Presbyterian Church Hosts Grand Boulevard Discussion

Performance, safety, and aesthetics of El Camino Real on the docket.

is hosting a public "Walk The Talk" forum in the church's social hall from 6-8:30 p.m. this Thursday. 

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation funded the event, which is designed to encourage interested parties to ask questions of city leaders and experts. 

It is co-sponsored by San Mateo County Transit District, the City of Menlo Park, the League of Women Voters, Sustainable San Mateo County and many other organizations on the Peninsula. 

Jean Fraser, chief of the San Mateo County Health System, is scheduled to speak first about the Grand Boulevard Initiative's guiding principles, as well as what it means to have a healthy community. 

Nelson\Nygaard Consultant Jessica ter Schure will deliver a presentation called, "Green Transportation and Connectivity," starting at 7 p.m.

Afterward they will take questions from the audience and have a panel discussion.

You can RSVP by clicking here.  

Thomas Rogers January 25, 2012 at 09:04 PM
The Specific Plan is definitely my main project, but I've still got plenty of other ones! You should come on a regular PC night- even "small" projects can touch on a lot of interesting topics. This particular event isn't totally under our City of Menlo Park Planning umbrella because it's more regional/nonprofit-led. Greenbelt Alliance is putting together a good program, regardless!
randy albin January 25, 2012 at 09:59 PM
this is a good location for a community meeting. bravo for the progress and input generated by these get-togethers
Vanessa Castañeda January 25, 2012 at 11:27 PM
@Randy I second that emotion. @Thomas I have no doubt. (: I just checked out the agenda for the next PC mtg, and I see what you mean. Re: the I Bar Inc. project. What exactly are "personal services?"
randy albin January 26, 2012 at 09:56 PM
i grew up around menlo park and on the peninsula. locals say that it used to be much friendlier than it is now. menlo park presbyterian church is an asset to the community. let's all relocate to menlo park and participate in these meetings
Vanessa Castañeda January 26, 2012 at 09:59 PM
@randy So far, everyone I've met around here is really nice. Where are you now?


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