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For the week of January 6, 2020

This week's stories

• Biennial community survey process begins Jan. 8
• Free household hazardous waste collection event planned for Jan. 11
• It's officially 2020 – the start of a new decade and the year of the next Census!

Upcoming public meetings

• Wednesday, January 8, 6:30 p.m.
  Housing Commission special meeting agenda
• Wednesday, January 8, 7 p.m.
  Complete Streets Commission meeting agenda
• Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m.-Noon 
  New Belle Haven Community Center and Library
  community meeting
• Monday, January 13, 7 p.m.
  Planning Commission meeting
• Tuesday, January 14, 7 p.m.
  City Council meeting agenda

menlo park senior center

Upcoming events

• January 6, 6:30 p.m.
  Film Screening: The Year We Thought about Love
• January 7, 6:30 p.m.

  E-Library Tips
• January 8, 7 p.m.

  Get Ready for Spring Gardening
• Thursday, January 9, 5:30-7 p.m.
  Budget process informational workshop
• Saturday, January 11, by appointment
  Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
• View all events
  City calendar

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Biennial community survey process begins Jan. 8

Menlo Park has conducted a community survey of resident perceptions of city services for many years. The City has contracted with Godbe Research to conduct this survey, similar to previous years. Godbe uses a hybrid Internet and telephone survey. This methodological approach leverages several response technologies and garners responses from various demographic groups while providing a statistically significant result to help inform future policy decisions…Click to continue

downtown menlo park

Free household hazardous waste collection event planned for Jan. 11

Menlo Park residents are invited to make appointments to drop off their household hazardous waste materials at a special local HHW collection event January 11, between 8:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. (appointments required). Acceptable items include: acids/bases, aerosol cans, automotive supplies (car batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, break fluids, etc.), cleaning products, fertilizers, pesticides, flammable liquids, fluorescent lights (compact and tubes), paints, inks and…Click to continue

household hazardous waste items

It's officially 2020 – the start of a new decade and the year of the next Census!

Every 10 years, the U.S. Constitution requires a count of the nation’s population to determine the number of congressional representatives for each state. In addition to determining federal representation, the government also uses census data to distribute more than $675 billion dollars in federal funding annually to states and local governments. In California, more than 70 federal programs that benefit our residents use the Census data and population counts as part of their…Click to continue

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