Weekly Message - February 2018
Library System Improvements - Public Meeting
Community members are invited to give their input on the location and uses of a new Main Library on the Burgess campus. We will continue the conversation from the December and January meetings regarding the best site on the campus for a potential new library, and additional civic and community uses that could be included with the project.

City staff will present a short overview of the project and will be present to answer any questions that arise. Noll and Tam Architects will present the two options developed during previous meetings, and community members will be tasked with discussing the considerations and trade-offs for each.

Come to the public meeting at the Main Library (800 Alma St.) on
February 15, 2018 at 6:30 pm .

San Mateo County Seeks Public Input
Traffic? Potholes? Bike Paths? Tell us your transportation funding priorities.

Join a Get Us Moving San Mateo County Town Hall at the Menlo Park Senior Center at 6:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 , to tell us what you think are the County’s critical transportation needs.

Get Us Moving is a diverse coalition of regional leaders, transportation experts, employers of all sizes, nonprofit groups and volunteer community members that have come to together to find a solution to San Mateo County’s complex transportation issues. 

Spark Green 2018 Climate Action Campaign
The Spark Green 2018 campaign aims to double participation in the Menlo Green Challenge, an online program that empowers residents to take climate actions. Last year, almost 400 households signed up for the Green Challenge and they have reduced over 100 tons of carbon emissions! This year, Menlo Spark aims to double that. We’re encouraging everyone to keep taking climate actions, invite friends and neighbors to join, and get recognized with awards and prizes.

Through March 2nd, Challenge takers can share what they're doing for the Menlo Green Challenge and earn entry into the first hashtag contest. Entry into the hashtag contest for prizes is simple! Any action taken towards the Menlo Green Challenge can be posted on the Menlo Spark Facebook page with the hashtag #SparkGreen2018 .

SamTrans Seeks Volunteers for Citizens Advisory Committee
Public members interested in providing input on local transit programs are encouraged to volunteer for the SamTrans Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC).
The 15-member CAC meets monthly and is responsible for offering feedback on the needs of transit users and informing San Mateo County residents of transit programs on the Peninsula. It also acts in an advisory capacity to the SamTrans’ Board of Directors. Each CAC member receives a free yearly bus pass to use on the SamTrans system. The CAC meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the San Mateo County Transit District headquarters at 1250 San Carlos Avenue in San Carlos. Interested persons can download the application here .

H&R Block's Annual Senior Sunday
On February 18 , H&R Block is celebrating its annual Senior Sunday Event. Seniors new to H&R Block are eligible for a reduced fee. Please call for details and to set an appointment.

H&R Block, Menlo Park
510 Santa Cruz Avenue


February 13
7 to 8 pm, Cubberley Theatre, Palo Alto

February 15
6:30 to 8 pm, Main Library, Menlo Park

February 15
6:30 pm, Ballroom, Menlo Park Senior Center

February 15
7 to 8 pm, Santa Clara Convention Center Theatre

February 16
8:30 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

February 19
Chamber Closed in observance of President's Day

February 22
8 to 9:30 am, Chamber Conference Room

February 22
4 to 6 pm, 5050 El Camino Real, Los Altos

February 22
6:30 pm, 33 Arroyo Dr., South San Francisco
Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce | (650) 325-2818 |  menloparkchamber.com