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Menlo Park names consultant for general plan, M2 zoning update

Original post made on Jun 26, 2014

Menlo Park's facelift of its M2 industrial district, as well as the city's overall "constitution" for development, has taken the first step on the long road toward completion.

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Posted by Former Resident
a resident of another community
on Jun 26, 2014 at 12:25 pm

I hope this consultant is better than the ones being used where I live. They just suck up money and don't care about the community.

It is better to use city staff whenever possible -- they are usually still here next year.

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Posted by Jack Richards
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Jun 26, 2014 at 2:19 pm

$1.65 million on down the drain. Between Bohanon and Facebook the direction of the area is already
determined by people far more qualified than a $1.65 million dollar consultant. If the consultant comes up with different ideas it will just mean delays while these developers (and others) go through the process of
getting changes made to the basic plan. Who's palms get greased during the consulting and changes to the adopted plans? Several I would suspect.

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Posted by ghost town
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 26, 2014 at 3:44 pm

Anyone with strong opinions on the M2 should drive around there and count the "for lease" signs. If you're too lazy to check it out for yourself, I can fill you in... just about every building is empty.