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Letter to the editor: Menlo Park should not lay off essential workers

Original post made on May 28, 2020

In a letter to the editor, Menlo Park recreation coordinator Jarrod Harden writes about his concern that the city may lay off essential workers due to budget cuts stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, May 23, 2020, 8:56 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by pearl - Registered User
a resident of another community
on May 28, 2020 at 12:50 pm

What the MP City Manager should do is reduce his own wages, as well as those of the Mayor, other City administrators, and the MP City Council!!!

Posted by new guy
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on May 28, 2020 at 1:55 pm

Wait, so the city pays non-essential people. Oh, that's right, this is government. Only way we all get to open is when the public sector starts feeling the pain, and since the city cannot print money, Cuts are coming. Oh, and tax increases, but since we are already taxed on everything, the only things left tax wise are regressive taxes.

Posted by Researcher
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on May 28, 2020 at 2:04 pm

The salary of a Menlo Park City Councilmember is legally bound to the state guideline, equaling @12,191 dollars a year.

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