Monday, March 11, 2013

Government in the San Mateo County peninsula, week of 3/11/2013

Highlights of government meetings in San Mateo County peninsula, viewed daily. 

Palo Alto Daily News/Peninsula/Staff, 3/9/13, "On the Docket."  Text is from Palo Alto Daily news.

Redwood City - City Council is scheduled to consider approving a plastic-bag ban and to review Costco's plan to add four gas pumps to the dozen already at its 2300 Middlefield Road location.
Taking the Canyon Trail to the Trail Camp site requires a 5.1 mile hike along Butano Redwood Canyon. Story on things to do in San Mateo County. Photo: Michael Macor, SFC
Lost in too much San Mateo County open space
San Carlos -  City Council.  Vice Mayor Bob Grassilli is expected to succeed Matt Grocott as mayor.

Menlo Park - City Council is scheduled to indicate which areas in the city might be suitable for rezoning to allow higher density housing.
San Mateo County -  Board of Supervisors is scheduled to review the county manager's report on possible changes to compensation for future employees. 
Woodside - Town Council is to get an update on a proposal for a Saturday farmers market at Woodside Town Hall.

Portola Valley -  Town Council is to receive an update on the town's green building ordinance and consider approving a call for bids for the Ford Field renovation project.
San Mateo County - Planning Commission Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing to discuss permanent zoning regulations for 3821 Fair Oaks Ave., where Bay Area Catering & Events operates.

Atherton - City council is scheduled to get a mid-year budget report and discuss Marsh Road channel repairs.

Related article- The Daily Journal (San Mateo), Government Watch, 3/9/13. Note:  Photograph by Tom Stienstra, Francisco Chronicle 9/10/08, San Francisco Chronicle 9/10/08, "Spectacular getaways in San Mateo County."   

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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