Weekly Digest

April 2, 2018 - This week's stories

 • Belle Haven Library to host design challenge events
 • Shuttle changes to improve safety at Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange
 • Divers complete reservoir inspections and cleaning
 • Menlo PERK employee engagement project wrapping up planning phase

 • Hotel Nia hosts opening celebration and ribbon cutting


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April 3 to April 9
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Belle Haven Library to host design challenge events

Work with your neighbors to help shape the future of the Belle Haven Branch Library! The library is hosting a series of design challenge events April 5–7, 2018, at the Belle Haven Branch Library. There will be design labs Thursday, April 5, from 7–8:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 7, from Noon–2 p.m. The design labs will ask residents to participate in fun activities that will help us find ways the library could help Belle Haven...Click to continue

Belle Haven Library to host design challenge events

Shuttle changes to improve safety at Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange

To address concerns about pedestrians continuing to walk across the Willow Road/U.S. 101 bridge, through the construction area, the pickup areas for the FREE shuttles (shuttles run 24 hour per day, 7 day per week) have been moved onto Willow Road where the sidewalks end and the shuttles will wait at these stops during peak commute hours. On weekday mornings, the shuttle will be stationed on westbound Willow Road...Click to continue

Shuttle changes to improve safety at Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange

Divers complete reservoir inspections and cleaning

Did you know Menlo Park Municipal Water owns and operates two drinking water reservoirs? The reservoirs are located near Highway 280 and Sand Hill Road. The reservoirs’ interior and exterior are cleaned and inspected on a periodic basis to maintain proper operations. The City employs a contractor with certified commercial divers using an underwater vacuum to remove sediment and conduct inspections. The divers’ helmets are fitted with a high-resolution...Click to continue

Divers complete reservoir inspections and cleaning

Menlo PERK employee engagement project wrapping up planning phase

The final step in the Menlo PERK planning process, creating strategies to address top ranked drivers of employee engagement, concludes with a series of action workshops April 10–12, 2018. The workshops include departmental teams developing strategies, identifying impacted stakeholders, outlining next steps and defining success measures that will become the organization’s engagement plan. The plan will then...Click to continue

Menlo PERK employee engagement project wrapping up planning phase

Hotel Nia hosts opening celebration and ribbon cutting

Hotel Nia held its opening celebration at 200 Independence Drive this past Thursday, March 29, 2018. Mayor Peter Ohtaki assisted with the ribbon cutting and welcomed residents, business community members and City staff to this new 250-room hotel. The new facility includes the Porta Blu restaurant, as well as event space. The hotel operators report strong initial interest and bookings. Hotel Nia is part of the Menlo Gateway development, which was approved...Click to continue

Hotel Nia hosts opening celebration and ribbon cutting

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