Weekly Digest

December 17, 2018 - This week's stories

• City announces plans to celebrate hometown champions
• Overnight parking enforcement deferred for the holidays
• Adaptive traffic signals coming to Willow, Marsh and Bayfront
• 2019 downtown street banner reservations open January 2
• New state-mandated business food waste composting starts January 1

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December 18 to December 24
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City announces plans to celebrate hometown champions

The City of Menlo Park plans to honor the 2018 CIF Division 3-AA State Champion Menlo-Atherton Bears football team with a parade and celebration Saturday, January 12, 2018. The parade will tentatively start at 9 a.m. “The City of Menlo Park couldn’t be more proud of our state champions, the Menlo-Atherton Bears! In discussing it with the high school, we agreed what better way to celebrate the football team’s first ever state championship...Click to continue


City announces plans to celebrate hometown champions

Overnight parking enforcement deferred for the holidays

The City would like residents and their guests to enjoy suspended residential overnight parking enforcement. We understand that many residents are expecting guests from out of town and hosting events during the holiday season. As a courtesy, the overnight parking ordinance will not be enforced beginning Friday morning, December 21, 2018, through Wednesday morning, January 2, 2019. Overnight parking enforcement will resume at 2 a.m., Thursday, January 3, 2019...Click to continue


Overnight parking enforcement deferred for the holidays

Adaptive traffic signals coming to Willow, Marsh and Bayfront

Adaptive traffic signal systems are coming to Willow Road, Bayfront Expressway and Marsh Road this month. Willow Road and Marsh Road currently have outdated coordination or synchronization signal plans and Bayfront Expressway traffic signals are uncoordinated or unsynchronized. The goal of the project is to implement an adaptive signal timing system along these corridors that will dynamically adjust signal timing in real time to improve traffic flow and...Click to continue


Adaptive traffic signals coming to Willow, Marsh and Bayfront

2019 downtown street banner reservations open January 2

The City offers two banner slots that can be used for City-sponsored events, nonprofit organizations and community events. There are two locations on Santa Cruz Avenue; one at Doyle Street and the other at University Drive. Banner slots can be reserved for the calendar year can be made beginning at 7 a.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the City Corporation Yard. Reservations must be in person and...Click to continue


2019 downtown street banner reservations open January 2

New state-mandated business food waste composting starts January 1

California’s Assembly Bill 1826 requires applicable businesses to recycle or compost organic waste. The purpose of AB 1826 is to curb greenhouse gas emissions by diverting the decomposition of organic material at the landfill, which also helps the City meet their climate action goals. Compliance with AB 1826 is being phased in for all businesses by the year 2020. However, starting January 1, 2019, generators of 4 cubic yards or more...Click to continue


New state-mandated business food waste composting starts January 1

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