Steven Rogers, Yountville’s Town Manager For The Past 15 years, Announces His Plans to Retire in Early 2023

New Council, a new Mayor, and now a new Town Manager for 2023. Steven Rogers, Yountville’s Town Manager for the past 15 years, announced his plans to retire in early 2023, culminating a 37-year career in local government. The announcement was made following the Town Council’s meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. I had the

George C. Yount Pioneer Cemetery of Yountville Will Be An Official Location for the 2022 National Wreaths Across America Day

The cemetery will join the more than 3,100 participating locations across the country to remember, honor, and teach on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, at 9 am. This is the FIRST year that the cemetery in Yountville will participate in this national program. With last year’s success of wreaths being laid at the Veterans Home Cemetery in

New Water Guidelines for Single Family Residence in Yountville July 27, 2022

California is in a severe drought, and the Town has implemented mandatory Phase 2 water restrictions to help conserve water. For the Town, conserving water is not a good thing to do but indeed a necessity to do. The Veterans Home/Rector Reservoir, which supplies water to the Town, has advised it will only provide 400

Yountville Town Budget Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Is Final

At the June 21, 2022, council meeting, the Town Council unanimously approved the $20.2 million “all funds” budget, which includes: General Fund budgets, Capital Improvement Program (CIP), Reserve Funds, Special Revenue Funds, Debt Service Funds, and the Water and Wastewater Utility Enterprise Funds. In his annual budget message, Town Manager Steve Rogers noted, “What a

Water Wasters’ to Face Fines, But First… Lots of Outreach

The Town of Yountville purchases water from the State (CalVet/Veterans Home Rector Reservoir). The Veterans Home has notified the Town that for the second year in a row, it was reducing the Town’s annual water allocation from 500 acre-feet to 400 acre-feet, a reduction of 20%. In addition, the State has issued regulations requiring the

Napa Pride Events – Something for Everyone

Thursday, June 2 Youth Movie Night 3:30-6 pm Napa County Library Laugh, cry, and MARVEL as we watch 2021’s Spider-man: No Way Home. Attendees will receive a prop bag full of surprises and instructions for interacting with the 2021 movie. Presented by the LGBTQ Connection and Napa County Library. Located in the Community Meeting Room at

The Legacy of Sally & Don Schmitt – Yountville History

The Legacy of Sally & Don Schmitt will be held Thursday, June 30 at 5:30 PM in the Yountville Community Center.  It will be an evening designed to bring the communities of family, friends, chefs, and residents together to honor the history, spirit, and culinary contributions that Sally & Don Schmitt made to Yountville and the Napa

Yountville Parks and Recreation Master Plan – Take The Survey

The Town of Yountville Parks & Recreation Master Plan process is in full swing! This Master Plan will evaluate community needs, document the history, and assess the current conditions of the Town’s parks and recreation facilities and programs. The final plan is intended to provide a road map that will guide decision-making to improve, maintain and

Get Involved, Get to Know Your Town – Boards & Commissions Positions

ZONING & DESIGN REVIEW BOARD (ZDRB)The Town of Yountville is seeking three (3) community volunteers to serve on the ZDRB.  The terms of office will commence July 20, 2022 and will expire July 19, 2025.  The purpose of the ZDRB is to review matters related to planning and development and make recommendations to the Town

California Veterans Board Meeting – May 10, 2022 – Housing & Re-Use in Yountville

Not usually a meeting to write home about, but it turns out the Veterans Board meeting yesterday had an agenda item filled with lots of surprises for the Vet’s home here in Yountville. Agenda item 7. Department Update was given by the Secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Vito Imbasciani. Most of