SFCJPA Flood Protection Meeting in Menlo Park

The San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (SFCJPA) is hosting a number of public meetings, including one in Menlo Park today at 6:30 pm, at the Laurel School Upper Campus.

At this meeting, the SFCJPA plans to present initial planing of the scope of potential capital improvements along the Creek west of Highway 101.

This will be a joint scoping meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is producing a Federal Environmental Impact Statement for this project.

Comments received at received at the meeting will be considered in the preparation of the environmental evaluation, the authority said in its announcement.

The SFCJPA is an independent regional government agency founded by three cities and two countywide agencies divided by San Francisquito Creek and united by its watershed and floodplain.

They lead projects along the creek and San Francisquito Bay that reduce a proven flood threat, enhance ecosystems and recreational opportunities, and connect the communities.

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