Palo Alto Weekly

News - December 13, 2013

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to interview candidates for the Storm Drain Oversight Committee, then meet in closed session to discuss labor issues and potential litigation re: Mitchell Park Library and Community Center and Senate Bill 7. At its regular meeting the council will discuss 567-595 Maybell Ave. and residential parking permits. The meeting begins at 4 p.m., then goes into closed session from 4:40-6:40 p.m., followed by the regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE The committee plans to discuss Fire Department overtime and recommendations from the Utilities Advisory Commission to continue the Palo Alto Local Energy Accessible Now (CLEAN) program for 20 years and to repeal and amend the gas rate schedules. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE

The committee plans to hear updates on the district/city technology and Youth Community Services MOU, meet the city's chief of sustainability and hear about district/city sustainability programs. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, in Conference Room A at Palo Alto Unified School District headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board will review draft design guidelines for residential development in the Professorville Historic District. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board is scheduled to review plans for a three-story, mixed-use project at 3877 El Camino Real; improvements for El Camino Park; construction of three residential units, demolition of two units and retention of existing office at 636 Middlefield Road; and a sign exception for Tesla Motors. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission will welcome Assistant Library Director Eric Howard, then hear updates on the opening of Mitchell Park Library, renaming Main Library, library publicity and marketing strategies and 2014 priorities. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear updates on the Percent for Art program, as well as on the status of art at the Municipal Golf Course and the Water Quality Control Plant. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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