Atherton Little League Ball Field at Holbrook-Palmer Park, Measure M (November 2012)
The Menlo-Atherton Little League organization wants to improve the existing ball field at Holbrook-Palmer Park by adding bleacher seating for 200 people, an electronic scoreboard and restrooms. They also want to overhaul the ball field's existing turf. The cost of the project is about $500,000, and the Little League would pay for that.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|Measure M: "Should the Town permit the Menlo-Atherton Little League to improve the baseball field and surrounding areas at Holbrook-Palmer Park, including covered seating for spectators, an improved playing area for children, and new restrooms for all park users, using private funds only?"|
Path to the ballot
The measure was referred to the ballot on August 7, 2012 by a 3-2 vote of the Atherton Town Council.
Bill Widmer, Jim Dobbie and Kathy McKeithen were the three town council members who voted in favor of placing the measure on the ballot.
- Mercury News, "Split Atherton council OKs two November measures asking for voter input on projects", August 7, 2012
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