Around the Terrace: March 26, 2021

Here are some recent announcements and news stories of interest to College Terrace and the surrounding area.

  • Wellesley Community Meeting Postponed
    If you RSVP’d to Cato’s community meeting about the Wellesley project, you should have received a notification that the meeting has been postponed from its originally scheduled date on April 1. No new date has been set, but we’ll keep you posted.
  • 231 Grant: Neighborhood Community Design Workshops
    There will be a pair of Neighborhood Community Design Workshops to solicit feedback on the proposed teacher housing at 231 Grant. The meetings will on April 6 and April 14, both at 5:30pm via Zoom. Click here for links.
  • Elementary Schools to Reopen Five Days a Week in April
    With elementary schools reopening more widely, just a reminder to pay close attention when driving along Stanford Avenue near Escondido Elementary as more students will be heading to and from school.

Annual Meeting Recap and New Board

Thanks to everyone who attended the CTRA’s annual meeting on Saturday morning! It was fantastic to see friendly faces, even if it was over Zoom. Special thanks to Palo Alto mayor Tom DuBois for his presentation and for taking time to answer questions from the neighborhood. The Q&A covered topics ranging from the proposed apartments on Wellesley Street and PHZ zoning to pedestrian safety at the busy intersection of California Avenue and El Camino Real.

Also, the results of the 2021-22 CTRA board election were announced:

  • President: James Cook
  • Vice President: Dan Kaleba
  • Secretary: Eileen Stolee
  • Treasurer: Sukhi Nagesh
  • Communications Director: Chris Saccheri
  • Social Coordinator: Mary Bartholomay
  • Stanford Observer: Pria Graves
  • City Observer: Annette Ross
  • California Ave Business District Observer: Ann Balin
  • Research Park Observer: Melanie Grondel

Missed the meeting? You can watch the video.

Annual Meeting This Saturday at 10am

One final reminder: the CTRA’s Annual Meeting and Board Election is this Saturday at 10am. Register for the Zoom here.

The meeting will begin with a welcome message from the CTRA president, followed by remarks by Palo Alto mayor Tom DuBois, who will then answer questions from the neighborhood. (Have a burning question for the mayor? This is your chance to ask!) After the mayor’s Q&A, board election results will be announced and the meeting will adjourn.

The CTRA board election is being held online this year. Please cast your ballot before the annual meeting on Saturday.

See you Saturday!