Town Square

Post a New Topic

Menlo Park names consultant for general plan, M2 zoning update

Original post made on Jun 26, 2014

Menlo Park's facelift of its M2 industrial district, as well as the city's overall "constitution" for development, has taken the first step on the long road toward completion.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, June 26, 2014, 8:43 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Former Resident, a resident of another community
on Jun 26, 2014 at 12:25 pm

I hope this consultant is better than the ones being used where I live. They just suck up money and don't care about the community.

It is better to use city staff whenever possible -- they are usually still here next year.


Posted by Jack Richards, a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm

$1.65 million on down the drain. Between Bohanon and Facebook the direction of the area is already
determined by people far more qualified than a $1.65 million dollar consultant. If the consultant comes up with different ideas it will just mean delays while these developers (and others) go through the process of
getting changes made to the basic plan. Who's palms get greased during the consulting and changes to the adopted plans? Several I would suspect.


Posted by ghost town, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:44 pm

Anyone with strong opinions on the M2 should drive around there and count the "for lease" signs. If you're too lazy to check it out for yourself, I can fill you in... just about every building is empty.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,689 views

The dress code
By Jessica T | 15 comments | 1,524 views

. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 890 views

Anglo Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 585 views

Council election, and then some.
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 365 views