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Menlo Park City Council

Maria was appointed to the City Council of Menlo Park in January 2023

It is an honor to represent District 5 - Sharon Heights & West Menlo!


Below are Maria's top priorities as City Councilmember

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Downtown Vibrancy

Strengthen our community through downtown revitalization

Maria supports efforts to:

  • Bring more affordable housing downtown where residents can easily access transit, restaurants, and city amenities

  • Support the arts and promote community gatherings downtown

  • Lift up our local businesses and bring more small businesses to town

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Safe Streets

Improve our roads to make Menlo Park accessible and safe for everyone

Maria supports efforts to:

  • Improve road safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and transit users 

  • Upgrade city road infrastructure

  • Support transit-oriented development to  reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT)

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Sustainability & Climate Action

Ensure Menlo Park is a healthy and sustainable place for all residents


Maria supports efforts to:

  • Protect and expand green space

  • Deepen community resilience to disasters

  • Address flooding and sea level rise

  • Improve energy efficiency and renewable energy access to help residents reduce bills and improve air quality

What is Maria up to?

Below is a snapshot of what Maria does in her role as City Councilmember

City Council Meetings

Visit the City of Menlo Park website to find links and agendas for City Council meetings.


A complete list of city events are on this page.

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