Public meetings for the recirculated portions of the Stanford General Use Permit Draft EIR will be held at in Menlo Park and in Palo Alto.
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The last public meeting on the Stanford General Use Permit application before the comment dead linej, will be held at Palo Alto City Hall. This is the last opportunity to make public comments and to suppport your concerns and your neighbor's concerns about the significant expansion planned by Stanford in the comming years.
GUP Public Meeting:
The Nov 30th meeting at the Palo Alto Arts Center was well attended, standing room only. The scores of speakers were very articulate and informed - many important points and concerns were expressed.
Santa Clara County will host a community meeting at the Menlo Park City Council Chambers to discuss the Draft Environmental Impact Report recently published regarding Stanford's request for a new General Use Permit.
Stanford is seeking permission to build almost 2.3 million square feet over the next 18 years. The plans include expanding the campus by 9600 students, faculty and staff.
The Menlo Park city council voted Nov. 7th to "agendize reconsideration of the City Council’s October 17, 2017, decision to waive the reading and adopt ordinances prezoning and rezoning the property located at 2111-2121 Sand Hill Road." On Nov 14 the council will address the issue.
UPDATE: Oct 31st -- Board of Supervisors - 2nd Reading of Resolution - PASSED
This is an InMenlo article about our Communty's efforts to improve safety in our West Menlo nieghborhood. “Gathering the issues together gives us a collective voice, we don’t want the county to do another safety analysis. Instead we’re driving for an engineering assessment. We realize there are a lot of considerations, for example, implications for the fire department and parking.”
The Almanac published an article about our community's effort to have San Mateo County address the scores of serious safety issues along Santa Cruz and Alameda de las Pulgas. Over 100 neighbors and over 18 county and city staff met at Oak Knoll School to discuss this important issue.