City Council Weekly Digest

Mar. 24, 2017 - This week's stories

 • New bike lanes on Haven Avenue and Constitution Drive
 • Menlo Park participated in a community immigration forum
 • Bedwell Bayfront Park master plan process underway
 • Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem and Personal Power workshop
 • Welcome new assistant community development director
 • Menlo Park gymnast qualifies for State!
 • Library space needs study results revealed on Tuesday

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Mar. 25 to Apr. 01
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New bike lanes on Haven Avenue and Constitution Drive

New bike lanes on Haven Avenue and Constitution Drive

On-street parking along the north side of Haven Avenue and along both sides of Constitution Drive between Chrysler Drive and Chilco Street was removed to create room for the newly installed bike lanes that will provide the local community and commuters with transportation alternatives in these areas. Haven Avenue features green striping in high bike-vehicle interaction areas which helps to increase ...Click to continue


Menlo Park participated in a community immigration forum

Menlo Park participated in a community immigration forum

At the Eternal Life Church in Menlo Park, City Councilmember Richard Cline and Menlo Park Police Commander Dave Bertini sat as guest panelists during a community forum on immigration. Joining them was East Palo Alto Vice Mayor Ruben Abrica and East Palo Alto Police Chief Al Pardini along with Immigrations Attorneys from Stanford University and Community Legal Services. The purpose ...Click to continue


Bedwell Bayfront Park master plan process underway

Bedwell Bayfront Park master plan process underway

A master planning process is underway to address existing maintenance and capital improvement needs and establish a park vision guiding improvements for the next 25 years. The community is invited to attend the upcoming public meetings to provide input on their vision for the park’s future. The City will host project information booths at Bedwell Bayfront Park Saturday mornings, March 25, April 1 and ...Click to continue

Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem and Personal Power workshop

Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem and Personal Power workshop

Bell Haven Child Development Center will be hosting a parent workshop, Building your Child’s Self Esteem and Personal Power April 4, from 5-6:30 p.m. at 410 Ivy Drive, Menlo Park. The participants will review and discuss the stages of social and emotional development, including development of empathy and social skills. Learn specific ways to guide and support children to develop positive and ...Click to continue

Welcome new assistant community development director

Welcome new assistant community development director

The Community Development Department is very happy to introduce the Department’s newest member – Mark Muenzer – who will be serving as the assistant director overseeing the Planning Division. Mark started with the City Monday, March 20. Mark is joining the City of Menlo Park from the City of Evanston, Illinois, where he was the community development director for a community that is home to ...Click to continue

Menlo Park gymnast qualifies for State!

Menlo Park gymnast qualifies for State!

On March 4 Sophie Simons competed in the Pot of Gold Gymnastics Meet. This meet was the last opportunity to qualify for the State Gymnastics competition where the top finishers have the opportunity to participate at the national level in Regionals. Sophie had her best uneven parallel bar routine ever and scored a 9.05, placing third. She also placed second on vault and third on balance beam and floor exercise landing her third all-around in the competition ...Click to continue


Library space needs study results revealed on Tuesday

Library space needs study results revealed on Tuesday

Following six months of intense study of the existing library structure and extensive staff and public involvement, the results of the space needs study of the Main Library will be presented to the City Council at their March 28 meeting. The presentation will examine the deficiencies of the current building as they pertain to the vision of future library services for the Menlo Park community. Options ...Click to continue

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