City Council Weekly Digest

December 08, 2017 - This week's stories

 • 5 things you need to know about district elections
 • Police department honors officers and employees
 • Help keep Menlo Park streets clean
 

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5 things you need to know about district elections

The City of Menlo Park is changing the way City Council members are elected, from at large elections to "by district" elections. Here are some important things to know about this change. Once notified of a legal challenge (received the letter in August 2017), the City Council adopted a Resolution of Intention to make the change to "by district" City Council elections voluntarily. The alternative would have been to fight the challenge. So far...Click to continue

5 things you need to know about district elections

Police department honors officers and employees

On Dec. 2, the Police Department recognized its employee and officer of the year for 2017 at the annual employee appreciation dinner sponsored by the Menlo Park Police Foundation. In addition, Chief Bob Jonsen was recognized by police employees and the foundation for his commitment and leadership to the department for over four years. Officer Felicia Byars was presented with her retirement badge and plaque for her...Click to continue

Police department honors officers and employees

Help keep Menlo Park streets clean

Along with the environmental and social benefits of the City’s expansive tree canopy comes the winter task of removing all the fallen leaves. Every residential and commercial street in the City is swept on a regular schedule. The peak of leaf removal season is from November through February, when all of the streets are swept once per week. Residents can help the process by not parking on the street during their street sweeping day. The street sweeping day is generally...Click to continue

Help keep Menlo Park streets clean

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