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The Napa County Planning Commission is scheduled to discuss such diverse topics as composting, a winery and unincorporated county marijuana cultivation policies.

Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, at the county administration building, 1195 Third St. in Napa. An item on Caldwell Vineyards winery has its own special time slot at 1 p.m.

Bob Pestoni/Upper Valley Disposal Service have applied to build a compressed natural gas refueling pump, increase food material composting and make other changes at 1285 Whitehall Lane near St. Helena. Some neighbors have expressed concerns about odor and noise.

Caldwell Vineyards returns to the commission from the Jan. 17 meeting. Some neighbors are concerned about a proposal to increase production and visitation at the winery at 270 Kreuzer Lane in the Coombsville area.

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The Board of Supervisors passed the marijuana issue to the commission. Commissioners will discuss possible land use policies for personal use outdoor cultivation.

Finally, commissioners are to discuss Planning Commission bylaw changes. The Board of Supervisors returned a previous version to create more efficient meetings to the commission for more work.


Napa County Reporter

Barry Eberling covers Napa County government, transportation, the environment and general assignments. He was worked for the Napa Valley Register since fall 2014 and previously worked 27 years for the Daily Republic of Fairfield. He is a graduate of UC Sa