City Council Weekly Digest

June 2, 2017 - This week's stories

 •  City Manager Presents 2017-18 Budget to Community

 •  June 5 MidPen Community Meeting 

 •  City staff volunteer to teach local children about city planning
 •  Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing Community Meeting


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June 03 to June 10
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City Manager Presents 2017-18 Budget to Community

City Manager Alex McIntyre presented his proposed 2017-18 budget to the community at a public meeting Wednesday, May 31. The $116.88 million balanced budget continues to make substantial progress on the City Council’s 56 work plan initiatives for 2017-18 and provides modest service level enhancements. The General Fund, the fund responsible for the vast majority of services to the community, has a proposed spending plan of $56.26 million...Click to continue

City Manager Presents 2017-18 Budget to Community

June 5 MidPen Community Meeting

Mayor Kirsten Keith is hosting a community meeting to solicit community input on the proposed project and MidPen’s request for funding.  The City has conducted extensive outreach to ensure that residents and stakeholders are aware of the meeting, including mailing 1900 post cards to every address in the Belle Haven Neighborhood, email notifications to the City’s Housing list, outreach through Beechwood School, the Ravenswood School District, social media and...Click to continue

June 5 MidPen Community Meeting

City staff volunteer to teach local children about city planning

Several City of Menlo Park employees had an opportunity to share their knowledge of planning and public works with a group of fourth graders as part of a unique learning activity called "Geometrocity." Students at the Upper Laurel School were tasked with playing the role of mathematician, politician and urban designer and were organized into groups that focused on a given area of their “city” and later, merging districts together into a hopeful utopia. Using a set of...Click to continue

City staff volunteer to teach local children about city planning

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 issues. Please join us...Click to continue

Ravenswood Avenue Railroad Crossing Community Meeting

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