You can now pay permit fees with your credit card
The Dept. of Planning, Building & Environmental Services is now accepting credit cards! When you visit the counter at our offices at 1195 Third St in Napa, you can use VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express to pay your permit or building fees. Find out more about our PBES folks and what they do.
Look at what Flood District folks did in less than 2 days!
A week of rain, a downed tree and lots of debris threatened properties along Dry Creek with flooding. But in less than 48 hours, the landowner and our Flood District staff turned a threat into a restoration and habitat benefit! Check out how it all came together, including the dramatic Before and After photos, on the Flood District site.
Sheriff's Citizens Academy is accepting applications
If you've always wondered what it's like to be a Sheriff's deputy, here is your chance to find out. The Sheriff's Citizen's Academy offers participants an opportunity to interact with law enforcement while learning and performing (through role play) the duties of a law enforcement officer.There are some requirements and rules, of course. Check out the details on our website.
No bored teens over the winter break!
Three weeks out of school can be a long time for some teens, but the Napa County Library has the antidote to boredom. A craft day, a vintage video game day and a Scrabble tournament are all on the schedule, plus the regular activities in our Teen Room. See all the offerings on the Library's website.
Librarians' Top 12 of 2012
In these fun written and video reviews, Napa County Library staff members offer their Top 12 of 2012, from children's books to that one adult novel everyone was talking about this year. Start your reading list for 2013 now!
County offices closed on Christmas Day
Most County offices will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 25, in observance of Christmas Day. Some 24-hour facilities, like the Jail and Juvenile Justice Center, will be open. Please call before visiting to ensure that the services you require will be available.
On Tuesday's Board agenda (Dec 18)
On the agenda: Retirement proclamation for Tim Streblow, CAL-FIRE Sonoma-Lake Napa Unit Chief; annual report from the Napa County Commission on Aging; First reading and intent to adopt an ordinance amending various sections of Napa County Code relating to the raising of honeybees; request to abandon excess right-of-way on Silverado Trail, just north of Soda Canyon Road; appointment of the new Public Defender; plus consent items. Read the entire agenda or view the meeting here.