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Menlo moves closer to greener building standards

Original post made on Jul 24, 2011

Revised standards for green building returned to the Menlo Park City Council on July 19, about a month after it asked staff to tweak the proposed ordinance. Seeming satisfied with the changes, the council members voted 4-0, with Mayor Rich Cline absent, to accept the ordinance at its first reading.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 4:36 PM

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Posted by Woody Woodpecker, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 24, 2011 at 12:29 pm

Menlo Park now exceeds the State standards by 15% and California has the strictest standards in the country. The green initiative is a canard. The Council wants to deter development in Menlo Park and this is a good way to skirt around the ABAG requirement.


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