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Menlo Park Briefs: City issues $14.3M in bonds for parks and SLAC names new Stanford vice president

Original post made on Apr 15, 2022

This week in Menlo Park, the City Council voted to issue $14.3 million in Measure T Bonds to improve city parks and recreation facilities and SLAC names new Stanford vice president.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 15, 2022, 11:40 AM

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Posted by Enough
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Apr 15, 2022 at 12:18 pm

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Thank you Menlo Park city council (Except Mueller) for voting to raise our taxes when we are already dealing with excessive gas prices, rising power costs and inflation running higher than it has in almost 40 years. Great way to show you care about the people you pretend to represent.

Posted by MenloVoter.
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Apr 15, 2022 at 1:31 pm

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not to mention their recent "screw you" to MP citizens when they voted to extend the utility tax. A tax that is no longer legal and because of that they are being sued since they've been collecting it illegally for 5 years. Do they say, "since this tax wasn't properly approved as required, let's put this in front of the voters and get it approved again?"? No, they say "eff you citizens of MP" we'll do what ever we want AND make you pay the legal bills to fight for our misfeasance..

Posted by new guy
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Apr 15, 2022 at 3:48 pm

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So now we see how the lack of education effects us all. Only one council member understands that "bonds" are not FREE money.

Clearly the other council members see it as "other peoples money" and prefer to spend it all!

Hope we actually get something that improves our community, but doesn't sound like. Sad...

Posted by Enough
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Apr 15, 2022 at 4:55 pm

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Good point Menlo Voter. Even when we win that case (by we I mean the residents that have been paying a tax they should not have for 5 years) we still lose because the city spends a fortune of our own money to fight it.

Election this year...

Posted by Westbrook
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Apr 17, 2022 at 6:02 pm

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Thank you,
Mr. Mueller for standing up for principle against the crowd. I'll be donating to your campaign for County Supervisor. I recommend others support you as well.

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