City Council

October 27th, 2014

Call to Order 

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY- EXISTING LITIGATION Subject: Sterling Park, et al. v. City of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County Superior Court, Case No. 109-CV-154134 Subject Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1)

Agenda Changes, Additions & Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications





Consent Calendar

2. Approval of a Two-Year Contract with Flint Strategies For a Communications and Outreach Contract to Support the Our Palo Alto Initiative and the Planning and Community Environment Department at a Cost Not to Exceed $175,000

3. Adoption of A Resolution Amending Utilities Rules and Regulations 15 (Metering), 21 (Special Water Utility Regulations), 22 (Special Gas Utility Regulations), and 23 (Special Wastewater Utility Regulations)

4. Approval of Contract with Graham Contractors, Inc. in the Amount of $445,586 for Palo Alto Airport Runway and Taxiway Rehabilitation Project AP-15003; Approval of Contract for a Five Year Term with Mead & Hunt in the Amount Not to Exceed $250,000 for On-Call Consulting Services; Approval of Contract for a Five Year Term with C&S Engineers, Inc. for On-Call Consulting Services in the Amount Not to Exceed $250,000; Adoption of a Budget Amendment Ordinance to Adopt and Fund Capital Improvement Program Project AP-15003 in the Amount of $540,000 and to Defund and Close Capital Improvement Program Project AP-15001 Temporary Airport Terminal Resulting in Savings of $180,000; and Allocate Funds in the Amount of $40,000 to the Airport Enterprise Fund Operating Budget to Fund the Cost of Repairs to Palo Alto Airport Terminal

5. Approval of Budget Ordinance Amendment for $200,000 in Financial Contribution to the Housing Trust Silicon Valley

6. Approval of Mutual Cooperation and Support Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto and Youth Community Services (YCS) for Youth and Teen programs in Partnership with the Community Services Department

7. Approval of Council Appointed Officer Committee Recommendation to Appoint Beth Minor as Acting City Clerk





Action Items

8. Palo Alto Shuttle Program Expansion – Presentation of Phase 2 Alternatives





9. Council Direction on Selection of Voting Delegate for the National League of Cities Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, November 22, 2014

10. Cubberley Community Center Lease Status and Update

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Closed Session



Cubberley Community Center, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto 94306 (including 8 acres owned by the City of Palo Alto and remaining acres owned by the Palo Alto Unified School District); and Ventura School site, 3990 Ventura Court, Palo Alto 94306

Agency Negotiators:

James Keene, Lalo Perez, Joe Saccio, Hamid Ghaemmaghami, Greg Betts, Rob De Geus, Thomas Fehrenbach, Molly Stump

Negotiating Parties:

City of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Unified School District

Under Negotiation:

Lease and/or Purchase/Sale*

*Purchase/sale is listed to comply with Brown Act legal requirements, and includes other transactions such as easements, options, rights of first refusal and land exchanges. The City is not considering selling any of its interests in Cubberley or Ventura.



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