Weekly Digest

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For the week of December 30, 2019

This week's stories

• Holiday tree recycling collection happening through Jan. 31
• New Year’s celebration reminder: No discharging of firearms or fireworks
• Overnight parking enforcement to resume Jan. 3

Upcoming public meetings

• Wednesday, January 8, 7 p.m.
  Complete Streets Commission meeting
• Thursday, January 9, 5:30-7 p.m.
  Budget process informational workshop
• Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m.-Noon 
  New Belle Haven Community Center and Library
  community meeting
• Monday, January 13, 7 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting
• Tuesday, January 14, 7 p.m.
  City Council meeting


Upcoming events

• January 1, All Day
  City Hall closed - New Years Holiday
• January 6, 6:30 p.m.
  Film Screening: The Year We Thought about Love
• January 7, 6:30 p.m.

  E-Library Tips
• January 8, 7 p.m.

  Get Ready for Spring Gardening
• View all events
  City calendar

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Holiday tree recycling collection happening through Jan. 31

Menlo Park residents can place trees in the street for pickup as part of the City’s franchise agreement with Recology San Mateo County. Crews will collect holiday trees placed curbside next to your green compost cart on your regular collection day between December 26, 2019, and January 31, 2020. Please remember to keep trees out of bike lanes and out of the storm gutter. Holiday tree recycling guidelines: Trees should be...Click to continue

holiday trees set out for collection

New Year’s celebration reminder: No discharging of firearms or fireworks

The Police Department reminds the community that discharging a firearm and/or using or possessing fireworks within Menlo Park are illegal and these serious crimes can cause severe injury or death to another person. There will be no tolerance for celebratory gunfire or fireworks. The reckless discharge of a firearm is a felony under Section 246.3 of the California Penal Code and the use and/or possession of…Click to continue 

new years reminder: no fireworks or firearms

Overnight parking enforcement resumes Jan. 3

The City of Menlo Park does not enforce the overnight parking ordinance over the holidays (Dec. 20 - Jan. 2) to help accommodate visiting guests and shifts these resources to increase patrols in downtown and residential districts. These increased patrols during the holidays seek to help deter crimes of theft. Please remember not to leave purchases, laptops, wallets, purses and other items visible in your vehicles, which can be a target for criminals. The Police Department…Click to continue

overnight parking permit

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