March 22, 2021 Council Rollup

Published on March 25, 2021

Weekly Council Rollup

To keep you connected and up to date on notable Council meeting discussions, we are sharing a brief weekly update. At the Council meeting on March 22, 2021, the City Council: 

  • Discussed an ordinance to permit limited medical office use on the ground floor at Town & Country Village and directed the Planning and Transportation Commission to review  for inclusion of a retail health definition and a two-year limit to execute a lease , with staff to return to Council for consideration before the Council’s summer break. The staff report explaining what is being considered can be found here.

  • Approved the City of Palo Alto’s Community and Economic Recovery (CER) workplan  focused on  four elements: Managing through the pandemic, Community wellness and wellbeing, Focused business support, and City priority initiatives. You can see the full plan in the presentation to Council here.

  • Council directed staff to come back with an additional $2.5 million in savings to the Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Projects and adopted a Park Improvement Ordinance for Renovations at Ramos Park. The presentation on the discussion on FY21 Capital Projects can be found here.

  • Discussed and Adopted a Resolution Denouncing, Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the City of Palo Alto. You can find that Memo here.


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