BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hear an annual report from the citizens' committee overseeing spending under the $378 million 2008 "Strong Schools" bond, as well as a report from an outside auditor. The board also will discuss policy committee recommendations on ways to make its meetings more efficient, review several bond-construction items and vote on a technical budget resolution. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the boardroom of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).
PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hold a joint meeting with the Architectural Review Board. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
CITY-SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review the recent school board and City Council meetings and see a slide show on the school district's bond program. The meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 1701 Page Mill Road, a request by Stanford University for a demolition of 67,000 square feet of commercial development and construction of a two-story, 116,000-square-foot research-and-development building. The board also plans to discuss 135 Hamilton Ave., a proposal by Keenan Lovewell Ventures for a four-story, mixed-use building at a currently vacant site. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to elect a new chair and vice chair, hear a presentation about the Magical Bridge Playground, hear a proposal from artist Charles Gadeken to place a temporary sculpture downtown and consider approving artwork by Mark Verlander for the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center teen room. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).