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Re: San Francisquito Creek

From: Keith, Kirsten <"Keith,>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 13:19:50 -0700

Dear Ms. Wallace,

Thank you for writing to express your concern with floodwalls upstream (west) of Highway 101. Please know that I share your concern. When this issue was raised previously, I expressed my belief that floodwalls would have severe negative impacts to our neighborhood and that they are a non-starter.

Please also know that tonight<x-apple-data-detectors://0> the Menlo Park City Council is NOT considering action related to floodwalls or any other potential work UPSTREAM of Highway 101.

Tonight<x-apple-data-detectors://1>, the only action we are considering is whether to authorize the City Manager to sign an agreement that enables the construction of a project on the creek between the Bay and Highway 101 separating Palo Alto and East Palo Alto. There are planned floodwalls for this Bay-Highway 101 portion that has seen repeated flooding, and this issue has been extensively discussed and agreed to by those cities.

Again, thank you for your email. If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Kirsten Keith
Council Member & Former Mayor
City of Menlo Park
701 Laurel Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025

On Jun 1, 2014, at 9:46 PM, "Gloria Wallace" <gloria_robles_at_(domainremoved)

Dear Menlo Park Councilpersons:

Regarding the San Francisquito Creek proposed resolution, Please modify the resolution by deleting “and floodwalls” from the it.

In a time of global warming it is unconscionable to consider destroying so many trees. This a a most beautiful spot in our city, to walk, drive by, enjoy. The flood wall would ruin the creek and be a blight to the neighborhood. The home's property values would be destroyed. I am sure we can find a more reasonable way to solve the problem

Gloria Robles Wallace

Wallace Bookkeeping
Received on Tue Jun 03 2014 - 13:17:34 PDT

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