Weekly Digest

January 28, 2019 - This week's stories

• Menlo Park resources are ready for storms
• Police Explorers coat drive doubles its annual donation
• City to sample drinking water in local schools
• Menlo Park meets housing production targets

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January 29 to February 4
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Menlo Park resources are ready for storms

The City is prepared for upcoming winter weather and closely monitors the weather forecast for potential storms and heavy rain events. Last September, City staff and the San Francisquito Joint Powers Authority walked the length of the San Francisquito Creek and identified items such as downed trees and other large debris that could obstruct the channel’s flow and pose a threat to public safety. Maintenance Division staff inspected and cleared the 34 outflows that drain the...Click to continue


Menlo Park resources are ready for storms

Police Explorers coat drive doubles its annual donation

The Police Explorers coordinated their seventh annual coat drive from November 15, 2018, to January 6, 2019. With help from the community, the Police Explorers held a successful coat drive, providing more than 400 coats and jackets to those in need. This is well over double the donations received in past years. Some coats were personally delivered to people in need, with many being donated to...Click to continue


Police Explorers coat drive doubles its annual donation

City to sample drinking water in local schools

Soon a new water sampling program will ensure the drinking water in our local schools is safe from unhealthy lead levels. Menlo Park Municipal Water staff has met with officials from schools located on public school property within its service area to explain the program, answer questions and tour sites to select sampling locations. The sampling locations include regularly used drinking fountains, cafeteria and food preparation areas and/or reusable water bottle filling stations. The sampling starts...Click to continue


City to sample drinking water in local schools

Menlo Park meets housing production targets

The California Department of Housing and Community Development has released its Senate Bill 35 Statewide Determination Summary. This determination relies on data from the Housing Element Annual Progress Report submitted by municipalities through December 4, 2018. As part of the most recent review, Menlo Park was identified as one of just 24 jurisdictions in California that has met its pro-rated share of lower (very-low and low) and above-moderate...Click to continue


Menlo Park meets housing production targets

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