Local Concern for Palo Alto Congregations
As you may be aware, the City of Palo Alto has been dealing with complaints from some neighbors of the First Baptist Church in Palo Alto about the impact their renters are having on the neighborhood, zone R-1 (Residential). First Baptist Church, as many congregations in Palo Alto, operates in an R-1 neighborhood under a “Conditional Use Permit.” At this point, First Baptist’s renters have been told to move out by September 30, 2017. Other First Baptist tenants have less time.
Click here to read a San Jose Mercury News article with more information.
Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka has scheduled a public meeting this Sunday afternoon, to gather input. You are invited to attend.
The following information is from a letter from Mr. Tanaka's Legislative Aide:
The format of the meeting is a seminar-style discussion. All attendees can voice their opinion to Councilman Tanaka and listen to other attendees’ opinions. Councilman Tanaka will try his best to address the concerns of the attendees. The meeting will also be broadcasted on Councilman Tanaka’s Facebook page via Facebook Live.