Posted on: November 22, 2016

November 29, 2016 - City Council Meeting

On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, the City Council will continue its discussion on the proposed General Plan and M-2 Area Update, also known as ConnectMenlo, and potentially take action on the project.  The proposed plan is a long range planning doc...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

November 15, 2016 - City Council Meeting

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, the City Council will be considering the proposed General Plan and M-2 Area Update, also known as ConnectMenlo.  The proposed plan is a long range planning document that establishes a vision for a live/work/play en...Read on...

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Posted on: October 15, 2016

Fiscal Impact Analysis (FIA) is now available

The revised Fiscal Impact Analysis (FIA) prepared for the General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update is now available for review.  A brief presentation on the FIA will be given at the Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Planning Commission meeting on the proposed pr...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update Public Hearing

On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on the proposed General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update. At the meeting, members of the public and Commissioners will have an opportunity to provide comments on the prop...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

October 10, 2016 - Release of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR)

The Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR), which includes the responses to comments received on the Draft Environmental Impact Report, for the ConnectMenlo General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update is now available.  Copies of the FEIR are on file for re...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

ConnectMenlo Fiscal Impact Analysis Now Available

On Monday, September 12, the Planning Commission will be discussing the Fiscal Impact Analysis (FIA) that was prepared for the General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update. The FIA projects potential changes in revenue and expenditures, and net fiscal impacts ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Reminder: ConnectMenlo Open House - September 1, 2016

The open house will highlight several key issues in the city that were expressed by the community throughout the ConnectMenlo process. Please join us to learn more about ConnectMenlo and how ConnectMenlo and other city programs are addressing the topics o...Read on...

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

August 1, 2016 - End of ConnectMenlo DEIR Comment Review Period

Reminder:  The comment review period for the General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update (ConnectMenlo) Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) ends on Monday, August 1, 2016.  All comments must be written and received by 5:30 p.m.  Comments may be emailed to...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

July 19, 2016 - City Council Meeting

The City Council will be considering a revised project schedule for ConnectMenlo at its meeting on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.Read on...

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Posted on: July 13, 2016

General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update EIR Comment Review Period Extended

On Tuesday, July 12, the City Council conducted a special meeting to discuss whether to extend the comment review for the General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR).  The Council approved a 15-day extension for the com...Read on...

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

July 11, 2016 - ConnectMenlo Draft EIR

On Monday, July 11, 2016, the Planning Commission will be conducting a public hearing to receive comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared for the General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update.  All verbal comments on the ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

ConnectMenlo Upcoming Meetings

Menlo Park staff and consultants will be providing a presentation to the East Palo Alto City Council on the Facebook Campus Expansion Project and ConnectMenlo General Plan Update Draft Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs).

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

June 20, 2016 - Planning Commission to receive comments on Draft EIR

On Monday, June 20, 2016, the Planning Commission will be conducting a public hearing to receive comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared for the General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update.  All verbal comments on the Draft EIR receiv...Read on...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

ConnectMenlo Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Now Available

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the General Plan and M-2 Area Zoning Update is now available for review.  The EIR analyzes potential impacts of the proposed project in a variety of topic areas, including biological resources, greenhouse ga...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

M-2 Area Zoning Update Study Session

On Monday, May 23, 2016, the Planning Commission will be conducting a study session on the M-2 Area Zoning Update, which consists of three new zoning districts (O – Office, LS – Life Science, and R-MU  - Residential Mixed Use), and potent...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

April 21, 2016 - General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) Meeting Agenda

Please join us for the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers (701 Laurel St.).  The agenda and meeting materials, which includes a summary of comments on the proposed zoning regulation...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

April 21, 2016 - General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) Meeting

Please join us for the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers (701 Laurel St.).  The GPAC will be providing guidance on potential modifications to the draft zoning regulations a...Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2016

Community Amenities Topic Meeting – March 24, 2016

Please join us at the final topic meeting on the proposed M-2 Area zoning this Thursday,
March 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center (110 Terminal Avenue). The topic for the meeting is Community Amenities.  Some of the questions that will be discussed a...Read on...

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Posted on: March 7, 2016

ConnectMenlo Topic: Green and Sustainable Building Regulations

Please mark your calendars and join us for the upcoming ConnectMenlo topic meetings related to the proposed Office (O), Life Science (LS) and Residential Mixed-Use (R-MU) zoning districts.

Thursday, March 10Topic: Green and Sustainable Building Regul...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

ConnectMenlo Topic: Zoning and Design Regulations

Please join us on Thursday, March 3, to learn more about what is being proposed as part of the new Office (O), Life Science (LS), and Residential Mixed Use (R-MU) zoning districts in the M-2 Area.  A presentation on the proposed development and design sta...Read on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2016

ConnectMenlo Topic #1: Green and Sustainable Building Meeting (2/25) – Postponed

The Green and Sustainable Building Topic Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 25, has been postponed due to a conflict with another community event. 

Please stay tuned for future bulletins and updates to the project webpage as more information about th...

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Posted on: February 18, 2016

Notice of Public Meeting

MENLO PARK GENERAL PLAN UPDATETOPIC MEETING SERIES

Thursdays, February 25, March 3 and March 10, 2016
Menlo Park Senior Center110 Terminal Avenue, Menlo Park
6:30 p.m.

You are invited to participate in the upcoming discussions around specifi...Read on...

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Posted on: February 11, 2016

ConnectMenlo Schedule Update

In the upcoming weeks, the ConnectMenlo team will be hosting a series of topic meetings to continue the dialogue regarding the draft zoning districts and regulations for the M-2 Area. The meetings are intended to be informative and a venue to provide feed...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

February 5, 2016 - ConnectMenlo Status Update

ScheduleOn Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the City Council will be considering revisions to the ConnectMenlo schedule. Please stay tuned for the upcoming meeting schedule.

Draft Zoning Ordinance CommentsThe Draft Zoning Ordinances (Draft Office (O) Zoni...Read on...

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

Proposed M-2 Area Zoning Regulations Now Available

The draft zoning district regulations for the proposed Office (O), Life Science (LS) and R-MU (Residential Mixed-Use) zoning districts in the M-2 Area are now available for review. On Thursday, January 14, 2016, please join the ConnectMenlo team for a foc...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

ConnectMenlo Focus Group Meeting Rescheduled

The Focus Group meeting on the proposed zoning regulations for the M-2 Area has been rescheduled from Thursday, December 17, 2015 to Thursday, January 14, 2016.  A draft of the proposed regulations will be released in early January prior to the meeting. T...Read on...

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

December 17, 2015 - ConnectMenlo Focus Group Meeting

On November 18, 2015, ConnectMenlo hosted a panel discussion on the purpose of zoning and how zoning can be a tool to help shape communities. If you missed the symposium, the presentation and video are now available to view.

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

November 18, 2015 - ConnectMenlo Symposium on Zoning

Have you ever wondered what shapes the look and size of a building or why homes, retail shops or industrial uses are located where they are in a City?  On November 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers (701 Laurel Street), please join the Con...

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Posted on: December 30, 2014

December 30, 2014 - Land Use Survey Now Available

The City of Menlo Park seeks your ideas regarding various land use “Alternatives,” in the “M-2 Area,” which is generally the business parks between US 101 and the San Francisco Bay. Change in this area has been esta...Read on...

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Posted on: December 8, 2014

December 9, 2014 - City Council/Planning Commission Joint Study Session

The City Council and Planning Commission will be conducting a joint study session on the Draft Guiding Principles of the General Plan tomorrow, December 9, 2014, at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers. It will be an opportunity to further discuss and pot...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2014

December 4, 2014 - General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #3

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, the GPAC will be revisiting the draft Guiding Principles in preparation for the joint City Council/Planning Commission Study Session on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.  At Thursday’s meeting, the GPAC will also be discussing the ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

November 10, 2014 - General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting #2

On Monday, November 10, 2014, the GPAC will be reviewing and discussing the draft Guiding Principles and the findings from ConnectMenlo’s recent workshops and community events in preparation for the Joint City Council/Planning Commission Study Session on ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 23, 2014

October 26, 2014 (11:59 pm) - Deadline for ConnectMenlo Survey

Menlo Park citizens have begun drafting Guiding Principles to describe our shared values and define the kind of community we want.  Take the online survey to prioritize these statements or add your own.  The Guiding Principles will help shape future goals...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 – Download the ConnectMenlo App Now

ConnectMenlo has launched its mobile app.  Now you can stay informed on the go.  Download the mobile app to also view what we saw on our recent mobile tours!

To download the mobile app, please follow the instructions below:

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

November 15, 2016 - City Council Meeting

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016 the City Council will hold a second reading on the required ordinances associated with its approval of the Facebook Campus Expansion Project (301-309 Constitution Drive). The meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the City C...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2016

November 1, 2016 - City Council Meeting

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016 the City Council will hold a public hearing on the Facebook Campus Expansion Project (301-309 Constitution Drive) to consider the requested land use entitlements and the Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR). The meeti...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

September 15, 2016 - Release of the Final Enviromental Impact Report for Facebook Campus Expansion

On September 15, 2016, the City of Menlo Park released the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Facebook Campus Expansion Project (301-309 Constitution Drive). The FEIR is now available online and hard copies are available for review at the Ci...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

July 19, 2016 - City Council Meeting

At its meeting on July 19, 2016, the City Council will be considering the Facebook Term Sheet for the Development Agreement for the Facebook Campus Expansion Project located at 301-309 Constitution Drive and authorize City Manager to modify project schedu...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

July 5, 2016 - East Palo Alto City Council Meeting

Menlo Park staff and consultants will be providing a presentation to the East Palo Alto City Council on the Facebook Campus Expansion Project and ConnectMenlo General Plan Update Draft Environmental Impact Reports (EIRs).

Tuesday, July 5, 2016East Pa...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2016

Middle Plaza at 500 El Camino Real Project Notice of Preparation (NOP) Now Available

The Notice of Preparation (NOP) for the Infill Environmental Impact Report (Infill EIR) for the Middle Plaza at 500 El Camino Real Project is now available for review and comment. The release of the NOP begins the 30-day comment period to solicit input fr...Read on...

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Posted on: May 26, 2016

Facebook Campus Expansion project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) now available

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Facebook Campus Expansion Project is now available. The DEIR analyzes potential impacts of the proposed project on the environment. In addition, a Draft Fiscal Impact Analysis (DFIA) is al...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

New affordable housing leasing up

Sequoia Belle Haven

MidPen's Sequoia Belle Haven project at 1200 Willow Road is currently leasing and expects to be moving in residents in early 2017. This project provides 90 new affordable apartments for the community’s senior population as well as new senior res...Read on...


Posted on: November 5, 2016

Officers respond to an apparent suicide

On Nov. 5, 2016, at approximately 9:07 a.m., Menlo Park police officers responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Madera Avenue on a reported medical issue. Upon arrival, officers located an adult female in a bedroom of the home, deceased from an appa...Read on...

Commander William A. Dixon

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Reminder: Community meeting for Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing

On Monday, May 2, members of the Menlo Park community will have an opportunity to give input on the study to separate Ravenswood Avenue from the Caltrain railroad tracks. The first of three community meetings is set for Monday, May 2, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. i...Read on...

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