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Reports on Facebook project to be released

 

Draft environmental and fiscal impact reports on the Facebook campus project will be available for review starting Thursday, Dec. 8, online and at the library and Community Development Department in the Menlo Park Civic Center.

Go to tinyurl.com/Facebook-145 to see the project Web page.

The documents will be available for public viewing at the Community Development Department, 701 Laurel St. in Menlo Park, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday (the office is closed on alternate Fridays).

The city is also hosting a community meeting about the project on Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. in the senior center at 100 Terminal Ave.

The review period runs from Dec. 8 through Jan. 23. Written comments should be submitted to the Community Development Department no later than 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23.

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing on the Facebook project for Monday, Jan. 9. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 701 Laurel St.

In addition to the draft impact reports, the commission will consider a proposal to remove the cap of 3,600 employees at Facebook's "East Campus," at 1601 Willow Road. The cap would be replaced with vehicular trip limit of 2,600 during any two-hour period and 15,000 per day.

Visit tinyurl.com/Facebook-145 for more information on the Facebook project.

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