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PUBLIC AGENDA: Potential 2020 tax measure; Cubberley lease negotiations

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 16.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a study session with the city's federal lobbyist, go into closed session to discuss existing litigation, Jay Greer v. City of Palo Alto, consider a resolution allowing neighborhood self-funding of certain subsurface utilities equipment, discuss potential revenue generating ballot measures for November 2020, consider the Caltrain business plan and designate a voting delegate and alternate for the League of California Cities Annual 2019 Conference. The study session is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. The closed session is scheduled for 6 p.m. The rest of the meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. or as soon as possible after the closed session. View the full agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council's planned closed session to discuss the performance evaluation of the city attorney and the city manager on Tuesday, Sept. 17, has been canceled. View the notice here.

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to recap recent school board and City Council meetings, discuss next steps for Cubberley Community Center lease agreement negotiations, and hear updates on the city's plans for grade separation and on Stanford University's General Use Permit application. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review proposed art for a mixed-use development at 565 Hamilton Ave., discuss a public art plan for the California Avenue corridor; adopt priorities for the coming year; and hear an update about temporary art on the California Avenue garage construction fence. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. View the full agenda here.

BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The school board's policy review committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave., Room A. View the full agenda here.

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