Barry Eberling, Napa Valley Register
Vineyard and winery development, wildfire prevention, greenhouse gas emissions — those were some of the topics Napa County Board of Supervisors hopefuls tackled in a candidates’ forum.
2nd District candidates Liz Alessio and Doris Gentry participated. 4th District candidates Amber Manfree and Peter Mott participated. 5th District candidates Mariam Aboudamous and incumbent Belia Ramos participated.
The Napa Valley Vintners and Napa Valley Grapegrowers sponsored the event Monday evening at CIA at Copia in the city of Napa’s Oxbow district. Three of the five Napa supervisor seats are on the March 5 ballot.
The six candidates sat in chairs in a Copia theater and looked up at about 225 people in the audience. Moderator Barry Martin asked questions. Do candidates think there has been too much vineyard and winery development, and what do they think about restrictions on applications that comply with current laws?