Infrastructure: The council approved a proposed timeline from staff for outreach and prioritization of projects that would appear on the November 2014 bond measure. Yes: Unanimous
Board of Education (Sept. 18)
Bond program: The board heard reports from an independent auditor and a citizens' oversight committee giving the school district's $378 million bond-construction program a clean bill of health. Action: None
Windows: The board voted to award a $1.05 million contract for replacement of windows in Palo Alto High School's Tower Building and Haymarket Theater. Yes: Unanimous
Board efficiency: The board held a preliminary discussion on ideas for making board meetings more productive and efficient, agreeing to hold a study session on the issue in early 2013. Action: None
Planning and Transportation Commission (Sept. 19)
Joint meeting: The commission held a joint study session with the Architectural Review Board. Action: None
Architectural Review Board (Sept. 20)
135 Hamilton Ave.: The board discussed but did not approve a proposal by Keenan Lovewell Ventures for a four-story, mixed-use building with about 20,000 square feet of commercial area and two residential units. The board criticized the design of the proposed building and continued the item to a later date. Yes: Unanimous
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