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Please negotiate for better deal with Stanford

From: domainremoved <Rebecca>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 03:28:09 +0000

Dear City Council,

Thank you for your hard work trying to improve our city. However, I am concerned with upcoming development proposal.
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) ) My concern is with car traffic. something needs to be done to preserve the safety and character of Menlo Park Sincerely,
Rebecca McNiven, Menlo Park Resident
Received on Tue Sep 26 2017 - 20:33:53 PDT

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