Weekly Digest

October 1, 2018 - This week's stories

 
 • City communications survey seeks your input
 City Council District lookup tool now available
 • Update on 2018 street resurfacing project
 • Willow Road closed weekend of October 5-8
 • California High Speed Rail Authority to host outreach meeting in Atherton
 • FEMA to conduct a nationwide test of the wireless emergency alert system

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October 2 to October 8
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City communications survey seeks your input

The City of Menlo Park is conducting a survey to find out what residents think about the city’s messaging and communications efforts. As part of the City Council Work Plan, city staff is developing an updated communication plan and seeks your feedback via a quick 10-minute online survey at menlopark.org/communicationsurvey. Questions cover topics such as: information sources/outlets, top community issues, volume and frequency of communications, types of...Click to continue

City communications survey seeks feedback from residents

City Council District lookup tool now available

In advance of the first City Council district elections in November 2018, staff have developed an interactive lookup tool that allows residents to quickly confirm their Council district. Users can zoom to their area of interest or enter a specific address, similar to other web-based maps. The City's website at menlopark.org/districtelections also has information on the process that led to the creation of the city council districts. The City Clerk has posted...Click to continue

City Council District lookup tool now available

Update on 2018 street resurfacing project

The City’s annual street preventive maintenance project is almost done. As of this week, 34 out of the 51 street sections that were identified to be coated with an asphalt sealant remain to be completed. The remaining streets are scheduled to be sealed beginning Monday, October 1, 2018, and completed by Monday, October 15, 2018. Before sealing the streets, contractor crews will be removing and repairing damaged pavement areas and concrete curb and gutter; and pavement striping will be restored after the...Click to continue

Update on 2018 street resurfacing project

Willow Road closed weekend of October 5-8

Willow Road at U.S. 101 will be completely closed, including the on- and off-ramps, starting Friday, October 5 at 10 pm until Monday, October 8 at 4 a.m. Ramps will reopen on 6 a.m. on Monday. This closure will not occur during regular commute traffic, only weekend hours and only on Willow Road. The freeway will be open during this time. All access to local roads and driveways will remain open. The closure is only at the interchange, so between Newbridge Street and Bay Road, but access to and from local streets and driveways will remain open. Please view the temporary...Click to continue

Willow Road closed weekend of October 5-8

California High Speed Rail Authority to host outreach meeting in Atherton

The California High Speed Rail Authority (CAHSRA) is performing various outreach activities including a presentation to the Town of Atherton’s Rail Committee on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6 p.m. Boris Lipkin, Northern California Regional Director, will be giving the Atherton Rail Committee an update on the High Speed Rail program including some outcomes from the 2018 Business Plan, a brief overview of the alternatives for the San Francisco to San Jose section, schedule for the current environmental...Click to continue

California High Speed Rail Authority to host outreach meeting in Atherton

FEMA to conduct a nationwide test of the wireless emergency alert system

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS) on the backup date of October 3, 2018 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 p.m. EDT, and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. EDT. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of a national...Click to continue

FEMA to conduct a nationwide test of the wireless emergency alert system

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