City Manager's Reports

City Manager's Reports for 2010-2012 (CMR 110:10 forward) are on this page.
 
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2017
Current Year
2017
Palo Alto Downtown Monitoring Report 2015-2016
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
PUBLIC HEARING/QUASI-JUDICIAL. 689-693 Arastradero [16PLN-00228]: Consideration of Applicant's request for Approval of a Preliminary Parcel Map, With Exceptions, to Merge Two Existing Parcels into One Parcel. The Exception Would Allow the Merged Parcel to Exceed the Maximum Lot Area for the purpose of Constructing a New Private School Campus for Bowman School. The Planning and Transportation Commission Reviewed and Recommended Approval of the Project. Environmental Assessment: A Draft Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration was Circulated on January 19, 2017 for Public Review. A Final Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration is Available. Zoning District: R-1(10,000).
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Approval of a Professional Services Agreement with UtiliWorks Consultants LLC in an Amount Not to Exceed $174,735 over Two Years for Phase I of the Utility Smart Grid Assessment and Development of a Utility Technology Roadmap and Implementation Plan
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Adding a 15-year Contract Term Option to the Palo Alto CLEAN Program, Continuing the Existing Program Rate Structure of 16.5 ¢/kWh for Local Solar Resources until Reaching 3 MW of Program Capacity and for All Local Solar Resources Installed in Excess of 3 MW and All Non-Solar Eligible Renewable Energy Resources of Avoided Cost, and Amending Associated Program Rules and Agreement
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
City of Palo Alto Utilities Update for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2017
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Approval of Contract with O'Grady Paving, Inc. in the Amount of $2,283,754 for the FY 2017 Asphalt Paving, Capital Improvements Program Project PE-86070
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Informational Report on the City of Palo Alto Utilities Demand Side Management Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Joint Study Session of the City Council and Planning and Transportation Commission
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Discussion and Approval to Defer to a Future Date the Consideration of the Formation of a Stakeholder Committee to Address Potential Local Business Tax for Transportation
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 (Zoning) to Implement a new State Law Related to Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Dwelling Units and to Reorganize and Update the City’s Existing Regulations. The Ordinance is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Public Resource Code Section 21080.17 and CEQA Guideline Sections 15061(b), 15301, 15303 and 15305 (FIRST READING: April 17, 2017 PASSED: 7-2 Holman, Kou no)
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Adoption of Formal Positions Supporting or Opposing Seven State Bills
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute a Cooperative Agreement With the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Management of and Participation in a Grant Award to Enhance and Evaluate a Comprehensive Technology/Policy Solution Called Fair Value Commuting (FVC), Designed to Reduce Traffic Congestion
Revision Date: 5/8/2017
Approval of Seven Separate Contract Amendments With; Forsys Inc., Sierra Infosys, Inc., HPC Heck & Partner Consulting, Inc. dba: HPC America, Techlink Systems, Inc., Quintel-MC, Inc., DGN Technologies, Inc., and Khalid Salman Mohammed for SAP Professional Services in a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $350,000 Annually for all Seven Contracts
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Approval of a Contract with BiblioCommons Incorporated for BiblioCommons Service Platform for the Palo Alto City Library for a First Year Cost Not-to-Exceed $173,220, and Full Contract to Last not More Than Three Years (2017-2020) for a Total Amount Not-to-Exceed $323,764 and Approve a Budget Amendment in the Technology Fund
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Approval of Supplement Number 1 to Amended and Restated Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) Joint Powers Agreement to add City of Shasta Lake as an NCPA Member
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute a Master License Agreement for use of City-Controlled Space on Utility Poles and Streetlight Poles and in Conduits With Astound Broadband, LLC, DBA Wave for a Combined Initial and Potential Extension Term of 20 Years
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Approval of Seven Separate Contract Amendments With Forsys Inc., Sierra Infosys, Inc., HPC Heck & Partner Consulting, Inc. dba: HPC America Techlink Systems, Inc., Quintel-MC, Inc., DGN Technologies, Inc., and Khalid Salman Mohammed for SAP Professional Services in a Total Amount not to Exceed $350,000 Annually for all Seven Contracts
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Prescreening of a Proposed Hotel Development at 3200 El Camino Real and Proposed Modification or Elimination of the 50'-0" Special Setback Along Hansen Way
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Decommissioning the Storm Drain Oversight Committee on May 31, 2017 and Establishing a New Storm Water Management Oversight Committee
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Approval of Contract Amendment Number 2 to Contract Number C16158064 With BKF Engineers for a Time Extension From March 27, 2017 to September 27, 2018 for the Embarcadero Road Corridor Improvements Project (CIP PL-15001)
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Plan Bay Area 2040 Status Update
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
ID# 7987 AT&T Parkland
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Approval of Action Minutes April 11 and 17, 2017
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 2.11 of Title 2 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Reauthorize Public, Education, and Government (PEG) Access Fees That Will Apply to AT&T as it Provides Service Under its State Video Franchise
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Proclamation Recognizing Progress on Byxbee Park
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
Comprehensive Plan Update: City Council Review & Direction Regarding the Revised Draft Land Use & Community Design Element and the Revised Draft Transportation Element
Revision Date: 5/1/2017
04-26-2017 - Item 1 - Interviews - At Place Memo
Revision Date: 4/26/2017
Interviews of Candidates for the Human Relations Commission, the Library Advisory Commission, the Public Art Commission, and the Utilities Advisory Commission
Revision Date: 4/26/2017
Receive and Review Rail Program Briefing Paper from March-April 2017
Revision Date: 4/26/2017
Review and Authorize the Mayor to Sign a Letter to Union Pacific to Inform Short-Haul Freight Operator Request for Proposals Regarding Peninsula Grade Separations
Revision Date: 4/26/2017
Receive a Presentation from the California High-speed Rail Authority and Discuss the Status of the California High-speed Rail Project
Revision Date: 4/26/2017
Receive Presentation and Discuss the Planning Efforts for Community Workshop #1 Scheduled for May 20 at Mitchell Park Community Center
Revision Date: 4/26/2017
Approval of Amendment Number One to Contract Number S16163411A With Tou Bar Equipment Company, Inc., for an Additional $70,000 for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $325,000 to Provide Maintenance Services at the Former Los Altos Treatment Plant Over the Term of Three Years
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Approval of a Construction Contract with C. Overaa & Co. in the Total Amount of $22,867,900 and a Construction Management Contract with Tanner Pacific in the Total Amount of $1,980,000 for the Sludge Dewatering and Loadout Facility Project (WQ-14001) at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant, and Adoption of a Resolution: 1) Authorizing an Installment Sale Agreement with the California State Water Resources Control Board for Financing the Design and Construction of the Sludge Dewatering and Loadout Facility; and 2) Authorizing the Amendment of two Related Financing Agreements With the California State Water Resources Control Board
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Palo Alto Seismic Risk Assessment Study Results
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Discuss the Draft 2017-2020 Sustainability Implementation Plan (SIP) and Direct Staff on Next Steps
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Review the Valley Transportation Authority Next Network Initiative Final Plan and the Draft Palo Alto Transit Vision Plan and Direct Staff to Pursue Funding from VTA to Backfill Service Reductions with Local Shuttle Service
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 2.11 of Title 2 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Reauthorize Public, Education, and Government Access Fees That Will Apply to AT&T as it Provides Service Under its State Video Franchise
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Annual Earth Day and Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) Update
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Financing Sustainable Cities: Financing Scan and Toolkit for Municipal Sustainability Initiatives
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
City of Palo Alto's Energy Risk Management Report for the First and Second Quarters of Fiscal Year 2017
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
2016 Airport Annual Noise Report, Identifying Noise Trends in the Surrounding Areas and Determining Compliance with Established Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedures
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Declaring the Results of the Mail Ballot Election in Connection with the City’s proposed Storm water management fee
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance the Council of the City of Palo Alto to Update the City’s Below Market Rate (BMR) Housing Program as Recommended by the Finance Committee: (1) Repealing Municipal Code Section 16.47 (Non-residential Projects) and 18.14 (Residential Projects) (FIRST READING: March 27, 2017 PASSED: 5-4 DuBois Filseth, Holman and Kou no); and an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Adding a new Section 16.65 (Citywide Affordable Housing In-lieu Fees for Residential, Nonresidential, and Mixed Use Developments). The Proposed Ordinances are Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15378(b)(4), 15305 and 15601(b)(3) of the State CEQA Guidelines (FIRST READING: March 27, 2017 PASSED: 5-4 DuBois, Filseth, Holman and Kou no)
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Declaring the Results of the Mail Ballot Proceeding Relating to Storm Water Management Fee Held on April 11, 2017 Storm Drain Election Results
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Approval of Action Minutes from April 3, 2017
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
Agenda Item Number 11, Discuss the Draft 2017-2020 Sustainability Implementation Plan (SIP and Direct Staff on Next Steps
Revision Date: 4/17/2017
04-11-2017 - Item 3 - Minutes - At Place Memo
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Receive Results of a Downtown Parking Management Study and Provide Direction to Staff on Next Steps
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Approval of a Water Enterprise Fund Professional Services Contract With Cal Engineering & Geology for a One Year Term with a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $139,213 for a Geotechnical Investigation and Assessment of the Existing Subgrade of the Mayfield Reservoir (WS-11004)
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Approval of Urban Forestry On-Call Services Contract Number S17165735 With Davey Resource Group for Review and Inspection of Planning and Development Applications in a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $200,000 Annually for a Three Year Term
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Approval of 2015-16 Public Improvement Corporation Financial Statement
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Approve Updated City of Palo Alto Debt Policy
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Board & Commission Report
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
National Public Safety Week
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Earthquake Preparedness Month
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Adoption of an Updated Rail Committee Charter and Guiding Principles
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Selection of Applicants to Interview for April 26, 2017 for Boards & Commissions
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Council Direction on Parking and Retail Program and Related Zoning Changes Needed for the new Downtown Parking Structure Located at Existing Surface Parking Lot D at 375 Hamilton Avenue
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Staff Recommendation to Approve Sending a Letter Supporting the State's Latest Regional Traffic Relief Plan
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
2016 Annual Housing Element Progress Report for the Period of January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Approval of Action Minutes
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Status of the City's Banking Contracts
Revision Date: 4/11/2017
Finance Committee Discussion and Recommendation That Council Adopt (As Part of the Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Budget) a Resolution Amending the Residential Refuse Rates for Fiscal Year 2018 to Cover Program Costs and Keeping All Other Rates the Same
Revision Date: 4/4/2017
Utilities Advisory Commission Recommendation That the City Council Adopt: (1) a Resolution Approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Water Utility Financial Plan; and (2) a Resolution Increasing Water Rates by Amending Rate Schedules W-1 (General Residential Water Services), W-2 (Water Service From Fire Hydrants), W-4 (Residential Master-Metered and General Non-Residential Water Service), and W-7 (Non-Residential Irrigation Water Service), and Removing the Drought Surcharge
Revision Date: 4/4/2017
Utilities Advisory Commission Recommendation That the City Council Adopt a Resolution Approving the Fiscal Year 2018 Wastewater Collection Financial Plan
Revision Date: 4/4/2017
Approval of the Update of the Ten-Year Gas Efficiency Goals
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
Council Direction on the Parking and Retail Program and Related Zoning Changes Needed for the Public Parking Garage Component of the Public Safety Building and New California Avenue Parking Garage Project at 250 Sherman Avenue and 350 Sherman Avenue, Respectively
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
ID# 7883
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
ID# 7886
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
Authorization for the City Manager to Vote on Storm Water Management Fee Ballots Received for Parcels Owned by the City of Palo Alto
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
ID# 7927
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
ID# 7929
Revision Date: 4/3/2017
PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of Two Ordinances to Update the City’s Below Market Rate (BMR) Housing Program as Recommended by the Finance Committee: (1) Repealing Municipal Code Section 16.47 (Non-residential Projects) and 18.14 (Residential Projects) and Adding a new Section 16.65 (Citywide Affordable Housing In-lieu Fees for Residential, Nonresidential, and Mixed Use Developments. The Proposed Ordinances are Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15378(b)(4), 15305 and 15601(b)(3) of the State CEQA Guidelines (FIRST READING: December 12, 2016 PASSED: 5-3 Kniss, Scharff and Wolbach no) Continued from January 9, 2017
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Approval of Five Separate Professional Services Agreement for General Electric and Gas Services over a Three Year Term with all Subject to an Aggregate Not-to-Exceed Amount of $975,000, with (1) Navigant Consulting; (2) Flynn Resource Consulting Inc.; (3) PA Consulting Group; (4) Optony Inc.; and (5) NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
PUBLIC HEARING. 900 N. California Avenue [15PLN-00155]: Appeal of the Planning and Community Environment Director's Architectural Review Approval of Three new Single-Family Homes, one With a Second Unit. Environmental Review: Categorically Exempt per CEQA Guidelines Section 15303(a) (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), Zoning District: R-1
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number S16164688 to add $250,000 for a Total Amount Not-to-Exceed Amount of $300,000 With Municipal Resources Group for Professional Human Resources Consulting Services
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Review & Approval of the Human Services Emerging Needs Fund Policy
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Adoption of a new Memorandum of Agreement With the Palo Alto Fire Chiefs' Association and a Resolution to Amend Salary Schedule for Managers and Professional Personnel
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Approval of a Contract with Artist Mary Lucking for Artwork at the Highway 101 Bike and Pedestrian Bridge
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
670 Los Trancos Road [16PLN-00266]: Site and Design Review to Allow the Construction of a new Single Family House and Guest House With a Total of approximately 10,960 Square Feet of Floor Area. Environmental Assessment: Categorically Exempt From CEQA Pursuant to Guidelines Section 15303 (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures). Zoning District: OS
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Board & Commission Recruitment Flyer
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Adoption of a new Memoranda of Agreement With the Palo Alto Fire Chiefs' Association and a Resolution to Amend Salary Schedule for Managers and Professional Personnel
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Revision Date: 3/27/2017
Preliminary Financial Forecasts and Rate Changes for Electric, Gas, Wastewater Collection, and Water Utilities for Fiscal Year 2018
Revision Date: 3/21/2017
Palo Alto Airport Fixed Base Operator Expiring Leases and Informational Update
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Title 18 (Zoning), Chapters 18.04 (Definitions), 18.30(F) Automobile Dealership (AD) Combining District Regulations, 18.52 (Parking and Loading Requirements), and 18.54 (Parking Facility Design Standards); Adding Sections 18.40.160 (Replacement Project Required), 18.40.170 (Deferral of Director’s Action), and 18.42.140 (Housing Inventory Sites Small Lot Consolidation); and Repealing Chapter 10.70 (Trip Reduction and Travel Demand). The Proposed Ordinance is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15061(b)(3) (FIRST READING: February 27, 2017 PASSED: 7-0)
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Approval of a Professional Services Agreement With SRT Consultants for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $708,736 for Assessment of the City's Current Water System Configuration and Recommendations to Enhance City's Emergency Water Supply
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Proclamation of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Honoring Roy Clay
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
1470 Monte Bello Road [16PLN-00180]: Approval of a Site and Design Review to Allow the Replacement of an Existing 24-foot Long Wooden Bridge Across an Unnamed Tributary to Steven's Creek With a new 45 to 50-foot Long Steel Bridge and to Construct a new 45 to 50-foot Long Steel Bridge Across Steven's Creek. Environmental Assessment: The Lead Agency, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Prepared an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, Which was Adopted by the District on March 9, 2016. Open Space (OS) Zoning District
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Approval of a Construction Contract With Alcal Specialty Contracting, Inc. in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $364,728 to Provide Construction Services to Replace the Existing Roof at the Cubberley Community Center Auditorium Wing
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
PUBLIC HEARING: Comprehensive Plan Update: Public Hearing on the Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Report & Revised Fiscal Study; Council Discussion & Direction to Staff Regarding a Preferred Planning Scenario; and Council Discussion & Direction to Staff Regarding the Organization of the Comprehensive Plan
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Approval of Contract Amendment Number 2 With SP Plus in the Amount of $368,390 for Additional Services for Parking Permits and On-Site Customer Service and to Extend the Term of the Agreement to March 15, 2019; Approval of Contract Amendment Number 2 With Serco, Inc. in the Amount of $751,224 for Enforcement of Evergreen Park-Mayfield Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) District and to Extend the Term of the Agreement to May 31, 2019; Approval of Contract Amendment Number 2 With McGuire Pacific Constructors in the Amount of $181,035 for Construction Services for Evergreen Park - Mayfield Residential Preferential Parking District
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
TEFRA HEARING: Regarding Conduit Financing for the Channing House Project Located at 850 Webster Street, Palo Alto, and Approving the Issuance of Revenue Bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority for the Purpose of Financing and Refinancing the Acquisition, Construction, Equipping and Furnishing of Improvements to Channing House
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C15157280 in the Amount of $30,000 for Project Consultant David J. Powers for Historical Evaluation of Rinconada Park Additional Services; and Approve a Budget Amendment in the Capital Improvement Fund for Rinconada Long Range Plan (Project PE-12003) in the Amount of $45,000
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
429 University Avenue [14PLN-00222]: Adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration, a Mitigation Monitoring Plan, and a Record of Land Use Acton Approving a Mixed Use Project with 28,547 Square Foot of Floor Area and Two Subterranean Levels of Parking on an 11,000 Square Foot Site. Environmental Assessment: Mitigated Negative Declaration was Circulated on November 17, 2014 to December 12, 2014. Zoning District: CD-C (GF)(P).
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Authorize Acceptance of Relinquishment of One Parcel from the State of California (Caltrans) and the Release and Quitclaim of Nine Parcels to the State of California (Caltrans) for the 101 Auxiliary Project between the State Route 85 (SR 85) Interchange in Mountain View and the Embarcadero Road Interchange and the Replacement of the San Francisquito Creek Bridge
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code Making Permanent Interim Urgency Ordinance 5330 (Limiting the Conversion of Ground Floor Retai l and Retail Like Uses), With Some Modifications; Extending the Ground Floor Combining District to Certain Properties Located Downtown; Modifying the Definition of Retail; Adding Regulations to Improve Pedestrian Oriented Design Standards in the Downtown; and Related Changes. The Proposed Ordinance is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15308. The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Approval of the Proposed Ordinance (FIRST READING: February 13, 2017 PASSED: 6-3 Fine, Kniss, Tanaka no)
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Appointment of 2017 Emergency Standby Council
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Proclamation of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Honoring Loretta Green
Revision Date: 3/20/2017
Review and Recommend City Council Adoption of an Updated Rail Committee Charter
Revision Date: 3/16/2017
Receive Railroad Quiet Zone Informational Report and Presentation
Revision Date: 3/16/2017
Receive and Review Rail Program Briefing Paper from March 2017
Revision Date: 3/16/2017
Review and Provide Direction on the Context Sensitive Solutions Alternatives Analysis Task Scope and Schedule
Revision Date: 3/16/2017
Schedule of Items
Revision Date: 3/16/2017
Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 16.28 of the Municipal Code to Require Testing, Monitoring and Protective Measures for Temporary Construction-Related Dewatering and Consideration of Recommendations From Policy and Services Committee to Direct Staff to Analyze Additional Measures to Minimize Construction-Related Groundwater Pumping
Revision Date: 3/7/2017
Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 (Zoning) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Update Code Sections Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units. The Ordinance is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15061(b), 15301, 15303 and 15305 and was Recommended for Approval by the Planning & Transportation Commission on November 30, 2016
Revision Date: 3/7/2017
SoBi Contract Approval
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Review and Direction to Staff Regarding Comments on the Preparation of and Environmental Impact Report for Stanford University’s Application for a Major Modification to Their General Use Permit With Santa Clara County
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Approval of a 3-Year Contract With SoftwareOne, Inc. for Microsoft Licensing in the Amount of $455,707 Annually
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Status Report Regarding the Stanford Research Park Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program and the Palo Alto Transportation Management Authority (TMA)
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Annual Update on Energy/Compost Technologies and the Organics Facilities Plan
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Design Contract Number C15158029 With Schaaf & Wheeler Consulting Civil Engineers for an Additional Amount of $99,850 for a Total Amount Not-to-Exceed $699,850, for Programming of the Program Logic Controllers (PLC) for Fiber Optic Connections to Pump Stations and Creek Monitors as Part of the Storm Drain System Replacement and Rehabilitation Project SD-06101
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Approval of the 2017 Water Integrated Resources Plan Guidelines
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Approval of an Update to the City's Ten-Year Electric Energy Efficiency Goals (2018 to 2027)
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Donating a Surplus Fire Truck to our Sister City, Oaxaca, Mexico and Accepting $25,000 From Neighbors Abroad as the Purchase Price of the Fire Truck
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Approval of Amendment Number 1 to the Promissory Note and Amendment Number 1 to the Agreement Between the City and Palo Alto Housing Corporation for the Acquisition of Sheridan Apartments at 360 Sheridan Avenue; and Approval of an Expenditure of Funds Held by PAHC for the Acquisition of a Property Interest the Sheridan Apartments. The Project is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15061 (b) (3).
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
ID# 7810
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Approval of Amendment Number 1 to the Promissory Note and Amendment Number 1 to the Agreement Between the City and Palo Alto Housing Corporation for the Acquisition of Sheridan Apartments at 360 Sheridan Avenue; and Approval of an Expenditure of Funds Held by PAHC for the Acquisition of a Property Interest the Sheridan Apartments. The Project is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15061 (b) (3).
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Palo Alto Fire Department Quarterly Performance Report for the Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017
Revision Date: 3/6/2017
Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Title 18 (Zoning), Chapters 18.04 (Definitions), 18.30(F) Automobile Dealership (AD) Combining District Regulations, 18.52 (Parking and Loading Requirements), and 18.54 (Parking Facility Design Standards) Adding Sections 18.40.160 (Replacement Project Required), 18.40.170 (Deferral of Director’s Action), and 18.42.140 (Housing Inventory Sites Small Lot Consolidation) and Repealing Chapter 10.70 (Trip Reduction and Travel Demand). The Proposed Ordinance is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15061(b)(3).
Revision Date: 2/27/2017
Review and Approval of a Regulatory Agreement, Declaration of Restrictive Covenants, and Option to Purchase for 3020-3038 Emerson Street (Plum Tree Apartments). The Project is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15061(b)(3).
Revision Date: 2/27/2017
Update on Stanford University’s General Use Permit (GUP) Application to Santa Clara County
Revision Date: 2/27/2017
RPP Discussion Memo to move item to March 6, 2017.
Revision Date: 2/27/2017
Revision Date: 2/23/2017
Request for a Pre-Screening Study Session to Rezone the Vacant Property at 4146 El Camino Real (Near Thain Way) From Low Density Multiple-Family Residence District (RM-15) to Medium Density Multiple- Family Residence District (RM-30)
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Amending Resolutions 9473 and 9577 to Continue the Downtown Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Program with Minor Modifications and finding the Action Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Approval of an Amendment to Stewardship Agreement Number S13147834 With Santa Clara County Fire Safe Council for an Additional Amount of $181,500 Annually for Three Years for a Total Amount Not-to-exceed $987,630 to Implement Elements of the Foothills Fire Plan (an Interdepartmental Initiative of Fire, Community Services, and Public Works) and Extend the Term two Years to June 30, 2020
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Establishing Pledge Sources of Revenue for Repayment of State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loans for Planning, Design and Construction of Wastewater Treatment Enterprise Fund Facilities at the Palo Alto Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP), and Repealing Resolution Number 9631
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code Making Permanent Interim Urgency Ordinance 5330 (Limiting the Conversion of Ground Floor Retail and Retail Like Uses), With Some Modifications; Extending the Ground Floor Combining District to Certain Properties Located Downtown; Modifying the Definition of Retail; Adding Regulations to Improve Pedestrian Oriented Design Standards in the Downtown; and Related Changes. The Proposed Ordinance is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15308. The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Approval of the Proposed Ordinance
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Approving the 2017 City of Palo Alto Utilities Legislative Policy Guidelines
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Appointment of Three Candidates to the Historic Resources Board and Four Candidates to the Parks & Recreation Commission (PRC) for Terms Ending December 15, 2019; and Appointment of one Candidate to the PRC and one Candidate to the Planning &Transportation Commission to Unexpired Terms Ending December 15, 2018
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Amendment of an Existing Funding Agreement With the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association (PATMA) and Silicon Valley Community Foundation Extending the Term of the Agreement for Two Years (to December 2018) and Providing $100,000 per Year
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Proclamation of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Honoring Pastor Paul Bains
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Proclamation of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Honoring Clarence B. Jones
Revision Date: 2/13/2017
Update on Stanford University’s General Use Permit (GUP) Application to Santa Clara County
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
429 University Avenue [14PLN-00222]: To Consider a Continued Appeal of the Director of Planning and Community Environment’s Architectural Review Approval of a 31,407 Square-foot, Four Story, Mixed use Building With Parking Facilities on two Subterranean Levels on an 11,000 Square-foot Site. Environmental Assessment: Mitigated Negative Declaration was Circulated on November 17, 2014 to December 12, 2014. Zoning District: CD-C (GF)(P). The Council Previously Considered this Appeal on November 30, 2015 and Remanded it to the Architectural Review Board for Redesign and Further Review Based on Council’s Direction
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Review and Acceptance of Annual Report on Development Impact Fees for Fiscal Year 2016
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Approval to Issue a Contract Change Order to Contract Number C16163847 With Wadsworth Golf Construction Company in the Amount of $198,850 for the Construction of a Prefabricated On-course Restroom at the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Adoption of Budget Amendment Closing the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget and Capital Projects, and Approval of the Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Review and Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 (Zoning) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Update Code Sections Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units. The Ordinance is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15061(b), 15301, 15303 and 15305 and was Recommended for Approval by the Planning & Transportation Commission on November 30, 2016
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
PUBLIC HEARING: on Objections to Weed Abatement and Adoption of Resolution Ordering Weed Nuisance Abated
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
203 Forest Avenue [14PLN-00472]: Appeal of the Planning and Community Environment Director's Denial of an Architectural Review Application for a 4,996 Square Foot Residential Addition Above an Existing 4,626 Square Foot Commercial Building. Environmental Assessment: Not a Project. Pursuant to Section 15270, CEQA Does not Apply to Disapproved Projects. Zoning District: Downtown Commercial (CD-C (GF)(P)) District
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Finance Committee Recommendation That the City Council Adopt a Resolution to Continue the Palo Alto CLEAN Program: (1) For Local Non-Solar Resources, at a Price of 8.4 ¢/kWh to 8.5 ¢/kWh With no Capacity Limit; and (2) For Local Solar Resources, at a 16.5 ¢/kWh Price That Drops to Avoided Cost at 3 MW; and Approval of Associated Program Rules and Agreements
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Fiscal Year 2017 Mid-Year Budget Review, Approval of Budget Amendments in Various Funds and Approval of Amendments to Three Salary Schedules
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
FY 2017 Mid· Year Budget Report Recommended Revisions to the Service Employee International Union - Hourly and Limited Hourly Group Salary Schedules
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
City of Palo Alto Investment Activity Report for the Second Quarter, Fiscal Year 2017
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Update on Negotiations With Pets In Need Regarding Animal Care Services and Intention to Advance Prior City Council Direction Regarding Facility Construction or Rehabilitation
Revision Date: 2/6/2017
Interviews of Candidates for the Historic Resources Board, the Parks and Recreation Commission, and the Planning and Transportation Commission
Revision Date: 2/1/2017
Interviews of Candidates for the Parks and Recreation Commission and the Planning and Transportation Commission
Revision Date: 2/1/2017
Comprehensive Plan Update: City Council Review & Direction Regarding the Draft Land Use & Community Design Element and the Revised Draft Transportation Element
Revision Date: 1/30/2017
Approval of the Acceptance and Expenditure of Citizens Options for Public Safety (COPS) Funds on Various Law Enforcement Equipment and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Law Enforcement Services Fund
Revision Date: 1/30/2017
Selection of Applicants to Interview on February 1, 2017 for the Historic Resources Board, the Parks and Recreation Commission, and the Planning and Transportation Commission
Revision Date: 1/30/2017
Revision Date: 1/30/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto in Collaboration With the Cities of Redwood City, Menlo Park, and Mountain View Directing Staff to Participate in Sub-Regional Planning on Bike
Revision Date: 1/30/2017
Presentation by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Regarding the Next Network Initiative and Its Impacts on Bus Service in Palo Alto
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Public Hearing: Adoption of a Resolution for the Creation of a New Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Program in the Evergreen Park and Mayfield Neighborhoods Bounded by Park Boulevard, Caltrain Rail Corridor, Oregon Expressway, Page Mill Road and El Camino Real and Finding of Exemption Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Approval of Amendment Number Two to Contract Number C14153485 With Canopy, for an Additional Amount of $81,552 for a Total Amount Not-to-exceed $481,182 to Administer a Crowdsourced Tree Data Platform to Advance Programmatic Initiatives in the Urban Forest Master Plan, and Continue Basic Contract Services Through a Three-month Extension Term to June 30, 2017
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Approval of a Contract With Altec Industries Inc., in the Amount of $335,213 for the Purchase of an Altec Hydraulic Telescoping Crane and Approval of a Budget Amendment in Various Funds
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Authorization to Establish a Supplemental Pension Trust With the Public Agency Retirement Service (PARS) and Approve Budget Amendments in the General Fund and the General Benefits Fund
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
ID# 7589 Human Services Community Forums
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Approval of a Contract with Altec Industries Inc., in the Amount of $496,278 for the Purchase of Three 40' Altec Aerial Trucks and Approval of Budget Appropriation Amendments in the Electric Utility Fund and the Vehicle Replacement and Maintenance Fund
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Being Different Together - Taking the Conversation Deeper - A Series of Community Forums Aimed at Building and Nurturing a Community That Models Respect for Differences
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Proclamation Expressing Appreciation to Annie Folger for Outstanding Public Service on her Retirement
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
900 N. California Avenue [15PLN-00155]: Denial of the Appeal of the Planning and Community Environment Director's Architectural Review Approval of Three new Single-Family Homes, one With a Second Unit. Environmental Review: Categorically Exempt per CEQA Guidelines Section 15303(a) (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), Zoning District: R-1 (Continued From January 9, 2017)
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Expressing Appreciation to Dennis Burns Upon His Retirement
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Expressing Appreciation to Bob Beacom Upon His Retirement
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Expressing Appreciation to Dennis Burns Upon His Retirement
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Expressing Appreciation to Bob Beacom Upon His Retirement
Revision Date: 1/23/2017
Discussion and Direction to Staff to Implement a One-year Traffic Safety Pilot Project Along Middlefield Road Between the Menlo Park City Limits and Forest Avenue, Find the Project Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Approve a Budget Amendment in the General Fund
Revision Date: 1/12/2017
Approval of Contract Number C17166566 With O'Grady Paving, Inc in the Amount of $686,290 for the Construction of the Quarry Road Improvements and Transit Center Access Project and Finding of Exemption From the California Environmental Quality Act
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Appointment of Three Candidates to the Historic Resources Board and Four Candidates to the Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC) for Terms Ending December 15, 2019; and Discussion and Potential Appointment of one Candidate to the PARC for an Unexpired Term Ending December 15, 2018
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Presentation of Accreditation of the Urban Forestry Program by the Society of Municipal Arborists
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Direction Regarding Unscheduled Vacancy on the Planning and Transportation Commission; and Potential Appointment of one Candidate to the Planning and Transportation Commission for an Unexpired Term Ending December 15, 2018
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Declaring Weeds to be a Public Nuisance and Setting February 6, 2017 for a Public Hearing for Objections to Proposed Weed Abatement
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C15157160 With Traffic Data Services to Extend the Term Until June 30, 2019 for Provision of On-Call Traffic Data Collection Services
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
900 N. California Avenue [15PLN-00155]: Denial of the Appeal of the Planning and Community Environment Director's Architectural Review Approval of Three new Single-Family Homes, one With a Second Unit. Environmental Review: Categorically Exempt per CEQA Guidelines Section 15303(a) (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), Zoning District: R-1
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto and Team Sheeper LLC, for the Learn to Swim Program for Summer 2017 at an Amount Not to Exceed $143,000
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Policy and Services Committee Recommends the City Council Adopt the City's Legislative Program Manual and 2017 Legislative Priorities
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Approval of Action Minutes for the December 5 and 12, 2016 Council Meetings
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Proclamation of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Honoring the Volunteer Services of Sheri Furman
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of Two Ordinances to Update the City’s Below Market Rate (BMR) Housing Program as Recommended by the Finance Committee: (1) Repealing Municipal Code Section 16.47 (Non-residential Projects) and 18.14 (Residential Projects) and Adding a new Section 16.65 (Citywide Affordable Housing In-lieu Fees for Residential, Nonresidential, and Mixed Use Developments. The Proposed Ordinances are Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15378(b)(4), 15305 and 15601(b)(3) of the State CEQA Guidelines (FIRST READING: December 12, 2016 PASSED: 5-3 Kniss, Scharff and Wolbach no)
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto to Update the Fiscal Year 2017 Municipal Fee Schedule to Adjust Development Services Department Fees (FIRST READING: December 12, 2016 PASSED 8-0)
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 9.14 (Smoking and Tobacco Regulations) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to ban Smoking in Units in Multi-unit Residences and Common Areas, and Make Other Minor Amendments to Smoking Restrictions (Remove Bingo Games as Places and Workplaces Exempt From the City’s Prohibition Against Smoking in Enclosed Places) (FIRST READING: December 5, 2016 PASSED: 8-0)
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Palo Alto Approving the Issuance of the California Municipal Finance Authority 2017 Tax Exempt Loan (International School of the Peninsula) in an Aggregate Principal Amount Not-to-Exceed $7,500,000
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Policy and Services Committee Recommends City Council Review the 2017 City Council Priority Suggestions in Preparation for the Annual Council Retreat
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute and File an Application on Behalf of the City of Palo Alto to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Management of and Participation in a Grant Award to Enhance and Evaluate a Comprehensive Technology/Policy Solution Called Fair Value Commuting (FVC), Designed to Reduce Traffic Congestion
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Adoption of a Resolution Scheduling the City Council Summer Break and Winter Closure for 2017
Revision Date: 1/9/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council Expressing Appreciation for the Outstanding Public Service to Patrick Burt as Council Member and Mayor
Revision Date: 1/3/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council Expressing Appreciation for the Outstanding Public Service to Marc Berman as Council Member
Revision Date: 1/3/2017
Adoption of a Resolution of the Council Expressing Appreciation for the Outstanding Public Service to Greg Schmid as Council Member
Revision Date: 1/3/2017