City Council

August 29, 2016


Call to Order

Special Orders of the Day

1. Adoption of Resolutions Expressing Appreciation to Steve Eglash, Jonathan Foster and Garth Hall Upon Completion of Their Terms as Utilities Advisory Commissioners



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manger Comments



Oral Communications



Minutes Approval

2. Approval of Action Minutes for the August 15, 2016 Council Meeting

Consent Calendar

3. Adoption of a Resolution Approving an Assignment, Assumption and Consent Agreement With Mercuria Energy America Inc. and EDF North America LLC, and Finding That the Agreement’s Approval is not a Project Requiring California Environmental Quality Act Review

4. Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract With Advanced Design Consultants, Inc., in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $160,701 for Design Services for the Ventura Building, Capital Improvements Program Project PE-15011

5. Acceptance of the Palo Alto Fire Department Quarterly Performance Report for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2016

6. Approval of a Contract With Golden Bay Fence Plus Iron Works, Inc. in the Amount of $1,755,510 for the Palo Alto Airport Perimeter Fence and Gate Upgrades, CIP Project AP-16003; Approval of Amendment Number 2 With C&S Engineers, Inc. Contract Number C15155208A to Increase the Contract by $208,329 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $1,108,329 for Engineering and Design Services; Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Airport Enterprise Fund; and Adoption of Findings That the Project Satisfies the Requirements of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

7. Approval of a Contract With Engineering/Remediation Resources Group, Inc. in the Amount Not-to-Exceed $180,007 for the Municipal Services Center Fuel Station Demolition and Excavation Capital Improvements Program Project VR-14002 and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Vehicle Replacement and Maintenance Fund

8. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 2.30 [Contracts and Purchasing Procedures] of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Establish Contracting and Purchasing Procedures and to Define the Contracting Authority of City Officers and Employees (FIRST READING: August 15, 2016 PASSED: 9-0)



Action Items

9. Adoption of a Resolution Proposing a Storm Water Management Fee of $13.65 per Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU) to Replace the Existing Storm Drainage Fee, Calling a Public Hearing for October 24, 2016 With Respect to Such Fee, Adopting Procedures Relating to the Conduct of a Protest Hearing and Mail Ballot Election, and Adopting a Categorical Exemption Under Section 15061(b)(3) of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines



10. Policy Discussion on Comprehensive Plan Update Environmental Impact Report Scenarios 5 & 6 (Continued From August 22, 2016)



Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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