City Council

August 11th 2014

Call to Order

Closed Session


Subject: Markman v. City of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County Superior Court, Case No. 111-CV-210779 Subject Authority: Government Code section 54956.9(a)

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments


Oral Communications

Minutes Approval:  June 16, 2014, June 23, 2014

Consent Calendar

2. Approval of a Contract with KEMA Services Inc. in the Amount of$233,030 for Development of Sustainability and Climate Action Plan(S/CAP)

3. Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute a Contractwith PAR Electrical Contractors, Inc. For a Total Not to Exceed Amountof $504,020 for the Pole Replacement Project 2, Which InvolvesConstruction Maintenance Work on the City’s Electric DistributionSystem at Various Locations Throughout the City of Palo Alto

4. Approval of a Contract with Moore Lacofano Goltsman (MIG) in theAmount of $499,880 for the Development of a TransportationManagement Association Study for Downtown Palo Alto and Adoptionof a Budget Amendment Ordinance in the Amount of $180,000Amending the Fiscal Year 2015 Planning and Community EnvironmentAdopted Operating Budget

5. Approval of Contract Amendment No. One to Contract No. C13147733in the Amount of $216,532 with CH2M HILL Engineers, Inc. for Pre-design for the Thermal Hydrolysis Process Anaerobic Digestion Facility,Capital Improvement Program Project WQ-14001

6. Approval of a Master Network Hut License Agreement with Google Fiber


Action Items

7. Adoption of Two Resolutions Related to Hourly Employees: (1) Approving a New Memorandum of Agreement with Service Employees’ International Union Local 521 for Represented Hourly Employees and Amending Section 1901 of the Merit System Rules and Regulations; and (2) Approving a New Compensation Plan for Limited Hourly Employees


8. Approval of Design Contract No. C14153579 with BKF Engineers in the Amount of $180,000 for the Embarcadero Road Satellite Parking Project (Continued from Consent Calendar on June 16, 2014)


10. Approval of the Proposed Grocery Store Tenant (J&A) Family Market) Within PC 5069 (College Terrace Centre) Based on the Finding that the Proposed Grocery Tenant Would Likely be Comparable in Quality of Products and Services as JJ&F as it Existed and Operated on December 7, 2009 at 2180 El Camino Real


11. Transfer of the Operation of Palo Alto Airport to the City Requiring Adoption of: (1) Resolution Approving Four Contracts – the Termination Assignment and Assumption Agreement, the Federal Obligations Assignment and Assumption Agreement, the Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Lease Agreement, and the State Lands Commission Lease No. PRC_; (2) Resolution Approving FY 2015 Palo Alto Airport Fees and Charges; (3) Resolution Approving Application of the County Airport Rules and Regulations and General Aviation Aircraft License Agreement to the Palo Alto Airport During FY 2015; and (4) Ordinance Amending Palo Alto Municipal Code Sections 12.04.020, 12.04.030, 12.04.040 and 12.20.010, to add “General Aviation Airport” to Existing Definitions and Permit the Adoption of Airport Fees and Charges by Resolution

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements





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