Past community workshops, events and surveys


DATE TOPIC  LOCATION
September 12, 2016 Planning Commission
(Agenda, Staff Report)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 p.m.
September 7, 2016 Open House
(Housing Boards; EIR Boards;
M-2 Zoning Map; Transportation
Boards - Master Plan/
Modification/North/South; Presentation)

Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 p.m.
September 1, 2016 Open House
(Housing BoardsEIR Boards
M-2 Zoning Map; Transportation
Boards - Master Plan/
Modification/North/South
Presentation; Video)
Senior Center
100 Terminal Ave.
7:00 p.m.
July 19, 2016
City Council
(Agenda, Staff Report)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 p.m.
July 12, 2016
City Council
(Agenda)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
9:00 p.m.
July 11, 2016
Planning Commission
(Agenda, Presentation, Staff Report, Correspondence provided at the Planning Commission Meeting)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
6:00 p.m.
 July 11. 2016
Town Hall Meeting on the EIR
(Presentation)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
5:00 p.m.
May 23, 2016
Planning Commission  Study Session (Agenda, Presentation, Video)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 p.m.
April 21, 2016
General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) Meeting
(Agenda; Presentation; Video)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
6:00 p.m.
March 24, 2016
Topic Discussion:
Community Amenities (Agenda; Presentation; Video; Workshop Station Boards)
Senior Center
110 Terminal Ave.
6:30 p.m.
March 10, 2016
Topic Discussion:
Green and Sustainable Building Regulations (Agenda; Presentation; Video; Workshop Station Boards)
Senior Center
110 Terminal Ave.
6:30 p.m.
March 3, 2016
Topic Discussion:
Zoning Regulations and Design Standards (Agenda, Presentation; Video; Workshop Station Boards)
Senior Center
110 Terminal Ave.
6:30 p.m.
January 28, 2016
General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) Meeting (Agenda; CorrespondencePresentation)
Arrillaga Family Recreation
Center (Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
January 14, 2016
Focus Group Meeting on Proposed M-2 Area Zoning
(Agenda; Memo; Draft Office (O) Zoning District; Draft Life Sciences (LS) Zoning District; Draft Residential Mixed-Use (R-MU) Zoning District; Draft Community Amenities for the Office (O), Life Sciences (LS) and Residential Mixed Use (R-MU) Zoning Districts Document; Draft M-2 Area Potential Zoning and Street Classifications Map; Draft M-2 Area Zoning Comparison Table; Presentation)
Senior Center
110 Terminal Ave.
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
November 18, 2015
Symposium on Zoning and Design Standards (Agenda, Presentation, Video)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
October 6, 2015
City Council - Draft Land Use and Circulation Elements and Zoning Update (Agenda, Staff Report, Presentation)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
September 21, 2015
Planning Commission - Review Preliminary Draft Land Use and Circulation Elements and Zoning Ordinance Update (Agenda, Staff Report, Presentation)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
September 9, 2015
Community Workshop #5 (Repeat) - Draft Land Use and Circulation Elements and Zoning Update (Agenda, see September 2 for materials) Senior Center
100 Terminal Avenue
7:00 - 9:00 pm
September 2, 2015
Community Workshop  #5 -
Draft Land Use and Circulation Elements and Zoning Update
(AgendaGeneral Plan Handout, Overall Schedule, General Plan Update Overview, Goals, Policies and Programs Flow Diagram, Proposed Street ClassificationDraft Bayfront Area Zoning Map & Zoning Summary, Example of Design Concepts, Developments in the M-2 Area)
Downtown Paseo
(Chestnut Ave. at Santa Cruz Ave.)
7:00 - 9:00 pm
August 24, 2015
GPAC #8.5 - Review Draft Land Use and Circulation Elements and Zoning Ordinance Update (Agenda, Presentation) Arrillaga Recreation Family Center (Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
5:30 - 8:30 pm
July 23, 2015
GPAC #8 - Review Draft Land Use and Circulation Elements and Zoning Ordinance Update (Agenda, Presentation)
Menlo Park Public Library (Lower Level Meeting Room)
800 Alma Street
6:00 - 8:00 pm
July 20, 2015
End of Notice of Preparation (NOP) Comment Period
Online or at
City Hall
701 Laurel St. 
July 17, 2015
End of Goals, Policies and Programs Comment Period (Circulation Element - Clean Version / Track Change Version; Land Use Element - Clean Version / Track Change Version) Online or at
City Hall
701 Laurel St.
June 30, 2015
GPAC #7 - Review Draft General Plan Policies and Consistency Analysis (Agenda, Correspondence, Presentation) Menlo Park Public Library
Lower Level Meeting Room
800 Alma St.
6:00 - 8:00 pm

June 18, 2015
Release of Notice of Preparation (NOP) for Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for 30-day Comment Period
Available online or at
City Hall
701 Laurel St.
June 16, 2015
City Council - Authorization Release of Notice of Preparation (NOP) with a Maximum Development Potential (Staff Report)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
June 8, 2015
Planning Commission - Draft NOP with Description of Maximum Development Potential (Staff Report, Presentation)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
June 3, 2015
GPAC #6.5 - Preliminary Draft Notice of Preparation (NOP) with Description of Maximum Development Potential and Review Results of Community Program Survey (Agenda) Arrillaga Recreation Family Center (Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
6:00 - 8:00 pm
June 1, 2015
Joint Bicycle and Transportation Commissions - Circulation Element/Transportation Issues (Agenda, Meeting Summary, Presentation, Video)
Senior Center
100 Terminal Ave.
7:00 pm
May 28, 2015
Housing Commission - Housing Issues (AgendaDemographic Data, FAQs, Meeting Summary, Presentation, Video)
Senior Center
100 Terminal Ave.
7:00 pm
May 26, 2015
City Manager’s Budget Workshop (Presentation, Video)
Senior Center
100 Terminal Ave.
6:00 pm
May 21, 2015
Rescheduled to
June 3, 2015
GPAC #6.5 - Preliminary Draft Notice of Preparation (NOP) with Description of Maximum Development Potential and Review Results of Community Program Survey (Agenda) Arrillaga Recreation Family Center
(Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
6:00 - 8:00 pm
May 7, 2015 Community Meeting with Information Stations and Group Question & Answer Session (Agenda, See May 2 for materials) Senior Center
100 Terminal Ave.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
May 2, 2015 Community Meeting with Information Stations and Group Question & Answer Session
(Agenda, Guiding Principles, Citywide Map, Project Schedule, List of Meetings To Date, Existing Conditions map of M-2 Area with land ownership & approved development, Proposed Maximum Development Land Use Map, Progression board with latest maps added, Live/Work/Play development prototypes with density, Amenities Survey Results, Transportation improvements (Bayfront/Hillside), Best practices in transportation, Dumbarton Rail and Other Solutions)
Senior Center
100 Terminal Ave.
9:00 - 11:00 am
April 20, 2015
(Deadline)
Community Programs Survey Website
April 14, 2015 City Council - Revised Schedule
(AgendaStaff report)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
March 31, 2015 Joint City Council/Planning Commission - Preferred Land Use Alternative
(Staff report, Presentation, Public Correspondence)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
March 25, 2015 GPAC Meeting #6 - Review Findings from Workshop #3
(Meeting Agenda, Presentation, Comments Distributed at Meeting, Meeting Summary)
Arrillaga Recreation Family Center (Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
6:00 - 8:00 pm
March 19, 2015 Open House #3 - Overview of Preferred Land Use Alternative and Potential M-2 Area and Belle Haven Infrastructure Projects and Community Programs (Meeting Agenda, Presentation, Paper Survey: English/Spanish)
Neighborhood Service Center
871 Hamilton Ave.
7:00 - 8:30 pm
March 12, 2015 Workshop #3 - Review Preferred Land Use Alternative and Input on potential M-2 Area and Belle Haven Infrastructure Projects and Community Programs. (Meeting Agenda, Community Programs City Projects Categorized, Land Use Handout: English/Spanish,
Presentation, Transportation Improvements: Bayfront & Hillside)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
February 24, 2015 City Council - Status Update
(Staff Report)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
February 19, 2015 Comment Deadline for (Public Review Draft Existing Conditions Reports, Public Correspondence)
Website
February 12, 2015 GPAC Meeting #5 - Discuss Preferred Alternative
(Meeting AgendaPresentation, Public Correspondence distributed at meeting, Meeting Summary and Updated Land Use Map)
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center 
(Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
6:00 - 8:30 pm
February 9, 2015 Planning Commission - Status Update
(Staff Report)
Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
January 28, 2015 GPAC Meeting #4 - Review
Findings from Workshop #2 
and Recommend Land Use
Alternatives
(Meeting AgendaPresentation
Menlo Park Library
(Lower Lever Meeting Room) 
800 Alma St.
4:00 - 6:00 pm
January 20, 2015
(Deadline)
Online Survey
Online Survey Instructions
(Summary of Land Use Alternatives Survey)
Website
January 8, 2015
Open House
(Meeting AgendaPresentation,
M-2 Area Planned Transportation ModificationsAlternative 1
Alternative 2Alternative 3
and Handout)
Neighborhood Service Center
871 Hamilton Ave.
6:30 - 8:30 pm    
December 18, 2014  Workshop #2 - Present Future Land Use and Circulation in M-2 Area (Accepted Guiding PrinciplesAgendaAlternative Base MapBase MapKey Planning Considerations, Multi-Family Residential & Office Development in the M-2 Area,
PresentationSample Development TypesSmall Group Exercise Land Use Maps, and Workshop #2 Summary)
Senior Center
(Ballroom)
110 Terminal Ave.
7:00 - 9:00 pm 
December 16, 2014
City Council -  
Accept the Guiding Principles
(Staff Report
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm 
December 9, 2014
Joint City Council/Planning Commission - Study Session
(Presentation and Staff Report)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 pm
December 4, 2014
GPAC #3
(Meeting Agenda and 
Presentation)
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center (Oak Room)
701 Laurel St.
6:00 - 8:30 pm
November 18, 2014

City Council Presentation - 
Guiding Principles
(Presentation)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
6:00 pm
November 10, 2014
GPAC Meeting #2
(Draft Guiding PrinciplesMeeting Agenda and Presentation)
Arrillaga Family Gymnastics Center 
(Multi-Purpose Room)
501 Laurel St.
4:00 - 6:00 pm
October 26, 2014

ConnectMenlo Survey
(Survey Results: Online 
and Paper Surveys)
Menlo Park

October 16, 2014

Focus Group #2 - Receive 
community feedback on ideas discussed at Symposium #2
(Focus Group #2 Summary and Presentation
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center (Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
7:00 - 9:00 pm

 October 14, 2014
Mobile Tour #2 - Other Communities
(Route map and handouts -
Foster CityMountain View,
and Sunnyvale)
Meet at Bohannon Property
155 Constitution Dr.
12:30 - 3:30 pm 

October 8, 2014

Symposium #2: Transportation - LOS Case Studies
(Presentation and Video)
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
October 2, 2014

Stakeholders Meeting
(Summary
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center
701 Laurel St.
October 1, 2014  

Mobile Tour #1 - Menlo Park
(Route map)
 
Meet at Civic Center
701 Laurel St.
12:30 - 3:00 pm
September 29, 2014
Focus Group #1: Receive community feedback  on ideas discussed at symposium #1
(Focus Group #1 Summary and Presentation)
Arrillaga Family Recreation Center
(Juniper Room)
700 Alma St.
7:00 - 9:00 pm

September 23, 2014
 
Symposium #1: Growth 
Management & Economic Development
(Presentation and Video)    
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
7:00 - 9:00 pm

September 17, 2014      
 
Workshop #1 (Repeat)
(I Love Menlo Park Statement,
I Wish Menlo Park had Statement
Presentation,  
Workshop Materials and Workshop #1 Summary)
Senior Center 
(Ballroom)
100 Terminal Ave.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
September 11, 2014
 
Workshop #1
(I Love Menlo Park Statement
I Wish Menlo Park had StatementPresentation,  
Workshop Materials and Workshop #1 Summary)
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church
(Social Hall)

700 B Santa Cruz Ave.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
 
August 25, 2014                                                  GPAC Meeting #1
(Meeting Agenda, Meeting Summary and Presentation)  
Arrillaga Family Recreation 
Center (Oak Room)
700 Alma St.
6:00 - 8:00 pm

City Council - Revised Schedule
(AgendaStaff report)
City Council - Revised Schedule
(AgendaStaff report)