Have Coffee with the Cops on Thursday in St. Helena
You can chat with your local beat peace officers in St. Helena at the Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company, 1400 Oak Street, at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 11. Bring your experiences, opinions and questions to share. Find out more about Coffee with the Cops. Find out more about the Problem-Oriented Policing Program.
Help CARE for Napa County's roads
Individuals or groups can "adopt" sections of roadway in Napa County, providing litter cleanup and/or wildflower plantings. The group gets a prominent sign, the satisfaction of the job well-done, the thanks of the community, and a lot of fresh air and exercise! Find out more about the Napa County Adopt-A-Roadway Effort (Napa CARE) program.
This week, we're proud of our Public Health staff!
Hundreds of County residents enjoyed the Public Health Week Wellness Fair hosted by our Public Health division at the HHSA campus on Old Sonoma Road on Wednesday. More than 60 groups and programs offered demonstrations, activities, information and LOTS of freebies! "Like" Live Healthy Napa County on Facebook for more information. Kicking yourself because you missed it? The next Fair will be Wednesday, April 2, 2014. Jot it down!
Earth Day is Saturday, April 20
We're proud to be a part of the Environmental Education Coalition of Napa County, which brings you Earth Day at Napa's Veterans Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy live entertainment, children's activities, green services and products and, of course, food, wine and beer. Find out more about Earth Day 2013 in Napa.
Free drug take-back event on Saturday, April 27
Turn in your unused or expired medication free, no questions asked. You can prevent pill theft and abuse, and benefit the environment by properly disposing of unwanted pharmaceuticals. Three sites around the County. No syringes this time. Read the flier. Find out where to recycle medications year-round.
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.
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.
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.
Next Board of Supervisors meeting is Tuesday, April 9
On the agenda: Proclamation declaring April 2013 as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month in Napa County; a resolution increasing the Criminal Justice Administrative Fee, the Jail Access Fee and the Arrestee Fee for Fiscal Year 2013-2014; presentation of the Agricultural Crop Report for 2012; design concepts for the Administration Building Exterior Envelope Improvements Project; appointment/reappointment of a member of the Board of Supervisors to serve on the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO); two appointments to the Napa County Dangerous Animal Hearing Panel; plus closed sessions (one employee discipline/dismissal/release and one anticipated litigation) and consent items. View agendas and minutes, or watch online, here.