Earthquake Information 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 Earthquake Information is a government office responsible for the assessment and dissemination of information relating…More to earthquakes in and around the Peninsula area. Call the number provided for breaking news and advisories.
The Housing & Redevelopment Department facilitates affordable housing opportunities for Menlo Park residents with…More a low or moderate income. Its services include housing rehabilitation loans, emergency shelter, and providing sources for housing in the area.</p>
<p>Meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in the Administration Conference Room, which is to the right of the City Hall building.</p>
City of Menlo Park: Finance Office 701 Laurel St, Menlo Park, CA94025 This office serves multiple functions for Menlo Park businesses and residents. Residential utility and garbage service…More customers may come to this location to pay their bills, as well as discuss their bills in person with customer service agents. The office processes business license applications for individuals with commercial interests and assists in the preparation of the annual city budget. This office also houses the payments processing center for all city departments.
USGS Western Region Office 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 This sprawling campus of the U.S. Geological Society houses scientists with many environment-related specialities…More who are researching a variety of topics to provide credible information about the natural world. Self-guided tours of the campus are available in Building 3, free of charge. Topographical maps and other cartographic treasures are available for purchase, too.
A plethora of permits can be obtained at Menlo Park's building administration office, from the…More installation of solar photovoltaic systems to demolition projects. </p>
<p>This office is chiefly reponsible for ensuring that buildings erected in Menlo Park adhere with city code, and will provide plan-check handouts online and via appointment to facilitate this for residential and nonresidential developers.</p>
U.S. Geological Survey 345 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 The U.S. Geological Survey is a governmental institution with offices in Menlo Park. The institution is responsible for…More researching environmental hazards relating to fault lines and earthquakes, climate change, land use, minerals, energy production and water quality. Call the number provided to reach the administrative desk.
United States Postal Service 3875 Bohannon Dr, Menlo Park, CA94025 This main branch of the US Postal Service is traditional in design with a friendly staff. Plenty of windows provides…More lots of sunlight and a cheerful feeling. The lobby filled is with P.O. boxes and a few stations for packaging activities. This location does not have automated machines.
United States Postal Service 655 Oak Grove Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 This Finance Station in Menlo Park branch of the U.S. Post Office is conveniently located in the downtown area with 15…More minute parking spots in front and one-to-two hour lots and street parking nearby. Though small, it is a full service office and is well lit. The staff is friendly and there is a bench with pillows and a little table and chairs for children's use. There is also a selection of packaging materials and greeting cards here.
Menlo Park City School District 181 Encinal Ave, Atherton, CA94027 Menlo Park City School District's Encinal Avenue offices handle administration of the school district. Serving sections…More of Menlo Park, Atherton and San Mateo County, the district's four schools provide instruction to more 2,730 students from kindergarten through 8th grade. The district's schools feed into the Sequoia Union High School District.
State of California 800 Menlo Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 This office helps people with disabilities find employment through vocational rehabilitation, such as job-search…More counseling and mobility aids. Its ultimate goal is to enable invididuals with physical or mental impairments to lead independent lives. It is affiliated with the California Health and Human Services Agency.
Fire Department Station 61 170 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 Fire Department Station 61 is an emergency services department. The government-organized office responds to fire…More emergencies, smoke alarms and other life-threatening situations in and around the community.
City of Menlo Park Public Works and Maintenance 701 Laurel Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 This department is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the city's streets and sidewalks, among other physical…More things that many people may not notice on a daily basis. It works closely with the Engineering department to oversee large and small projects to make sure they adhere to city codes. It is not responsible for sanitation.
The Menlo Park City Council discusses and creates public policies that affect the city budget and its residents'…More quality of life. The council is comprised of five members who represent the city at-large, with each member serving a four-year term. Every December, council members choose a mayor and vice mayor who preside over the group for one year. Regular meetings are every Tuesday at 7pm in the Council Chambers. A calendar of all meetings is available <a href="http://www.menlopark.org/council/meeting_calendar.htm?code=CAMENLO_202&date=4/2/2008">here</a>. Interested residents can subscribe to <a href="https://service.govdelivery.com/service/subscribe.html?code=CAMENLO_35">the council's agendas</a>, which are available online in advance of each meeting. <a href="http://menlopark.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2">Videos</a> of live and archived meetings are also available.</p>
City of Menlo Park Business Development 701 Laurel St, Menlo Park, CA94025 This city department assists local businesses in their endeavor for successful integration into the…More community. Quality of life for residents and visitors is paramount when the department considers which businesses will be allowed to conduct their affairs in the town. The city's Community Redevelopment Agency falls under the supervision of this department.
The Police Department central command station is in the tranquil downtown civic center, across the pond from the…More recreation center. This office is responsible for allocating the city's law enforcement resources to maintain order in Menlo Park. </p>
<p>The department publishes <a href="http://www.menloparkpolice.org/CrimeStats.html">annual crime statistics online</a>, which outline the number of offenses, ranging from stolen vehicles to homicides, that occur each month in a calendar year.</p>
<p>The Chief of Police is Bryan Roberts. To submit an anonymous tip to the police, call 650-330-6395.</p>
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs: Health Services Research & D 795 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 The HSR&D Service is a place where government scientists and other researchers conceptualize and test military…More veteran related healthcare solutions. They research the best ways to deliver short-term and long- term resolutions that satisfy the needs of professionals in the healthcare industry, as well as the veterans who require assistance from them. The HSR&D funds 14 <a href="http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/centers/centers_of_excellence.cfm">Centers of Excellence</a>, across the United States of America, each of which works with local academic institutions on a specific mission. This Menlo Park Division works in coordination with the <a href="http://www.chce.research.va.gov/">VA Palo Alto Healthcare system,</a> which partners with Stanford University.
The City of Menlo Park, a general law city, operates with a council-manager form of government.
The City…More Council appoints a City Manager to fulfill responsibilities such as enforcing laws, appointing city personnel, recommending ordinances, and presenting the city budget. All city departments and projects answer to the City Manager, who is essentially the city's chief operations officer.</p>
<p>Glen Rojas, current City Manager, was hired on August 2, 2007 with an annual salary of $204,000, and an at-will employment contract, which ends July 31, 2010.</p>
<p>City Managers can be removed from office if a majority of The Council votes to discharge them. City Council members are not eligible to be City Managers until one year has passed since their departure from the council. </p>
<p>Starla Jerome-Robinson is the Assistant City Manager.</p>
City of Menlo Park Business License Department 701 Laurel St, Menlo Park, CA94025 The City requires all businesses operating in Menlo Park to have a business license, including home-based enterprises,…More which must also obtain an additional permit from the Zoning department. Applicants can expect a business license tax to be collected that is based upon the number of employees a company has, or gross receipts. The office accepts cash, check, and credit card payments in person and via mail. Cash is only accepted in person. Reference Title V and Title XV1 of the Menlo Park Municipal Code for details about license compliance and zone compliance, respectively.
The City Clerk's office serves as the hub for public information in the City of Menlo Park, processesing many of the…More documents and files necessary to run the city. </p>
<p>Margaret Roberts, the current City Clerk, handles requests for public information such as ordinances, public notices, City Council agendas and meeting minutes. She is the official recordkeeper for the city, aiding the County of San Mateo during the election season.</p>
<p>Persons running for political offices submit Fair Political Practices Commission filings at this office.</p>
San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation 215 Bay Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 San Mateo County Parks & Recreation Foundation's primary responsibilities include fund-raising, the day-to-day…More management of the park system and the constant restoration of all local parks in the Menlo area. The foundation promotes a balance between nature and wildlife and provides environmental education for adults and children.
People interested in joining the city's employee roster utilize this city department, as do current employees.
<p>Employment applications for positions with the city can be obtained in person at the Personnel Division office or by emailing the office.</p>
<p>The city has salary agreements with:</p>
<li>The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 829 through Oct. 22, 2011</li>
<li>The Menlo Park Police Officer's Association through June 30, 2011</li>
<li>Service Employees International Union Temporary Employees Union through Oct. 22, 2011</li>
<li>The Teachers Local Union 856 through June 22, 2011</li>
This department cares for the beloved trees of Menlo Park, as well as many other physical elements of the city. …More Creation and repair of streets and sidewalks falls under this department's responsibility, as do storm drains and buildings. </p>
<p>Developers works with Engineering to ensure that new projects will be safe and adhere to city codes. Residents considering home augmentation projects can contact this department to receive guidance from the city on construction standards.</p>
<p>Details about the <a href="http://www.menlopark.org/departments/pwk/cip/">Capital Improvement Program</a>, a major maintenance project that revamped the library and many city parks, can be found on the city's Web site.</p>