Committees and Activities, Barron Park (Neighborhood) Association
Immediate Independent Issues
Various useful documents - online filing cabinet
Board of Director Actions
Note: some committees/activities listed in this index have a separate page,
others are a section further down on this page.
Other Activities and Areas of Interest
Listing of Local Businesses (in or neighboring Barron Park)
Committee Chair: vacant
- May Fete (primary annual neighborhood event)
- Holiday Parade/Party/Caroling Don Anderson
- Welcoming Party Gwen Luce : occurs in late August or early September: party to encourage new residents to meet other residents (and vice versa)
- Other events that are not necessarily repeated annually:
- Event Scrapbook
To report locations which have been defaced,
- call the City of Palo Alto's Graffiti Hotline at (650) 496-5904
- send e-mail to Bob Moss
Neighborhood Safety and Preparedness
Created through the merger of
the Community Safety Committee,
the Neighborhood Watch Committee,
and Emergency Preparedness Committee.
Schools serving the Barron Park neighborhood
Preschools with known websites
- Safe Routes to Schools program (City and School District):
- Local Info from the Palo Alto PTA
- Background material (circa 9/99): Pedestrian Access to Barron Park Elementary School: assessment of problems facing students attempting to walk to the school from areas near El Camino, especially students coming from the Ventura neighborhood.
This was given as a briefing to the Joint City/School District Traffic Safety Committee and as a document to the principal of the new school.
ToxSafe (Toxic Safety) and
- Greeting packets
are now available to any Barron Park resident
who would like to welcome a new neighbor.
The newcomer could be next door or down the street, an owner or renter.
Each packet contains a collection of informative materials,
including sample BPA Newsletters,
a brief history of Barron Park,
booklets on Neighborhood Watch,
emergency preparedness pamphlets,
area and bike lane maps, etc.
Included with each packet is the latest version of Info Palo Alto,
the Weekly's annual guide to everything!
It's very easy to welcome a new resident with a greeting packet in hand
It takes only a few minutes and is a thoughtful way
to introduce yourself
and to carry on the great Barron Park tradition of community
- Block Parties: Require a permit which should be completed
at least 10 days before the event.
Block parties are free during certain months -
pattern has been July and September, but double-check.
For more information and a downloadable form, see the City's page on
Police Code Enforcement.
Other descriptions/overviews of the Barron Park neighborhood:
- Barron Park from the 2000-11-17 issue of the Palo Alto Weekly
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