Editorial: Menlo Park wrestles with non-resident fees | April 9, 2014 | Almanac | Almanac Online |


Viewpoint - April 9, 2014

Editorial: Menlo Park wrestles with non-resident fees

Cities like Menlo Park started as homogeneous enclaves that over the years added territory on all sides as outlying residents opted in so they could receive city services. Often this process leapfrogged over so-called unincorporated territory, and in several cases, like University Heights and Menlo Oaks, the city simply grew around them and residents never did opt to join the city.

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