Atherton: Community events back, weddings still banned, in Holbrook-Palmer Park Atherton, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:38 pm
The unintended consequences of the Atherton City Council's vote in December to end weddings and other special events in Holbrook-Palmer Park prompted the council to modify the ban to allow special community events -- such as the annual Easter Egg Hunt -- when it met last night (March 21).
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Posted by Does not add up, a resident of the Atherton: West Atherton neighborhood, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:38 pm
Did that many or any residents come to a council meeting and complain that they could not use the park due to large events? More residents support renting the park for the $90,000 a year in revenue it generates to offset costs.
Decembers vote 3-2 vote banning events was to set the stage for putting the county library in the park.
Building a county library in the park will probably monopolize parking more so than a wedding.