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PUBLIC AGENDA: school budget update; Junior Museum and Zoo ordinance

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 25.

CITY COUNCIL... The council has no meetings scheduled this week.

BOARD OF EDUCATION... The school board will discuss the process for searching for a new superintendent; a March 8, 2017 Office for Civil Rights' letter of findings; accepting a $75,000 donation to Palo Alto High School; and a new policy on involuntary student transfers; as well as take action on a 2017-18 budget update, a request for proposals (RFP) for the joint master planning of Cubberley Community Center, the contract for a new assistant superintendent, contractual raises for the superintendent that were not properly approved in 2015 and 2016, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hold a special closed-session meeting to discuss the appointment of an interim superintendent. The meeting will begin at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave., Room A. View the full agenda here.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to approve a park-improvement ordinance for the new Junior Museum and Zoo, for the Baylands Boardwalk and for the Highway 101 overpass. The commission also will discuss allowing public access to the 7.7-acre site that was recently added to Foothills Park; and consider a funding plan for the Parks, Trails, Natural Open Space and Recreation Master Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to consider a recommendation to the City Council regarding the adoption of the updated Land Use and Transportation Elements in the Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board's regular meeting scheduled for 8:30 a.m. has been canceled.

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