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Today: Menlo Park City Council to set priorities for 2016

Issues include housing, gentrification and education equity

The Menlo Park City Council will meet at 1 p.m. today (Friday) with city staff to discuss the city's work plan for 2016, a document that contains the council's priorities, expectations and policy agendas for the year.

Issues that were raised during the City Council's meeting on Jan. 26 to be discussed today include priorities such as increasing affordable housing, dealing with soaring rental costs, improving services in Belle Haven, promoting educational equity, and establishing best practices to address gentrification.

The meeting will take place at 1 p.m. in the Oak Room of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center at 701 Laurel St. in the Menlo Park Civic Center.

See the agenda here.

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