Palo Alto Weekly

News - January 20, 2012

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold its annual retreat to discuss council priorities for 2012, topics for future retreats and the report from the Infrastructure Blue Ribbon Commission. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Downtown Library (270 Forest Ave).

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the city's Emergency Medical Services and hold a hearing on the appeal of AT&T's proposal to install 20 antennas on existing utility poles in the city. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the Community Services and Facilities Element in the city's Comprehensive Plan; hear an update on the El Camino Park improvement project; and elect its chair and vice chair for 2012. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss 355 Alma St., a proposal for a five-story mixed-use building at the site of a former Shell Station; and hear a presentation on the Safe Routes to School Project. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to hear an update about the work of the Rail Corridor Task Force and hear a presentation from Friends of Caltrain about the effort to find a permanent funding source for Caltrain. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL HOUSING COMMITTEE ... The committee will hear an update on recent and upcoming meetings on housing allocation, consider designating El Camino Real and downtown "priority development areas" and hear an update on the One Bay Area Transportation Grant Proposal criteria. The meeting will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave).

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to elect its chair and vice chair for 2012 and discuss the commission's priorities. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Downtown Library Community Room (270 Forest Ave.).

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