MENLO PARK (KCBS) — Facebook has agreed to pay the city of Menlo Park $1.5 million over the next decade in givebacks to the community. The company and the city have come to terms regarding expansion of the Silicon Valley giant’s headquarters there.
Facebook will expand from its current East Campus building at the current Bayfront Expressway-Willow Road intersection to a new facility that the company will build across the street at its new West Campus.READ MORE: FDA Advisers Endorse Pfizer Booster Shots for Elderly, High-Risk Americans
Part of the agreement involves Facebook making large contributions to the community.
Menlo Park City Councilwoman Catherine Carlton said Facebook has agreed to develop a community fund that supports local non-profits and people in need.READ MORE: Heroic Rescue By Surfer After Vehicle Plunges Over Santa Cruz Cliff
“They’ve indicated that they’d even like to help fill-in Menlo Park’s gap and Bay Trail. We’re working with them and talking about how we might also help develop an environmental education program,” she said.