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  September  05, 2014 Issue: Vol 4 Issue 15 
 
 
Napa Strong handsNapa County is Napa Strong!
Many of Napa County's residents lives changed drastically on August 24, 2014. Napa County's top prioity continues to be providing essential and quality services to our residents, businesses and visitors throughout the recovery process. Due to damaged buildings some county services have been relocated, to find out where check www.countyofnapa.org/services/southnapaearthquake. For the latest updates visit www.countyofnapa.org.
 
 
NapaLAC HighlightNapa Local Assistance Center (NapaLAC) opens Monday, Sept. 8
Napa County together with the City of Napa and other partners will open the South Napa Earthquake Local Assistance Center (NapaLAC) to provide services to individuals, families, renters, homeowners, businesses and contractors to help recover from the earthquake on Monday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. Visit www.napaquakeinfo.com or call (707) 258-7829.
 
 
Lake BerryessaLake Berryessa water emergency
Napa County continues to work with local and state partners to determine long term solutions to the water emergency affecting Lake Berryessa Estates Unit 2. The next Lake Berryessa Resort Improvement District Board Meeting is on Sept. 9 at 9:00 a.m. at the NCTPA Board Room, 625 Burnell Street in Napa. We thank all residents for their patience and continued conservation of water.
 
 
Healthy ManNapa made CNN's Top 10 Healthiest Places to Live!
Napa was included in CNN’s top ten healthiest places to live because community members posted over 50 videos on the CNN iReport website showing how Napa County inspires them to be healthy.  Check out where else across the globe made the cut.  Learn how Live Healthy Napa County supports health and wellness locally for all our residents.
 
 
Hands Only CPROn Sept. 6 take 10 minutes to save a life: Learn "Hands Only CPR"
The City of Napa Fire Department will offer free classes teaching “Hands Only CPR” in local parks on the 1st Saturday of the month through December.  Next class is September 6 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at O’Brien Park, 865 Pueblo Ave in Napa.  For more dates and locations checkout page 4 of the City of Napa Parks and Rec Guide.  For more information email Firefighter/Paramedic Kevin Horn or call (707) 761-8485.
 
 
2014 BoardNext Board meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 9
At this time the Board Meeting has been relocated to the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency at 625 Burnell Street in Napa.  The agenda will be available the week of September 8. Please call (707) 253-4580 with questions. You can check agendas, research minutes or watch recorded meetings at any time on our website.
 
 
Little girl with appleHelp Napa County make a plan to fight and prevent obesity Sept. 19
On Friday, September 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the NCTPA Board Room, 625 Burnell Street in Napa join community partners interested in creating a county-wide plan to reduce obesity at the Live Healthy Napa County (LHNC) Obesity Prevention Planning meeting. Visit the LHNC page for more information and like LHNC on Facebook.
 
 
Watershed shotSept. 20 is the 30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day
Join hundreds of people across Napa County for the 30th Annual Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, September 20.  Be a part of the a statewide effort to clean trash and debris from beaches, bays, creeks, rivers, and lakes. In Napa County last year, 337 volunteers collected 5,800 pounds of trash and 2,700 pounds of recyclables!  Visit this webpage to find where you can help.
 
 
Election BallotVoter information for the General Election, Nov. 4
Overseas and military voters will begin receiving ballots beginning Monday, September 8.  Regular vote by mail ballots will be available to the majority of Napa County voters who vote by mail beginning the first week in October.  To request a vote by mail ballot please contact the Election Division at elections@countyofnapa.org or by calling (707) 253-4322 or toll free (888) 494-8356.
 
 
EGVM highlightKicking the moth out: European Grapevine Moth quarantine area reduction
As of August 27 approximately 300 vineyard sites and 12,000 acres in areas of southern Napa County were released from the European Grapevine Month quarantine requirements.  Growers and wineries that are still operating within the quarantine must continue to  be vigilant and follow all regulatory requirements to prevent any re-infestation.  Click here for more information.
 
 
 
 
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