City Council Weekly Digest

October 13, 2017 - This week's stories

 • Disaster Assistance to the North Bay Wildfires
 • 
Newspaper boxes ordinance community meting
 • Community meeting on proposed EV charger requirements
 • Oak Grove Avenue Bike Tour
 • Belle Haven and Marsh Road Shuttles Service Update
 • Circulation of Stanford General Use Permit Draft EIR 
 

Upcoming events:

Oct 14 to Oct 21
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Disaster Assistance to the North Bay Wildfires

The City of Menlo Park is in active response to the North Bay wildfires. The Building Division (part of the Community Development Department) and the Menlo Park Police Department are aiding those affected by the recent tragedies. The Menlo Park Police Department, through the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services, responded to an emergency request for law enforcement mutual aid early Monday morning, Oct. 9. Due to the emergent nature of the request, it was decided to send our entire Special Investigations Unit...Click to continue

Disaster Assistance to the North Bay Wildfires

Newspaper boxes ordinance community meting

The City of Menlo Park is hosting a Community Meeting to discuss the complaints related to the proliferation and lack of maintenance of newspaper racks within Menlo Park, especially in the downtown area. The goal of this meeting is to discuss possible solutions to address these complaints. Staff will present sample ordinances from other jurisdictions as well as a draft implementation timeline. We want and need your input and assistance in developing solutions to address...Click to continue

Newspaper boxes ordinance community meting

Community meeting on proposed EV charger requirements

City Staff will be hosting a community meeting Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Arrillaga Recreation Center (Elm Room) to discuss the proposed changes to the electric vehicle (EV) charger requirements. The proposed changes would potentially affect multifamily residential developments of five (5) or more units and all commercial developments in the City. CALGreen was the first state-adopted green building code in the nation and local jurisdictions have authority to adopt their own EV charger regulations...Click to continue

Community meeting on proposed EV charger requirements

Oak Grove Avenue Bike Tour

Join City staff on a bike tour of the newly installed bicycle improvements on Oak Grove Avenue, Crane Street and University Drive. The tour will start at Menlo-Atherton High School Sunday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. and include a brief overview of the project, followed by a tour of the route with discussion stops along the way. At the end of the tour, we will stop at Le Boulanger for an optional extended discussion and refreshments. The Oak Grove University Crane Bicycle Improvement Project is a one-year trial installation of a bicycle facility...Click to continue

Oak Grove Avenue Bike Tour

Belle Haven and Marsh Road Shuttles Service Update

The M2-Belle Haven and M3-Marsh Road shuttles are currently experiencing inconsistent service. We apologize for any inconvenience. Due to circumstances beyond our control, these routes may continue to experience occasional service disruptions. Staff is working with the service provider, MV Transportation, to ensure any negative service impacts are minimized and the issue is addressed as quickly as possible. Please note the following potential service disruptions, including possible cancellation...Click to continue
Belle Haven and Marsh Road Shuttles Service Update

Circulation of Stanford General Use Permit Draft EIR 

Earlier this week, the City received a letter from Santa Clara County Supervisor, Joe Simitian, on the circulation of the Stanford General Use Permit Draft EIR (DEIR). For context, Stanford had submitted an application to Santa Clara County for an additional 2.275 million sq. ft. of academic and academic-related development and 3,150 new housing units. The DEIR has been released and the comment period is open for 60 days. Santa Clara County is interested in hearing from our organization and encourages our review of the DEIR...Click to continue

Circulation of Stanford General Use Permit Draft EIR

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