City Council

November 17th, 2014

Call to Order

Study Session

1. Update on Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) El Camino Real Bus Rapid Transit Project





Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments





Oral Communications

Minutes Approval: September 8, 2014

Consent Calendar

  1. Adoption of a Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of the State of California Department of Community Services and Development October 2014 – April 2017 Direct Payment Program Agreement No. 14Y-1419 Governing the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department’s Administration of Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
  2. Approval of a Construction Contract with G. Bortolotto & Co. Inc., Contractors in the Amount of $333,824, for the Mitchell Park Parking Lot Project (CIP PE-09003)
  3. Approval of a Contract with Trafficware in the Amount of $2,139,005 for the Palo Alto Traffic Signal Upgrade Project and Approval of Budget Amendment Ordinance in the Amount of $915,603 to Transfer Funds from the Citywide Traffic Impact Fee Program to the CIP Program for the Project
  4. Council Appointed Officers Committee Recommendation to Select Recruiting Firm for City Clerk Recruitment
  5. Approval of a Utilities Enterprise Fund Contract with Jana Corporation In the Amount of $107,768 for a Risk Assessment Study of Piping Material in the City’s Natural Gas Distribution System, Capital Improvement Program GS-11002, Gas System Improvement
  6. Approval of Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant of $88,010 to Palo Alto Art Center for a Collaborative Project Between the Palo Alto Art Center and the Junior Museum and Zoo
  7. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Behalf of the City of Palo Alto, for a Grant of Funds for the State Homeland Security Grant Program State Homeland Security Grant for FY 2013
  8. Comprehensive Plan Update: Discussion of the Scope and Schedule of the Planning Process, Including Concurrent Zoning Changes (An initial discussion on this item took place on November 3, 2014 and was expected to continue on November 17, 2014. Staff requests that the item be continued to December 15, 2014.)





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