City Council Weekly Digest

Apr. 28, 2017 - This week's stories

 •  Willow-101 construction update
 •  Check it out! Home energy and water saving toolkits available at the library

 •  Community meeting for Middle Avenue Pedestrian & Bicycle Railroad Crossing Study
 •  Senior Center honors volunteers
 •  Family fun festivities at annual Kite Day
 •  2017 Bike to Work Day in Menlo Park

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Apr. 29 to May 06
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Willow-101 construction update

Willow-101 construction update

The construction of the Willow-101 interchange continues with PG&E’s relocation of overhead electric lines across 101 just north of Willow Road. Between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sunday, April 30, crews will be working on the freeway and CHP will be performing complete rolling stops in both directions during the work. Expect delays during this time or find alternative routes. PG&E begins relocating gas lines in the Bay Road and Van Buren Road area the week of May 1...Click to continue

Check it out! Home energy and water saving toolkits available at the library

Check it out! Home energy and water saving toolkits available at the library

The "Check It Out" Energy & Water Saving Toolkit is now available at libraries countywide. Starting April 25, all libraries in San Mateo County are offering special toolkits that community members can borrow to help them conserve water, use less electricity and save money by taking a few simple actions. The "Check It Out!" Energy and Water Savings Toolkit contains several supplies that individuals...Click to continue

Community meeting for Middle Avenue Pedestrian & Bicycle Railroad Crossing Study
 

Community meeting for Middle Avenue Pedestrian & Bicycle Railroad Crossing Study

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., the City will be hosting the first of three community meetings for the Middle Avenue Pedestrian & Bicycle Rail Crossing Study at the Menlo Church Social Hall (700B Chestnut Lane). At this meeting, community members will be able to choose their preferred crossing option (overcrossing or undercrossing)...Click to continue

Senior Center honors volunteers

Senior Center honors volunteers

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month. Menlo Park Senior Center honored its 40 volunteers through a very special luncheon Thursday, April 20 with close to 100 people in attendance. This past year, volunteers dedicated close to 8,000 hours of their time to the Center and its programs. From distributing Brown Bags, to teaching classes, to helping in the dining room, to cooking and assisting the front desk, volunteers play a key role in Senior...Click to continue

Family fun festivities at annual Kite Day

Family fun festivities at annual Kite Day

The City’s Community Services Department will be hosting our annual Kite Day event Saturday, May 6, 2017, from Noon to 3 p.m. at Bedwell-Bayfront Park. Residents are encouraged to come out and enjoy kite flying, snow cones, a bounce house and hot dog lunch. New this year, children can enjoy the view of Bedwell-Bayfront Park atop of our rock-climbing wall and create their own masterpiece in our spin art booth. A variety of informational booths from the...Click to continue

2017 Bike to Work Day in Menlo Park

2017 Bike to Work Day in Menlo Park

Bike to Work Day is coming this Thursday, May 11, 2017! Join in on the fun as the Bay Area rides to work together on bikes as part of National Bike Month in May. Biking is a great way to avoid traffic congestion, get exercise, save money and just plain have fun! Although these events are only during May, consider biking the rest of the year as an option to supplement or replace some driving trips. In order to help fuel your journey, there are energizer stations May 11...Click to continue

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