Yes: DuBois, Filseth, Fine, Holman, Kniss, Kou, Wolbach No: Tanaka Recused: Scharff
Stanford:The council approved a comment letter for the Stanford University's application to the Santa Clara County for a new General Use Permit. Yes: Filseth, Fine, Holman, Kniss, Kou, Scharff, Tanaka, Wolbach Recused: DuBois
City Council (March 7)
Dewatering: The council modified its rules rules for groundwater pumping, including fill-station requirements and a requirement for geotechnical study. The council also supported making further changes in 2018, which may include requiring cutoff walls for groundwater pumping during basement construction. Yes: Unanimous
Accessory Dwelling Units: The council approved several modifications to the city's municipal code concerning accessory-dwelling units. These include eliminating the city's lot-size requirement; relaxed parking requirements and the inclusion of junior accessory dwelling units in the city's code. Yes: Filseth, Fine, Kniss, Scharff, Tanaka, Wolbach No: DuBois, Holman Abstained: Kou
Board of Education (March 7)
2017-18 budget: The school board discussed potential cuts for the 2017-18 budget to mitigate a tax shortfall.
Renaming schools: The board discussed a committee's majority recommendation to rename Jordan and Terman middle schools.
Escondido building contract: The board authorized staff to award a contract to build a modular building and building upgrades at Escondido Elementary School. Yes: Unanimous
Planning and Transportation Commission (March 8)
Castilleja: The commission held a scoping meeting for the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed expansion of Castilleja School. Action: None
3877 El Camino Real: The commission approved a proposal for a mixed-use development with 17 residential units at the former site of Compadres. Yes: Alcheck, Lauing, Rosenblum No: Summa Recused: Gardias Absent: Waldfogel
Historic Resources Board (March 9)
Governance: The board discussed the prioritization of potential projects regarding historic preservation. Action: None
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