Weekly Digest

May 21, 2018 - This week's stories

 • Attend the first Parent Workshop Series at Menlo Children’s Center 
 • Arlinda Heineck retires after 30 years of service 
 • Grazing goats return to Menlo Park 
 • Planners attend National Planning Conference 
 • Bike to Work Day 2018 heralded as a success 
 • City Manager to host budget workshop May 29 
 • Register your 2018 National Night Out block party
 • Planning Commission approves three mixed-use developments 
 • The City of Menlo Park is hiring!


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May 22 to May 28
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Attend the first Parent Workshop Series at Menlo Children’s Center 

On Thursday, May 31, at 5 p.m., at the Menlo Children’s Center will host a parent workshop titled, “Designing your life for happiness.” Workshop topics include:
• How to bring more balance through intentional habits focused on work, love, play and health 
• Carpenter vs. gardener style of parenting...Click to continue
Attend the first Parent Workshop Series at Menlo Children’s Center

Arlinda Heineck retires after 30 years of service 

After 30 years of public service in Menlo Park, Community Development Director Arlinda Heineck retired on April 26, 2018. Her distinguished career includes many highlights, from project manager for the 145-unit Vintage Oaks subdivision to contributing to the City’s first Below Market Rate (BMR) housing ordinance and guidelines, and playing an instrumental role in the creation and success of the El Camino Real/Downtown Specific Plan. Most importantly, Arlinda proved to be a...Click to continue

Arlinda Heineck retires after 30 years of service

Grazing goats return to Menlo Park 

The Oak Grove bicycle lanes trial period is coming to an end and the City needs your feedback on next steps. The bike lane improvements were installed in September 2017 as part of a one-year trial period. The City is currently conducting an end-trial data analysis to make recommendations to the City Council on whether...Click to continue

Grazing goats return to Menlo Park

Planners attend National Planning Conference 

The American Planning Association (APA) 2018 National Planning Conference was held in New Orleans April 20–24. Thousands of planners converged upon a beautiful city of great culture, planning and cuisine. The City sent four Planning Division staff including Community Development Director Mark Muenzer, Principal Planner Thomas Rogers and Assistant Planners Michele Morris and Ori Paz. City staff participated...Click to continue

Planners attend National Planning Conference

Bike to Work Day 2018 heralded as a success 

On Thursday, May 10, 2018, almost 100,000 riders from around the Bay Area took part in the 24th Annual Bike to Work Day. Volunteers at energizer stations in Menlo Park and the Bay Area cheered and fueled the participating riders. There were energizer stations at the Caltrain Station, Willow Place Bike Bridge, Mike Harding Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge...Click to continue

Bike to Work Day 2018 heralded as a success

City Manager to host budget workshop May 29 

City Manager Alex D. McIntyre invites the public to join him and the Executive Team for a presentation on the proposed fiscal year 2018–19 budget at the City Manager’s Budget Workshop on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. The workshop will provide an overview of the City Manager’s draft $142 million spending plan and an opportunity to ask questions and make comments. The...Click to continue

City Manager to host budget workshop May 29

Register your 2018 National Night Out block party

The time has arrived to start planning for National Night Out 2018, and the Police Department looks forward to helping neighbors organize their own local community events. This year’s event is Tuesday, August 7, between 6-9 p.m. National Night Out is a nationwide community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and crime prevention. It enhances the...Click to continue

Register your 2018 National Night Out block party

Planning Commission approves three mixed-use developments 

On Monday, May 14, 2018, the Planning Commission unanimously approved three proposed mixed-use development projects at 1125 Merrill St., 506-540 Santa Cruz Ave. and 556-558 Santa Cruz Ave., across the street from the Menlo Park Caltrain station. The approved proposals will redevelop the existing sites. The three developments will include...Click to continue

Planning Commission approves three mixed-use developments

The City of Menlo Park is hiring!

We're looking for building inspectors, I.T. specialists, police officers, interns, child care providers, gymnastics instructors, library assistants, temporary employees and others who reflect the many services we provide to the Menlo Park community. You’d join a committed team dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, creating a vibrant and healthy community, preserving public trust and developing leaders inside the...Click to continue

The City of Menlo Park is hiring!

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