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Re: Flood walls, san francisquito creek

From: Keith, Kirsten <"Keith,>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 13:22:01 -0700

Dear Laure,

Thank you for writing to express your concern with floodwalls upstream (west) of Highway 101. Please know that I share your concern. When this issue was raised previously, I expressed my belief that floodwalls would have severe negative impacts to our neighborhood and that they are a non-starter.

Please also know that tonight<x-apple-data-detectors://0> the Menlo Park City Council is NOT considering action related to floodwalls or any other potential work UPSTREAM of Highway 101.

Tonight<x-apple-data-detectors://1>, the only action we are considering is whether to authorize the City Manager to sign an agreement that enables the construction of a project on the creek between the Bay and Highway 101 separating Palo Alto and East Palo Alto. There are planned floodwalls for this Bay-Highway 101 portion that has seen repeated flooding, and this issue has been extensively discussed and agreed to by those cities.

Again, thank you for your email. If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.


Kirsten Keith
Council Member & Former Mayor
City of Menlo Park
701 Laurel Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025

On May 31, 2014, at 9:50 PM, "Laure" <llaprais_at_(domainremoved)

Dear city council members,
As a resident of the Willows in Menlo Park, i am deeply concerned by the impact of building floodwalls along the creek at Chaucer Bridge. I live a block away from Woodland, and take daily walks along the creek. We all chose this area because of its beautiful trees and especially, the sense if wild life along the banks of the creek. Please remove flood walls from the resolution so that the other control measures may go ahead.
Laure laprais
154 oak court
Menlo park

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