But our city is also being handed coercive mandates from the state and regional governmental entities such as ABAG. Luckily, there is a way to win back our local control, and that is by becoming a charter city. Such a charter can trump what other agencies might want to impose on us regarding matters of local concern.
Interested residents should flood the City Council with phone calls, emails, letters, and in-person public comments at City Council meetings, requesting that Menlo Park become a charter city. Let's keep our momentum going and preserve not only our parks, but our schools, our livability and our small-town charm.
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