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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Save The Date!

Monday, August 26, 2019

The next meeting of the General Plan Advisory Committee will be held on the evening of Monday, August 26. Location to be determined.

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Walkable City Rules

101 Steps to Making Better Places

The Napa Bookmine was generous enough to donate 15 copies of author Jeff Speck's book on walkable cities to the GPAC! featured the book on their website back in October 2018. Read more about it here!

Stop by the Community Services Building
1600 First Street
to pick up your copy! 

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Public Safety & City Hall Facilities

Update to City Council

At their meeting on Tuesday, July 23 (agenda), City Council received an update on the Public Safety & City Hall Facilities project and provided staff with direction on options moving forward.

Look for the Facilities Committee to provide the GPAC with an update at an upcoming GPAC meeting!

More Information: Public Safety & City Hall Facilities Website

General Plan Update - Behind The Scenes

New Outreach Tools
In the coming weeks, staff will launch a new e-newsletter to provide the public with information on the General Plan Update as we enter into the Guiding Principles and Alternatives phase. Similar to the GPAC Quick Hits Newsletter, the new e-newsletter will provide interested parties with information on upcoming meetings, surveys, outreach activities, and more. Links to agendas and documents will also be included. Stay tuned and be ready to spread the word!

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