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Viewpoint - May 18, 2011

Guest opinion: Why the downtown plan makes sense

by Henry Riggs

I don't love everything in the current Menlo Park specific plan but, unlike Martin Engel (Town Square, May 10), I don't expect to. After three years of a highly inclusive process, the recommendations that are the assumptions of the environmental impact report now in review are not my wish list — I had to share input with hundreds of others. The consensus was for change within certain guidelines, and I accept that. But there are those who will resist change at any level.

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