Palo Alto Weekly

News - March 11, 2011

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the city's long-term financial forecast, the Infrastructure Blue Ribbon Commission and the city's review process for development projects in the Professorville neighborhood. The financial-forecast discussion will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Council Conference Room. The study session with the infrastructure commission will follow at 7 p.m. The rest of the meeting will begin at 8 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to hear a report on the mid-year budget and consider the city's development agreement with the Stanford University Medical Center over Stanford's proposed hospital expansion. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 356 Lincoln Ave., a proposal to add a second dwelling unit and detached garage at a single-family residence in the city's Professorville neighborhood. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to consider a proposal for a five-story building, including four stories of office space, ground-floor retail and five residential units on the fifth floor, at 355 Alma St. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The board plans to discuss the Human Services Resources Allocation Process (HSRAP) and the Community Development Block Grant program. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss Caltrain's proposal to close the San Antonio station in Mountain View and hear a report on Larry Klein's recent t rip to Washington, D.C. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday, March 17, in Lucie Stern Community Room (1305 Middlefield Road).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss a proposed addition to Main Library at 1213 Newell Road, a proposal by the city's Utilities Department to replace a pump station and build a water-storage tank at El Camino Park and a proposal by Stanford University to build a 35,000 square foot addition to existing Hewlett Packard headquarters at 3000 Hanover St. at Stanford Research Park. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

RAIL CORRIDOR STUDY TASK FORCE ... The task force will continue to discuss the city's vision for the Caltrain corridor. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in Lucie Stern Community Room (1305 Middlefield Road).

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the dedication of the "Bliss in the Moment" sculpture, the upcoming installation by Mildred Howard, the Youth Art Awards and the status of art to be relocated during the construction of the Palo Alto Art Center. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

CITY-SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee will discuss teen mental health, school facilities planning and the City of Palo Alto budget. The meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. Friday, March 18, in Conference Room A of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

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