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

Miss a newsletter? Check out the Archives page or click on a recent issue below!

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GPAC Workshop Recap

July 15, 2019

The GPAC held a Workshop on Monday, July 15 to discuss the City's current General Plan and compare recently-adopted General Plans in Belmont, Redlands, and Yountville.

GPAC Member John Glaser shares his draft of takeaways from the meeting.

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GPAC Member Content

State of the Wine Industry

GPAC Member Lauren Ackerman has shared two documents on the Wine Industry. How might a changing wine industry shape our region in the next 20 years?

State of the Wine Industry Report 2019

Wine Enthusiast Magazine - Why the Tasting Room is Dead

Do you have an article or thoughts to share in the Member Content Section? Email me!

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City of Napa Sustainability Plan

The City's Public Works Department will be providing the City Council with a report on efforts to update the City's Sustainability Plan at the August 20th City Council meeting.

Look for updates - including a link to the agenda once it is finalized - in an upcoming Newsletter!

General Plan Update - Behind The Scenes

Stakeholders Report
After two full days of interviews with Stakeholders on June 10 & 11, the Stakeholder Meetings Summary is now available!

Upcoming GPAC Meeting
Mark your calendars for the Monday, August 26 GPAC Meeting where we will be brainstorming for the Alternatives phase of the General Plan Update. Meeting location and details to follow.

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