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PUBLIC AGENDA: City management evaluations; Castilleja environmental impact report

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Aug. 12.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to adopt on its consent calendar a $1.5 million contract for street maintenance, a utility contract with DirectApps, Inc. and a resolution updating standards for wireless communication facilities in the public right of way. The council will then go into closed session to discuss existing litigation, City of Palo Alto v. Tze; and Mahmoud Elsayed v. City of Palo Alto, as well as to conduct performance evaluations for the city manager, the city attorney and the city clerk. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. The closed session is scheduled to start at about 5:30 p.m. or as soon as possible after the consent calendar items are adopted. View the full agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hold a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Castilleja School Project, which involves rebuilding school facilities, constructing an underground garage and gradually increasing student enrollment from 430 to 540. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 14, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to consider 788 San Antonio Ave., a proposal to demolish an existing commercial building and construct a mixed-use building with 102 residential units and 1,780 square feet of commercial space; and 180 El Camino Real, a proposal for fa├žade improvements at L'Occitane in Stanford Shopping Center. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will hold a retreat to discuss 2019-20 goals and metrics through the district-wide "PAUSD Promise" plan, the redevelopment of Cubberley Community Center and board committee structure and functions, among other items. The meeting is from 1-5:30 p.m., on Friday, Aug. 16, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. View the full agenda here.

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