Monday, March 4, 2013

Government in the Peninsula, week of 3/4/13

Palo Alto Daily News/Peninsula/Staff, 3/1/13.  "On the docket."  Highlights of government meetings in San Mateo County peninsula, viewed as daily. 

Monday, 3/4
Menlo Park.  Planning Commission,  "to review a proposal to turn a senior retirement residence at 555 Glenwood Ave. into a hotel with fewer parking spaces than required by the city's downtown plan."
Palo Alto. City Council "to consider taking a series of corrective actions following Sand Hill Proerty Company's unauthorized demolition of a structure it was supposed to move and preserve while redeveloping Edgewood Plaza.

Tuesday, 3/5  
Menlo Park.  City Council "to consider an appeal of a permit that allows a developer to construct a driveway from 1825 Santa Cruz Ave. to Louise Street."
Mountain View."to hear a presentation and discuss finalizing the Rengstorff Park Master Plan to include the renovation of the existing Community Center and Aquatic Center in the current locations, new pools and other park improvements."

Wednesday, 3/6
Portolo Valley - Planning Commission "to continue a public hearing on a proposal to expand the Woodside Priory School's field and install artificial turf."
Woodside - Planning Commission " to consider a request to convert a garage at 245 Laning Drive to a storage building and a proposal to construct a three-story enclosed stairway in a historic water tower/living quarters at 460 Mountain Home Road." 

Trivia note:  460 Mountain Home Road, from the link under above picture"The 'Jackling house' is a huge 14,540-sq.ft. (1,350 sq.m.) mansion in the Spanish Colonial Revival style, designed by architect George Washington Smith in the early 1900s for copper magnate Daniel Jackling, which Steve Jobs bought in 1984."  Zillow Homes,  460 Mountain Home Road was last sold in 1984 (to Steve Jobs), apparently remains in the Steve Jobs estate, and is not for sale currently.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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