A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Oct. 23.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss a claim against the city by Sarah Syed. The council will then consider approving a mixed-use project with 19,800 square feet of retail and 50 residential units at 3001 El Camino Real; and discuss the Planning and Transportation Commission's recommendations on the Comprehensive Plan update. The closed session will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers. View the full agenda here.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to interview candidates for the Architectural Review Board, the Historic Resources Board and the Planning and Transportation Commission. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will discuss the superintendent search process, hear a report on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), vote on a schematic design for a renovation of Hoover Elementary School and conceptual designs for new multipurpose buildings at three elementary schools and discuss a contract for a new interim assistant superintendent for human resources. Tentatively, the board will also discuss initial proposals for negotiations with its employee unions, vote on 2017-18 district goals and discuss term limits for board members. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss funding options for implementing improvements in the Parks, Trails, Natural Open Space and Recreation master plan; discuss the audit on Community Services Department fees; and consider adopting the Rinconada Long Range Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the 2017 Pacific Library Partnership Technology & Innovation Grant; the library system's digital resources; and the use of Social Media Marketing and BiblioCommons. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.