City Council Weekly Digest

December 15, 2017 - This week's stories

 • Turn restrictions coming to Willows neighborhood
 • Police and fire team up with American Red Cross to donate blood
 • Onetta Harris toy drive and giveaway
 • Belle Haven Traffic Study
 • Belle Haven Branch Library to close for improvements
 • Red Carpet rolled out for City Employee Recognition Awards Luncheon

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Dec 16 to Dec 23
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Turn restrictions coming to Willows neighborhood

On Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, the following turn restrictions will be installed within the Willows neighborhood, no right turns from Chester, Durham & O’Keefe to Willow Road, 3-7 p.m. weekdays (Except SamTrans and school buses) and no left turns from Woodland to Baywood, 3-7 p.m. weekdays. These restrictions will apply to all vehicles. While drivers adjust to these changes, conditions may temporarily worsen, but are expected to improve. Please drive...Click to continue
Turn restrictions coming to Willows neighborhood

Police and fire team up with American Red Cross to donate blood

Members of the Menlo Park community are invited to roll up their sleeves and join their local police and fire heroes in helping to ensure hospitals and patients have the lifesaving blood they need. Menlo Park firefighters and law enforcement personnel are teaming up with the American Red Cross for their first-ever Battle of the Badges blood drive to see who can recruit the most eligible donors in the community to give blood. Battle of the Badges is a friendly competition...Click to continue

Police and fire team up with American Red Cross to donate blood

Onetta Harris toy drive and giveaway

Sunday, Dec. 17, The City of Menlo Park is partnering with Generation Reformation to host their annual toy drive/toy giveaway at the Onetta Harris Community Center. Generation Reformation is a nonprofit organization that provides underprivileged communities resources, programs and events. Some Menlo Park families rely on organizations like Generation Reformation which exemplifies the meaning of giving. This annual celebration gives the community an opportunity to...Click to continue

Onetta Harris toy drive and giveaway

Belle Haven Traffic Study

Electronic traffic data collection equipment and crew members have been dispersed throughout the Belle Haven Neighborhood for the last few weeks in an effort to collect comprehensive traffic data for the upcoming Belle Haven Traffic Calming Study. This traffic counting effort will continue until end of this week and the study will commence shortly after the data has been reviewed. The City is conducting a traffic calming study to address cut-through traffic concerns in the Belle Haven neighborhood...Click to continue

Belle Haven Traffic Study

Belle Haven Branch Library to close for improvements

The Belle Haven Branch Library will close Dec. 17 and reopen Jan. 9 with a new look and with expanded hours. City staff will be working hard over winter break adding fresh paint, new carpeting, new furniture and new items to the library's collection. The City Council approved the expanded hours and the library's refresh at their Oct. 17 meeting. Beginning Jan. 9, the new public hours are...Click to continue
Belle Haven Branch Library to close for improvements

Red Carpet rolled out for City Employee Recognition Awards Luncheon

City employees walked the red carpet Thursday for their annual Employee Recognition Awards Luncheon where award recipients received "treemies" awards for Excellence in Service Delivery, Innovation, Leadership, Teamwork and Safety. Employees were also honored for longevity and awards were given for 5 years, 10 years and 15 years of service. Special recognition went to...Click to continue
Red Carpet rolled out for City Employee Recognition Awards Luncheon

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