City Council

February 12th, 2018


Call to Order

Closed Session


City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Bob Jonsen, Ed Shikada, Rumi Portillo, Sandra Blanch, Nicholas Raisch, Eric Nickel, Molly Stump, George Sakai, Terence Howzell, Lalo Perez, Kiely Nose)
Employee Organizations: Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA); Service Employees’ International Union, (SEIU General) Local 521; Palo Alto Peace Officers’ Association (PAPOA); Palo Alto Fire Chiefs’ Association (FCA); International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 1319; Palo Alto Police Managers’ Association (PAPMA); and Unrepresented Management, Professional Employees, and Limited Hourly Employees
Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)




Special Orders of the Day

2. Proclamation Expressing Appreciation to the Foothill College Paramedic Program for Educating Paramedic Students and Their Support of the City of Palo Alto’s Emergency Medical Services



3.  Recognition of the Palo Alto Science Fair Student Winners



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications



Minutes Approval

4. Approval of Action Minutes for the January 22 and January 29, 2018 Council Meetings

Consent Calendar

5. Adoption of a Resolution Approving and Attesting to the Veracity of the 2016 Annual Power Source Disclosure Report

6. Annual Review of the City’s Renewable Procurement Plan, Renewable Portfolio Standard Compliance, and Carbon Neutral Electric Supplies 

7. Review Fiscal Year 2018 Mid-year Budget and Approval of Budget Amendments in Various Funds, amend the table of Organization by reclassifying 1.0 Manager Accounting to 1.0 Manager Finance, and amend the salary schedule for Managers and Professional Employees

8. Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute Contract Number C18169608 With Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc. for Household Hazardous Waste Management and Emergency Response Services for a Term of Three Years With the Total Not-To- Exceed Amount of $990,000

9. SECOND READING: Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance for Peers Park Dog Off-leash Exercise Area (FIRST READING: January 29, 2018 PASSED: 9-0) 

10. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Section 2.08.120 of Chapter 2.08 and Section 2.30.270 of Chapter 2.30 Title 2 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Update job Titles of Attorneys in the City Attorney’s Office to Conform With Changes Adopted by Council in the FY 2018 Annual Budget (FIRST READING: January 29, 2018 PASSED 9-0) 



Action Items

10A. Review and Accept a Proposed Housing Work Plan for 2018-2019 and Refer Specific Elements to the Planning & Transportation Commission for Preparation of Related Zoning Ordinances(s) (Continued From February 5, 2018)



11. Adoption of Preliminary Goals and Objectives, Schedule, and Boundaries for the North Ventura Coordinated Area Plan Project; Authorization for the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Related Grant Agreement With Caltrans; Direction to Staff Regarding Recruitment of Community Working Group Members; and Approval of a Budget Amendment  in the General Fund Reflecting $638,000 in Grant Funding, $250,000 in Matching/Supplemental Private Funding, and Equivalent Expenditures    



12. Adoption of a Resolution Scheduling the City Council Summer Break and Winter Closure for 2018

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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