In their first community conversation at Stanford Redwood City on Tuesday, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell provided updates on their long-range planning initiatives, including information regarding the General Use Permit (GUP) and ongoing budgeting and affordability measures.
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Originally commending it as the product of “positive and collaborative” discussions, Stanford has since decided to temporarily withdraw its $138.4 million conditional agreement with Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD).
Geoff Bradley, the consulting project manager for the county on the GUP, led most of the afternoon’s discussion, outlining the implications of Stanford’s new proposal on local traffic, housing, zoning and environmental impact.
As Santa Clara County files a motion to dismiss Stanford’s December 2018 lawsuit asserting that the County’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance unfairly targets the University, Stanford maintains that the ordinance violates equal protection laws.
In an effort to mitigate potential impacts of Stanford’s General Use Permit (GUP) application, the University has agreed to provide the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) with a $138.4 million community benefits package over 40 years, Stanford announced Monday.
If approved by Santa Clara County, Stanford’s application for a renewed General Use Permit (GUP) would authorize the University’s land and facility expansion through 2035
The Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) held several demonstrations across campus on Thursday to protest Stanford’s lawsuit against Santa Clara County’s housing ordinance.