The Palo Alto Unified school board will meet with a district attorney to discuss options for legal action on the impact of Stanford University’s proposed expansion plan on Tuesday.
At a public hearing last week, the Santa Clara County Planning Commission unanimously made a favorable recommendation to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors regarding Stanford’s plans to build new faculty residences in the San Juan Hills neighborhood, despite opposition from several San Juan Hills residents.
Jean McCown and Catherine Palter explain how Stanford is approaching the housing challenge in conjunction with the university’s application for a new land use permit.
In its Tuesday meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors’ discussed pressuring Stanford to pay the maximum rate in affordable housing impact fees in light of the University’s expansion plans for 2035. The University’s plans to build up to 2.27 million square feet of new academic facilities and 3,150 new on-campus housing units are…
Stanford has asked the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to amend the University’s General Use Permit (GUP) and Community Plan from 2000 to provide more flexibility in planning future campus housing construction, according to the Stanford Report.
A federal judge recently ordered Stanford to permit two environmental groups to inspect the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, following the filing of lawsuits last year over the University’s operation of the Searsville Dam.
The project, which will be voted upon at the Nov. 5 meeting, has received funding from John Arrillaga ’92 MBA ’98 and will house TheatreWorks, the third-largest theater company in the Bay Area.
Philanthropist John Arrillaga ‘60 is reportedly working on building concepts for Stanford-owned lots in Menlo Park.