We've got an electric vehicle charging station!
Electric car drivers now have a free charging option in the Fifth Street parking garage. The ChargePoint station is on the ground floor near the main entrance off Coombs Street. There are two ports: a Level II port that will charge a vehicle in 2 to 3 hours, and a Level I port that charges a car in 8 hours. No reservations; first come, first served. More signage and information is coming, but the station is available for use now.
Local food/Small Farm Practices meeting Wednesday in Calistoga
The Local Food Advisory Council will meet Wednesday, March 27, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Tucker Farm Center (1201 Tucker Road) in Calistoga. Topics include the basics of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for small local food producers, the Sodexo/FreshPoint requirements for local producers wishing to sell to NVUSD and an upcoming workshop to help local producers become GAP certified. Find out more.
Pay your property taxes by April 10
A reminder from the Tax Collector that the second installment of your secured property taxes is delinquent after April 10. You can pay in several ways. If you visit our offices at 1195 Third Street in Napa, there is designated parking both on Third Street and in the lot off Coombs Street. Questions? You can call the Tax folks at (707) 253-4312.
This week, we're proud of our firefighters, especially our volunteers!
One of these men has been a volunteer firefighter in Napa County for 35 years. Wow! Last month, more than 400 people gathered at an annual event to honor Napa County's career and volunteer firefighters. Find out more.
Middle schoolers, you could win a HELICOPTER ride for your essay on drinking and driving
Drinking and driving hurts everyone. That's one of the themes for Alcohol Awareness Month festivities in Napa County. Queen of the Valley Medical Center, in cooperation with Napa County Alcohol and Drug Services Division and Reach Air Medical Services, is encouraging local students to share their thoughts about how drinking and driving hurts everyone. When they submit their essay, they are entered to win an exciting Napa Valley helicopter ride! Find out more.
For your calendar: Free Wellness Fair on April 3
Join us on Wednesday, April 3, for the 4th Annual National Public Health Week Wellness Fair at the HHSA campus on Old Sonoma Road. The free event, which takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., will feature raffle prizes, Zumba, yoga and much more. For all ages. Find out more about the Wellness Fair.
We appreciate your patience during construction
We are in the midst of some remodeling work in our Administration Building, and we thank you for your patience. When the job inside is complete, we'll have a new main lobby and a Permit Service Center on the second floor, making a "one-stop" shop for those who are visiting us for permits of all kinds. This summer, you'll see some work on the exterior of the building. Find out more.
No Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, March 26
Did you know you can watch Board meetings live on your computer? View agendas and minutes, or watch online, here.