Wireless: The council approved objective standards for wireless communication facility applications and directed staff to return within a year with proposed "minimal distance" between new wireless equipment and local schools and homes, as well as a hierarchy of preferences for preferred locations and zoning districts for wireless equipment. Yes: Cormack, DuBois, Filseth, Fine, Kniss, Kou Absent: Tanaka
Housing: The council voted to endorse a position paper on housing bills recently adopted by the Cities Association of Santa Clara County. Yes: Cormack, DuBois, Filseth, Kou No: Fine, Kniss Absent: Tanaka
Board of Education (April 16)
Stanford: The committee discussed and expressed general support for a proposed agreement recently negotiated by Palo Alto Unified staff with Stanford University, which includes per-pupil contributions from Stanford to the district and $15 million for an "innovative space" that would be shared by the university and the district. Action: None
Council Finance Committee (April 16)
Water rates: The committee approved the financial plan and proposed rate changes for the water utility. Yes: Unanimous
Wastewater rates: The committee approved the financial plan and proposed rate changes for the wastewater utility. Yes: Unanimous
Architectural Review Board (April 18)
525 Hamilton Ave. The board reviewed a proposed three-story mixed-use project at 525 Hamilton Ave., which includes 19 apartments and 7,450 square feet of office space. It continued its discussion to a future date. Action: None
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