City Council Weekly Digest

July 21, 2017 - This week's stories

 • The summer fun keeps rolling with the 2017 Menlo Movie Series
 • Welcoming Back the New Sustainability Manager
 • Volunteers needed for Transportation Master Plan Committee
 • City kicks off $4 million street resurfacing project
 • Menlo Park supports 100 percent clean energy goal
 • SunShares offers discounted home solar and electric vehicles
 • Bay Road closure hours extending


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July 22 to July 29
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The summer fun keeps rolling with the 2017 Menlo Movie Series

Make sure to head out to this year’s Menlo Movie Series which features nine weeks of free movies, a family friendly atmosphere, beautiful Menlo Park weather, and an overall experience that is sure to please. This year’s Movie Series kicks off the season at the Onetta Harris Community Center Thursday, July 27 at 8:45 p.m. with Moana. Bring out the family, a blanket, chairs and a snack to enjoy this adventure with Moana and her pot-bellied sidekick Pua. On Friday, August 4...Click to continue

The summer fun keeps rolling with the 2017 Menlo Movie Series

Welcoming Back the New Sustainability Manager

City Manager Alex D. Mcintyre is happy to announce the appointment of Rebecca Lucky, (formerly Rebecca Fotu) as the new Sustainability Manager. Rebecca previously served as the City’s Environmental Programs Manager until June 2014. She will start in August. Ms. Lucky is returning to the City of Menlo Park after a three-year hiatus with New Zealand’s National Government. She was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Ministry for the Environment, and...Click to continue

Welcoming Back the New Sustainability Manager

Volunteers needed for Transportation Master Plan Committee

The City is looking for two community volunteers to serve on the Transportation Master Plan Oversight and Outreach Committee. The 11-member, City Council appointed Committee will provide advisory input and recommendations to the project team regarding the outreach process and draft Master Plan materials and submittals . The committee members will also be the community ambassadors to encourage public engagement at future project...Click to continue

Volunteers needed for Transportation Master Plan Committee

City kicks off $4 million street resurfacing project

The City is responsible for maintaining over 96 miles of streets, many of which experience varying degrees of wear depending on the volumes of traffic, drainage patterns and soil conditions. To determine street repair needs, the City uses a software based Pavement Management System and works with consultants who inspect and assess the condition of the City’s streets every two years. The software is used to analyze and identify street sections within the City’s...Click to continue

City kicks off $4 million street resurfacing project

Menlo Park supports 100 percent clean energy goal

This week the City Council voted to adopt a resolution for a vision of 100 percent renewable energy powering Menlo Park by 2030. Menlo Park is already well on its way thanks in part to Peninsula Clean Energy and its strategic goal to source all of its energy from renewable power sources by 2025. Peninsula Clean Energy is the official electricity provider in San Mateo County and Menlo Park has already opted up to 100 percent renewable, 100 percent carbon-free electricity...Click to continue

 Menlo Park supports 100 percent clean energy goal

SunShares offers discounted home solar and electric vehicles

The City of Menlo Park is excited to announce that SunShares is back again this year! SunShares is a renewable energy program making it easier and more affordable for residents to go solar or purchase an electric vehicle. SunShares offers discounts and helps renters learn more about their clean energy options. If you’ve ever thought about installing solar or buying an electric vehicle, SunShares can help! SunShares pools the buying power of participants to get discounted...Click to continue
SunShares offers discounted home solar and electric vehicles

Bay Road closure hours extending

Bay Road will be completely closed from 5 a.m. until 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday starting July 24, 2017, until Aug. 11, 2017. PG&E crews are doing final gas pipeline installation and testing which requires longer work days for public safety. Please use Middlefield Road or U.S. 101 during these times and expect delays along Willow Road. PG&E is relocating a gas main in this area in advance of the Willow-101 interchange project. the gas line work is expected to be completed by the end of August 2017...Click to continue

Bay Road closure hours extending

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