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News - December 7, 2011

Reports on Facebook project available for viewing

Draft environmental and fiscal impact reports on the Facebook campus project will be available for review starting Dec. 8 online and at the library and Community Development Department in the Menlo Park Civic Center.

Go to tinyurl.com/Facebook-145 to see the project Web page.

The documents will be available for public viewing at the Community Development Department, 701 Laurel St. in Menlo Park, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday (the office is closed on alternate Fridays).

The review period runs from Dec. 8 through Jan. 23. Written comments should be submitted to the Community Development Department no later than 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23.

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing on the Facebook project for Monday, Jan. 9. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 701 Laurel St.

In addition to the draft impact reports, the commission will consider a proposal to remove the cap of 3,600 employees at Facebook's "East Campus," at 1601 Willow Road. The cap would be replaced with vehicular trip limit of 2,600 during any two-hour period and 15,000 per day.

Visit tinyurl.com/Facebook-145 for more information on the Facebook project.

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