Palo Alto Weekly

News - March 1, 2013

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss employee health benefits. The council will also discuss the California Avenue Streetscape Improvement project; the city's response to the demolition of a historic building at Edgewood Plaza; and the proposal to designate the Main Library renovation project "substantially complex," which would increase the contractor retention amount from 5 percent to 10 percent. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 4. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to consider instituting a requirement for ground-floor retail on the 600 block of Emerson Street. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the Human Services Needs Assessment, the mid-year budget adjustments and the city's long-range financial forecast. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL APPOINTED OFFICERS COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the contract with Sherry Lund Associates pertaining to performance reviews of council-appointed officers. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission is tentatively scheduled to view a presentation on the El Camino Park reservoir project and review the five-year financial forecast for electric, gas, wastewater and water funds. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss the proposed renovation of a fašade at 151 University Ave.; a proposed demolition of two office buildings at 490 and 560 San Antonio Road and construction of a building to serve as a gymnasium, classroom and theater; a proposal by Stanford University to replace two office buildings at 1400 Page Mill Road; and a proposal by The Hayes Group for a new four-story mixed-use building at 611 Cowper St. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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