City Council Weekly Digest

May 26, 2017 - This week's stories

 •  City Manager’s Budget Workshop is May 31
 •  Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks are moving forward
 •  Join the Menlo Park community emergency drill June 24
 •  Menlo Park Senior Center volunteer wins prestigious award
 •  Adult softball swings to a close as Nealon renovations start
 •  Staff attends American Planning Association National Conference
 •  Bay Road closed for PG&E gas work
 •  City celebrates Public Works Week

 

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City Manager’s Budget Workshop is May 31

City Manager Alex D. McIntyre invites the public to join him and his executive team Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers for a presentation on the proposed fiscal year 2017–18 budget. The workshop will provide an overview of the City Manager’s draft $116 million spending plan and an opportunity to ask questions and make comments. The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed budget at its June 6 meeting and consider it for adoption June 20. The city’s fiscal year starts July 1.


City Manager’s Budget Workshop is May 31

Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks are moving forward

The Santa Cruz Avenue Sidewalk project is advancing on schedule with phase 1 and 2 are already complete and phase 3 getting underway. Phase 3 will continue until late June and then work will begin on the 4th and final phase. The entire project is expected to finish this fall. The current phase 3 work includes the installation of sidewalks, accessible ramps, and storm drain pipe along the north side of Santa Cruz Avenue between Johnson Street and San Mateo Drive. Within the phase 3...Click to continue

Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks are moving forward

Join the Menlo Park community emergency drill June 24

A joint community emergency drill with community resident volunteers, organizations and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) first responders will be held Saturday, June 24, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Fremont Park. Menlo Park residents are encouraged to participate in the drill (no prior emergency response experience required.) This drill, “Neighbors Helping Neighbors,” is organized by the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's Community Crisis Management Team , in cooperation with...Click to continue


Join the Menlo Park community emergency drill June 24

Menlo Park Senior Center volunteer wins prestigious award

A group of 12 Menlo Park Senior Center volunteers attended the 43rd Annual Recognition event by Retired Seniors and Volunteers Program (RSVP) of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Thursday, May 18, 2017. This year, eight seniors were chosen to receive the prestigious President's Volunteer Service Lifetime Achievement Award, one of whom, Hortensia Rosales, was from Menlo Park Senior Center. Since 2005, Mrs. Rosales has donated over 4,000 hours of her time to ...Click to continue


Menlo Park Senior Center volunteer wins prestigious award

Adult softball swings to a close as Nealon renovations start

The adult softball season ended in mid-May with the crowning of two new league champions. Team “Top Shelf” reclaimed their crown with a 26-12 victory over the “Underdogs” in the final round and “Krefelds” squeaked out a 22-20 win over “I&I” as longtime rivals clashed in an epic battle for the crown. Scores and final standings. With the season wrapping up, the Nealon Park Softball field can now be prepared for a full renovation. The Nealon Park Sports Field is getting an upgrade...Click to continue


Adult softball swings to a close as Nealon renovations start

Staff attends American Planning Association National Conference

Each spring, the American Planning Association (APA) conducts a national conference. This year, over 6,000 practitioners from cities across the nation as well as from 31 different countries came together to exchange ideas, explore new trends, and learn from leading professionals about challenges, solutions and best practices that are shaping the planning profession. Five staff members from the Community Development and Public Works Departments attended the conference...Click to continue


Staff attends American Planning Association National Conference

Bay Road closed for PG&E gas work

PG&E is upgrading and relocating a gas main on Van Buren and Bay Roads. Bay Road will be completely closed from Willow Road to Windermere Avenue, open only to local traffic Monday through Friday during the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. A detour has been set up and construction signs have been posted at various locations to direct traffic around this work zone. Van Buren Road is completely closed 24 hours per day from Bay Road to Windermere Avenue. These closures are expected to continue through July. Please take...Click to continue


Bay Road closed for PG&E gas work

City celebrates Public Works Week

This year National Public Works Week celebrates the vital role Public Works plays in connecting us all together. The theme is “Public Works Connects Us.” To celebrate the occasion, Public Works maintenance staff wanted to connect with the community. On Friday, staff spent the morning at the Belle Haven Child Development Center. About 90 preschoolers were able to meet the people who maintain their school and neighborhood. Kids were excited see the tools and equipment, especially the front end loader and compactor. Events like...Click to continue


City celebrates Public Works Week

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