City Council Weekly Digest

January 26, 2018 - This week's stories

 • Gymnastics program reduces classes due to staff shortage
 • Planning Commission approves Development Agreement progress for Menlo Gateway 
 • Napa County Sheriff thanks San Mateo County first responders
 • Draft Newsrack Ordinance Community Meeting 
 • Our fitness classes support your healthy new year’s resolutions


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Gymnastics program reduces classes due to staff shortage

The Menlo Park Gymnastics program cut classes recently due to an ongoing staff shortage. When the program is at capacity it employs seven full-time employees and averages between 30-40 temporary part-time employees. The program relies heavily on part-time employees with much of the staffing consisting of high school and college aged students looking to work around their school schedule and other obligations. On average, the Gymnastics program needs ...Click to continue

Gymnastics program reduces classes due to staff shortage

Planning Commission approves Development Agreement progress for Menlo Gateway 

On Jan. 22, the Planning Commission completed its seventh annual review of the Menlo Gateway Development Agreement (DA). The Commission found that the property owner has demonstrated good faith compliance with the terms of DA over the past year and has made steady progress on the Independence Drive project site. Construction is nearly complete for the hotel, garage/health club, and office building fronting...Click to continue


Planning Commission approves Development Agreement progress for Menlo Gateway

Napa County Sheriff thanks San Mateo County first responders

Police attended the San Mateo County Board of Supervisor’s meeting Jan. 24, where officers from San Mateo County were honored and thanked by Napa County Sheriff Robertson for their assistance during the devastating Napa and Sonoma County fires. San Mateo County law enforcement agencies sent over 700 officers to assist both counties over a two week period. Menlo Park was able to send 18 officers during that time to assist. Sheriff Robertson gave high praise to the officers...Click to continue

Napa County Sheriff thanks San Mateo County first responders

Draft Newsrack Ordinance Community Meeting 

On Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, Oak Room The City of Menlo Park is hosting a Community Meeting to give input and insight on a draft Newspaper Racks Ordinance. During the Council’s last meeting about newspaper racks, they instructed staff to draft an ordinance, in coordination with publishers and distributors, and return to Council with a draft ordinance. Please view the draft ordinance, for which we are soliciting your feedback. We have tried...Click to continue

Draft Newsrack Ordinance Community Meeting

Our fitness classes support your healthy new year’s resolutions 

Each year, millions of people make resolutions for the New Year which are often long forgotten by the time February rolls around. Sticking to a resolution can be extremely tough because they are often unrealistic and start to feel unattainable. According to U.S. News Health, approximately 80% of new year's resolutions fail by second week of February. They assert that the first steps to success can be starting small and by keeping goals ...Click to continue

Fitness classes at the Arrillaga Recreation will help you achieve your new year’s resolutions

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