County Jail Environmental Impact Report
Napa County (County) proposes the possible acquisition of approximately 15-20 acres in unincorporated Napa County immediately south of the Napa State Hospital (on APN 046-370-021 and/or 046-370-024) and to construct a new jail. The jail would be designed with an initial capacity of 366 beds, but would include core support facilities designed for occupancy of up to 526 beds in the event the County needs to add bed capacity at some point in the future. The existing jail, located in downtown Napa, would remain in use as a day-holding facility for pre-trial inmates with Court appointments, and would also continue to accommodate County offices and meeting space. The County has prepared an Initial Study to analyze this project and has identified potentially significant environmental effects. The County will be the Lead Agency for this project and will prepare an environmental impact report (EIR) for the project to satisfy the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Public Resources Code [PRC] Section 21000 et seq.).
The County is interested in your views as to the scope and content of the EIR. Due to time limits mandated by State law and in order for your comments to be considered, responses must be sent at the earliest possible date but not later than 5:00 p.m., February 27th to Brian Bordona (see contact information below)
As part of the EIR scoping process, the County of Napa will hold a public scoping session to obtain comments from the public on the information that should be included in the EIR. The public scoping session will be held on Wednesday, February 20th at 6:00pm at the Napa Library Community Room, located at 580 Coombs Street, Napa.
Various documents related to this project are provided below. Many of these documents are large files. If you have difficulty downloading any of the documents listed, a CD of the information can be requested by visiting our public counter, or contacting Brian Bordona directly (see below).
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