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A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 21.

CITY COUNCIL... The council plans to discuss a letter of intent with Pets in Need to develop a financing study for a new animal shelter facility; and consider a proposal to pursue a Fiber-to-the-Node network. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 2 in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to hear a status update on the recent audit of Cable Franchise and Public, Education and Government (PEG) Fees; and discuss the Water Meter Billing Audit. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the Baylands Boardwalk Replacement Preliminary Design, the Buckeye Creek Hydrology Study; and review and discuss the Rinconada Park and Junior Museum & Zoo Long Range Plan and Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION... The school board will take action on updated policies related to discrimination and sexual harassment; on proposed legal services contracts for the 2017-18 school year; discuss a request for proposal (RFP) for solar panels and discuss the renovation of JLS Middle School's swimming pool, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to hold study sessions on 375 Hamilton Ave., a proposal to build a new five-story parking garage; on 526 Waverley St., the potential reclassification of a Birge Clark-designed building from Category 3 to Category 2 on the city's Historic Inventory; and on 2601 East Bayshore Road, the former International Telephone and Telegraph property. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to interview candidates for the Storm Water Management Oversight Committee. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to take action on the approval of the Draft Minutes of the Special Meeting on June 29 and the assignment of Council Buddies; and discuss the "Languages & International Collection" (subcommittee) and a report on ALA Conference. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

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