A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 13.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a study session on the 2040 Caltrain Business Plan, discuss the Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Program study report and prioritize the implementation of new RPP programs; and consider the alternatives for grade separation that should be studied further. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?t=39990.71&BlobID=71034 here.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will vote on a memorandum of understanding with the Palo Alto Management Association (PAMA) and a tentative contract with the Palo Alto Educators Association (PAEA); and discuss the wellness and safety section of a draft district-wide plan, initial proposals for 2019-20 negotiations with PAEA and the California School Employees Association (CSEA), and a dual enrollment memorandum with the Foothill-De Anza Community College District; and hear an informational report on a tentative contract agreement with CSEA, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, at 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.
COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review the proposed fiscal year 2020 operating and capital budgets for the Utilities Department. It will also consider the budgets for the Department of Planning and Community Environment, the Development Services Department, the Office of Transportation, the Administrative Services Department, the Human Resources Department and Information Technology, as well as for the City Council and the offices of the city attorney, city auditor, city clerk and city manager. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review recent council and school board meetings, hear a presentation about Safe Routes to School, discuss the next steps for Cubberley Master Plan and hear updates about grade separation and the Stanford University General Use Permit process. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to review a request to demolish an existing 1,292-square-foot residential building at 567 Homer St., and construct a three-story residential building. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.
BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The school board's policy review committee will discuss policies including education for English learners, identification and education under Section 504, access to district records, science instruction, meeting conduct and the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), among others. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave., Room A. View the full agenda here.