City Council Weekly Digest

May 19, 2017 - This week's stories

 •  Mayor to host panel discussion on immigration
 •  Police will host a child safety seat installation and inspection event
 •  Belle Haven traffic community meeting
 •  Arrillaga Family Gymnastics Center 5 year birthday celebration
 •  Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing community meeting
 •  Willow-101 interchange groundbreaking ceremony
 •  Oak Grove bicycle improvements project request for bids issued
 

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May 20 to May 27
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Mayor to host panel discussion on immigration

Mayor to host panel discussion on immigration

Community members are invited to join in a panel discussion on recent developments related to immigration, ICE, and how the nation is handling detainees in the County Jail. The panel discussion will be moderated by Kirsten Keith, Menlo Park Mayor. Panelists include: Sheriff Carlos Bolanos, San Mateo County; Captain Paul Kunkel, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office; Iliana Rodriguez, Human Services Agency Director of San Mateo County; and Commander...Click to continue

Police will host a child safety seat installation and inspection event

Police will host a child safety seat installation and inspection event

In this country, 4 out of 5 child safety seats are being used incorrectly. As part of a California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), grant, the police department is hosting a child safety seat installation and inspection event to provide traffic safety education Saturday, June 10, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Burgess Park parking lot located at 701 Laurel Street. Residents are encouraged to bring...Click to continue

Belle Haven traffic community meeting

Belle Haven traffic community meeting

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Senior Center Ballroom, the City will host a community meeting to discuss transportation issues in the Belle Haven neighborhood. City staff will be in attendance to give an update on the construction of Willow/101 interchange, to discuss the upcoming traffic study on ways to reduce cut-through traffic and other proposed transportation improvements for the area. Please join us to hear updates, ask questions and provide...Click to continue

Arrillaga Family Gymnastics Center 5 year birthday celebration

Arrillaga Family Gymnastics Center 5 year birthday celebration

Sunday, May 7, Mnelo Park’s Arrillaga Family Gymnastics Center celebrated the facility’s fifth birthday and displayed our world class facility. The facility houses all Olympic quality competitive equipment and is capable of offering six gymnastics classes and one circus arts class at the same. We also have a viewing area for observers...Click to continue

Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing community meeting

Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing community meeting

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, Sequoia Room, the City will host the third community meeting on the Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing Study. The project team will present the proposed alternatives and impacts including construction and “shoofly” designs. The community will have this opportunity to weigh in on track elevation options and connectivity...Click to continue

Willow-101 interchange groundbreaking ceremony

Willow-101 interchange groundbreaking ceremony

Elected officials, agency staff and construction contractors gathered Tuesday, May 16, 2017, to celebrate the start of the Willow Road and U.S. 101 Interchange project construction. A groundbreaking ceremony was held near the construction site to kick-off the construction and thank all those involved in moving this project forward, including Caltrans, City/County Association of Governments , San Mateo County Transportation Authority, City of Menlo Park and City of East Palo Alto...Click to continue

Oak Grove bicycle improvements project request for bids issued

Oak Grove bicycle improvements project request for bids issued

On Friday, May 12, 2017, a public bid request was issued to hire a striping contractor for the Oak Grove, University, Crane Bicycle Improvement Project. The project is a one-year trial installation of a bicycle facility on segments of Oak Grove Avenue, University Drive and Crane Street. The City is looking to get the project started this summer to begin the one year trial period. The route connects key destinations in the City...Click to continue

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