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Re: Airbnb

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:41:50 +0000

Hello Ms. Koroitamana

Thank you for your email. I'm glad that you have had good experiences. We
will not be making any decisions on this for quite some time and it would
be during a public hearing to listen to all thoughts on this topic.

Best regards,
Kirsten
On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 10:40 PM Ranadi Koroitamana <yontenbnb_at_(domainremoved)
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> Menlo Park City Council
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> 701 Laurel St, Menlo Park
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> January 12th, 2017
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> To whom it may concern,
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> I Yonten Raza write in regards to the recent discussions concerning the
> restriction of Airbnb in Menlo Park.
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> I am a Menlo Park resident and have been living here for
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> about 10 years. With the recent purchase of new home and the increase in
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> becoming an Airbnb host.
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> Since being a host in early 2016, I have had nothing short of
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> a pleasant experience with the guests that I have hosted. Most of these
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> professionals here on business trips to the Silicon Valley and some are
> here because of extended medical treatments at Stanford, and would prefer
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> the quiet privacy of a home, compared to a hotel. There are also those who
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> a family and prefer to all be together in the same home rather than
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> hotel rooms.
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> Airbnb is beneficial to our community in so many ways. Not only with the
> tax contribution it makes, but I have seen that guests also improve the
> local economy by shopping and trying out our local restaurants.
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> I am very selective with the guests that I choose to host. I
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> specifically let them know that I do not allow parties at the house and
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> they agree to observe quiet time after 10 pm. All the guests I have hosted
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> been quiet and just wonderful people.
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> With regards to parking, I have had no issues. I have a 4
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> car driveway and most of these guests do not bring their cars.
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> I sincrely hope that these will be taken into consideration
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> before a decision to restrict airbnb is made.
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> Thank you,
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> Yonten Raza.
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Received on Fri Jan 13 2017 - 16:45:29 PST

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