GPAC Quick Hits

Welcome to the GPAC Quick Hits Newsletter!

This newsletter is intended to provide the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) periodic updates on the General Plan Update process, upcoming meetings, and activities. It is also a way for GPAC Members and Planning Staff to share articles and ideas on topics of interest and trends related to community planning.

* Shared articles are for informational purposes only and do not constitute City of Napa or GPAC endorsement of any particular topic.

Newsletter Archives

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GPAC Workshop

Case Study - City of Belmont 

Prepared by Dyett & Bhatia, the City of Belmont 2035 General Plan was adopted in November of 2017. A hard copy of the General Plan will be available at the Workshop.

Read more on the Belmont General Plan Website

Access the online version of the General Plan

GPAC Workshop
July 15, 2019
5:30 - 7:30PM
Location TBD

The focus of the Workshop will be to review the City's current General Plan and compare recent examples of new General Plans in California to help get the creative juices flowing for what we want our Napa 2040 General Plan to look like!

Upcoming Case Studies
June 28 Newsletter - City of Redlands
July 3 Newsletter: Town of Yountville

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GPAC Member Content

Ready to share YOUR thoughts?

The GPAC Newsletter now has an online document center! Maybe you attended a great workshop or conference and want to share your notes and thoughts with the rest of the GPAC. The online document center is a perfect way to share information with the Committee.

Do you have content for the Member Content section? Email me!

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Climate Action takes Center Stage!

City of Napa Proclamation

At their June 18 meeting, the City Council proclaimed their support in the City of Napa working with other Napa County jurisdictions to pursue local actions to address Climate Change. 

Read the full Proclamation

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Planning Magazine Article

The Climate Fight Goes Local

"As federal commitment waivers, cities leverage local land-use authority and action plans to combat climate change"

The April 2019 edition of the American Planning Association's monthly magazine highlights climate action in cities across the country. Read the Article!

General Plan Update - Behind The Scenes

Planning Staff has been working with the Consultant Team to finalize the report on the results of the Community Survey and Stakeholder Interviews. This report will be distributed to the GPAC in an upcoming Newsletter.

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