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News - May 24, 2013

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (May 20)

Downtown parking: The council voted to support a trial valet program at the Lot R garage on High Street, north of Hamilton Avenue. Yes: Berman, Holman, Klein, Kniss, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Burt, Price

Post office: The council authorized staff to make a bid for the post office at 380 Hamilton Ave. Yes: Berman, Holman, Klein, Kniss, Scharff, Schmid, Shepherd Absent: Burt, Price

Planning and Transportation Commission (May 22)

567 Maybell: The commission voted to recommend rezoning a site at 567 Maybell Ave. to "planned community" to enable construction of a housing development that includes 60 housing units for low-income seniors and 15 single-family homes. >Yes:Alcheck, King, Martinez, Michael No: Panelli Absent: Keller, Tanaka

Council Rail Committee (May 23)

Trenching: The committee discussed commissioning a study on the costs of trenching and grade separations at the Caltrain tracks. The committee voted to continue the discussion to a future meeting. Yes: Unanimous


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