, particularly related to appeals of decisions regarding planting and removal of city trees under Chapter 12.44 and the consideration of permits for activities affecting significant trees and appeals of determinations regarding activities affecting protected trees pursuant to Chapter 12.45. Seven voting members appointed by the City Council. One member is a non-voting high school student in the City of Napa. At least three of the seven voting members shall be a person who demonstrates experience in one of the following identified fields: urban planning, park planning, park operations, park maintenance, recreation programming, horticulture, or arboriculture. The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of every other month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 955 School Street, Napa.
For more information contact Tiffany Carranza, City Clerk, at (707) 257-9503 or via email at [email protected]