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You must improve the agreement for Stanford Middle Plaza

From: Woodrose1 <"Woodrose1">
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:24:12 -0700

Dear City Council,

My family will be greatly impacted by the new Stanford project. Their
proposal does a disservice to Menlo Park as a town and shows a lack of
respect for Menlo Park as a community.

THEREFORE, please negotiate a better deal on behalf of Menlo Park residents!

Stanford's Current Proposed Agreement:

- does not meet Stanford's own traffic reduction and monitoring standards in
Santa Clara county

- does not meet Stanford's own environmental sustainability standards on
campus

- does not meet standard payments in lieu of taxes of universities their
host cities.

According to Save Menlo Park: Harvard provides $4.5 million per year to the
City of Cambridge. Yale pays $7.5M to New Haven per year. Currently
Stanford only proposes to provide $100K per year to the City to offset the
impact to local public schools!


Our ask: *Please ensure that Stanford MEETS or EXCEEDS the above
standards.*

Kind regards,

 

Martha Onasch & Eric Humphriss

We are residents and home owners since 1995 at:

550 Morey Drive (at Middle Ave!)
Received on Tue Sep 26 2017 - 14:06:50 PDT

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