Weekly Digest

For the week of May 13, 2019

This week's stories

Traffic volume data now available online 
Public comments sought for San Francisquito Creek project draft environmental impact report  
• City receives second consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
• Menlo Park planners attend national planning conference in San Francisco

Upcoming public meetings

• Monday, May 13, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  Middle Avenue Pedestrian and Bicycle Rail Crossing     
  community meeting
• Tuesday, May 14, 7–11 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda
Wednesday, May 15, 3–5 p.m.
  Sister City Committee meeting agenda
• Wednesday, May 15, 6–8 p.m.
  Environmental Quality Commission meeting agenda
• Monday, May 20, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  Library Commission meeting agenda
• Monday, May 20, 7–11 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting agenda

city website

Upcoming events

• Wednesday, May 15, 5–9 p.m.
  Off the Grid food truck market
• Friday, May 17, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
  Good Reasons for Bad Feelings
• Saturday, May 18, 1–2 p.m.
  Str8jacket Hip Hop
• More events
  Entire event calendar

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Traffic volume data now available online

The community can access an interactive online portal to view traffic volume data spanning more than a decade for the major streets throughout Menlo Park. This tool provides both historical traffic counts and traffic projections for 2040. Using the traffic volume data map is easy. The City collects average daily traffic counts for major streets every 2-3 years and as new counts are collected, they will be...Click to continue


Traffic volume data now available online

Public comments sought for San Francisquito Creek project draft environmental impact report

The San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (SFCJPA) seeks public comment on the proposed San Francisquito Creek Flood Protection, Ecosystem Restoration and Recreation Project Upstream of Highway 101 draft environmental impact report (DEIR). This is the next project for the SFCJPA and its partners – the cities of Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Palo Alto and the Santa Clara Valley Water District and...Click to continue


Public comments sought for San Francisquito Creek project draft environmental impact report

City receives second consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) announced that the City of Menlo Park has won its second straight award, covering the 2018-19 fiscal year. The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is based on guidelines for effective budget presentation and includes criteria for how well the budget serves as a policy document, as a financial plan, as an operations guide, and as…Click to continue


City receives second consecutive Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Menlo Park planners attend national planning conference in San Francisco

Several Menlo Park planners joined colleagues from around the world at the American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference in San Francisco. The April 13-16 event provided a rare opportunity for several staff members to attend since the conference was held in the Bay Area. Menlo Park planners were able to collaborate and learn from a record 6,400 conference attendees, representing every…Click to continue

Menlo Park planners attend national planning conference in San Francisco

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