City Council Weekly Digest

March 12, 2018 - This week's stories

 • Menlo Park launches ACT Menlo Park reporting tool
 • 
Planning Commission approves development project at 1540 El Camino Real
 • City Expands Herbicide-Free Parks Program to include all Parks and Facilities
 • Changes for the former Sunset Magazine property


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Menlo Park launches ACT Menlo Park reporting tool

The City of Menlo Park recently launched a mobile app called “ACT Menlo Park” that anyone can download for free to report problems or issues throughout the city. ACT Menlo Park replaces the former web-based system with a more transparent, efficient, consumer-friendly format that more easily allows for anyone from city officials to members of the public to track the progress on problems that have been reported. The free ACT Menlo Park app is downloadable...Click to continue

Menlo Park launches ACT Menlo Park reporting tool

Planning Commission approves development project at 1540 El Camino Real

On Feb. 26, 2018, the Planning Commission reviewed and unanimously approved the proposed mixed-use residential and office development located at 1540 El Camino Real. The proposal will comprehensively redevelop the existing site and commercial building, formally Beltramo’s Wines and Spirits which closed in 2016 after the property owners decided to cease operations and sell the property...Click to continue

Planning Commission approves development project at 1540 El Camino Real

City Expands Herbicide-Free Parks Program to include all Parks and Facilities

On March 1, the City’s herbicide-free park maintenance contractor, Ecological Concerns, Inc., started work at the Civic Center campus. Based on the success of the one year pilot to maintain four City parks without the use of herbicides and the competitive request for proposals, City Council authorized funding for the expansion of the herbicide-free park program to include all City parks and facility grounds. The contractor is tasked with...Click to continue

City Expands Herbicide-Free Parks Program to include all Parks and Facilities

Changes for the former Sunset Magazine property

In 2015, Sunset Publishing moved its headquarters to Oakland’s Jack London Square. Many Menlo Park residents have fond memories of the former Sunset Magazine site located at 85 Willow Road. The annual Sunset Open House event and test gardens brought great excitement to many visitors. Although this sentiment will never fade, the City of Menlo Park is happy to welcome our newest resident at...Click to continue

Changes for the former Sunset Magazine property

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