City Council Weekly Digest

December 01, 2017 - This week's stories

 • City Council reorganization and selection of new Mayor set for Dec. 12
 • The City’s biennial 2017 Resident Satisfaction Survey is currently underway!
 • Winter Wine Walk Dec. 2
 • Provide Input on U.S. 101 Managed Lanes Project
 • Police Antenna Construction to Continue Friday, Dec. 8 - Parking Lot Closure
 • Local businesses shine in the Holiday Display Contest
 • The Menlo Park community takes center stage at the Holiday Showcase
 • Main Library siting meeting

Upcoming events:

Dec 02 to Dec 09
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City Council reorganization and selection of new Mayor set for Dec. 12

You are invited to the Menlo Park City Council reorganization meeting Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at 7 p.m. Please join Mayor Kirsten Keith, Mayor Pro Tem Peter Ohtaki, and City Councilmembers Ray Mueller, Catherine Carlton, and Rich Cline as they select the next Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem. We hope you can join us for the reorganization meeting and the reception that follows at the Latham-Hopkins Gatehouse...Click to continue

City Council reorganization and selection of new Mayor set for Dec. 12

The City’s biennial 2017 Resident Satisfaction Survey is currently underway!

The survey serves as a tool to assist the City Council and City staff in setting priorities, evaluating the community needs and establishing goals to improve service. It is important for the City to know how residents feel about the quality of everything from facilities and programs to events and services. The City is utilizing Godbe Research, a California corporation based locally in the city of Burlingame to conduct the survey.  Godbe Research will conduct an internet and telephone survey ...Click to continue

The City’s biennial 2017 Resident Satisfaction Survey is currently underway!

Winter Wine Walk Dec. 2

The Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation and The Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association presents the fourth Taste of the Mountains Wine Walk in Downtown Menlo Park. All ticket proceeds from the event will benefit the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation. Check in at Fremont Park for your wristband, glass and a map of the pouring locations – then kick-off the season and enjoy an afternoon of tasting and discovering. Purchase your favorites from the bottle booth...Click to continue

Winter Wine Walk Dec. 2

Local businesses shine in the Holiday Display Contest

Get ready to be dazzled this holiday season! The City of Menlo Park along with the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to bring you the Holiday Display Contest! Menlo Park businesses have decorated their stores with spectacular, eye-popping window and interior holiday displays for all to enjoy. These gorgeous creations will delight residents and visitors who can then vote for their favorites online. Voting is now open and will close at Noon Dec. 18...Click to continue

Local businesses shine in the Holiday Display Contest

Provide Input on U.S. 101 Managed Lanes Project

The US 101 Managed Lanes Project community meetings have been set and the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) is available for public review. Caltrans, in partnership with the San Mateo County Transportation Authority, and the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG), released the DEIR last week and posted public meeting dates. The report examines potential environmental impacts of the proposal to provide continuous...Click to continue

Provide Input on U.S. 101 Managed Lanes Project

Police Antenna Construction to Continue Friday, Dec. 8 - Parking Lot Closure

Work to improve the City’s emergency communication system will continue Dec. 8. A contractor is replacing an existing 60-foot high tower antenna located behind City Hall, with a new monopole structure that will be 120 feet high. With the increased height, the Police Department will be able to operate an independent radio communication network with full coverage for 911 dispatchers. Also mounted on the monopole will be antennas for Public Works...Click to continue

Police Antenna Construction to Continue Friday, Dec. 8 - Parking Lot Closure

The Menlo Park community takes center stage at the Holiday Showcase

The Holiday Showcase celebrates our talented community and dynamic array of classes and programs offered through the City. Join us Dec. 13, 2017, at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center to see a collection of fabulous performances where you, our talented community, enter the spotlight! It’s a fun-filled event that appeals to people of all ages and is a wonderful opportunity for students to build their confidence and bring the community together...Click to continue

The Menlo Park community takes center stage at the Holiday Showcase

Main Library siting meeting

Community members are invited to the first of three meetings to discuss options for siting a new Main Library on the Burgess Campus. In this meeting background on the Main Library Space Analysis Process will be shared and community members will engage in a conversation regarding the best location on the campus for a potential new library. We will examine programming opportunities a new building will offer, explore additional civic and community uses that might take place in the new building and offer insight into the desired...Click to continue

Main Library siting meeting

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