Logo


Menlo Park City Council Email Log

[ Home ] [ City Council ] [ Search ] [ 05/06 Archive ] [ 07/08 Archive ] [ 09/10 Archive ] [ 2011 Archive ] [ 12/13 Archive ] [ Watch City Council Meetings ]


Negotiate for better deal with Stanford

From: Jennifer Miller <"Jennifer>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:48:55 -0700

Dear City Council,

 

I have been a Menlo Park homeowner since 2000. The city needs to continue
development, but it is your responsibility that we do so in a sustainable
manner, preserving the qualities that make Menlo Park such a great place to
live. You are my representatives in this negotiation and I am asking that
you hold Stanford to their own standards.

 

Please negotiate a better deal on behalf of Menlo Park residents on the
Stanford Middle Plaza project.

 

Stanford's Current Proposed Agreement:

- does not meet Stanford's own traffic reduction and monitoring standards in
Santa Clara county

- does not meet Stanford's own environmental sustainability standards on
campus

- does not meet standard payments in lieu of taxes of universities their
host cities. ((ie: Harvard provides $4.5 million per year to the City of
Cambridge. Yale pays $7.5M to New Haven per year. Currently Stanford only
proposes to provide $100K per year to the City to offset the impact to local
public schools) )

 

Please ensure that Stanford MEETS or EXCEEDS the above standards.

 

Sincerely,

 

Jennifer Miller

 

 

 

jen_at_(domainremoved)

650.269.2060

 
Received on Tue Sep 26 2017 - 10:19:05 PDT

[ Search ] [ By Date ] [ By Message ] [ By Subject ] [ By Author ]


Email communications sent to the City Council are public records. This site is an archive of emails received by the City Council at its city.council_at_(domainremoved)