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.

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Health In All Policies Flyer

Health & The General Plan

Join the City of Napa and Regional partners for a discussion on the role of public policy in shaping community health outcomes! 

Monday, October 7
Napa Senior Center
1500 Jefferson Street
Doors Open at 5PM


Before I Die photo

GPAC Member Content

Before I Die...

GPAC Member Deborah Macdonald, who also serves as Board Chair of Collabria Care, shares news of this art installation coming to Napa in conjunction with Collabria Care's 40th Anniversary!

"Before I Die..." is a global art project that invites people to reflect upon their mortality and consider things which matter most.

Replicated over 5,000 times across the world, Collabria Care brings the project to Veteran's Park in Downtown Napa from October 26 through November 9!

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Vision Zero

GPAC Member Patrick Band shares information on Bay Area initiatives to increase traffic safety through the "Vision Zero Plan". The intent of Vision Zero is to eliminate all traffic fatalities and major injuries by treating all collisions as preventable - and then planning and implementing changes to make that happen.

Read more about Sunnyvale's recently adopted Vision Zero Plan

Climate of Action Logo

Climate of Action Forum

The  Democrats of Napa County will host a "Climate of Action" forum on Saturday, October 12. Hear from over a dozen experts about bold solutions for climate change and learn everyday actions that can lead the efforts to win the battle against climate change!  Tickets begin at $45.

October 12, 2019
9:30AM - 4:30PM
Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center

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Updates from Napa Valley Transit Authority

Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan

NVTA has recently announced that the Napa Countywide Bicycle Plan draft is available on their website. The Plan and environmental documents are scheduled to go before the NVTA Board for adoption at their October 23 meeting.

Countywide Transit Plan (CTP)

NVTA has launched an update of the Countywide Transportation Plan to create a shared vision for 2045. The Plan will incorporate ideas from residents and jurisdictions across Napa County.

Share your transportation improvement ideas by taking the survey!
More information can be found on the project website.

General Plan Update - Behind the Scenes

Senior Staff Update Scheduled
Dyett & Bhatia will provide an update on the General Plan progress at an upcoming Senior Staff meeting on October 16. 

GPAC Meeting Location Change!
The next meeting of the GPAC on October 28 will be held at the Napa Valley Unified School District offices on Jefferson! Look for exact location details coming soon!

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