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PUBLIC AGENDA: Jr. Museum and Zoo project; supe-search firm contract

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Dec. 4.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to have a joint meeting with the Public Art Commission, consider approving the reconstruction of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, review comments on the Environmental Impact Report for the Stanford University General Use Permit and discuss the recently passed state bills on housing. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday. Dec. 4. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will vote on a comment letter on a draft environmental impact report for Stanford University's general use permit (GUP) and on a contract with a firm to conduct the district's superintendent search; discuss a first interim financial report, data for A-G college requirements, a board policy on gifts, board member term limits and an annual report on the Strong Schools Bond, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to approve an audit of the city's financial statements; approve the Fiscal Year 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; and discuss the city's long-range financial forecast and pension liabilities. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to consider a resolution amending utilities rules on billing adjustments; consider the 2018 Utilities Strategic Plan; and discuss the city's Renewable and Carbon Neutral Portfolio Strategy and the Sustainability and Climate Action Implementation Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to consider exterior improvements to a hotel at 180 Hamilton Ave.; and consider an application for deploying wireless communication equipment on utility poles in Midtown and south of Midtown. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to meet at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

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