City Council

October 17th, 2016


Call to Order

Special Orders of the Day

1. Life Saving Recognition Ceremony to Recognize Police and Fire First Responders for Saving a Young Man  MEMO



Oral Communications



City Manager Comments



Minutes Approval

2. Approval of Action Minutes for the September 26 and October 4, 2016 Council Meetings

Consent Calendar

3. Utilities Advisory Commission Recommendation That the City Council Adopt a Resolution Amending Utility Gas Rate Schedules G-1, G-1-G, G-2, G-2-G, G-3, G-3-G, G-10 and G-10-G, to Include a Separate Transportation Charge as a Discrete Pass-Through Component and to Reduce the Distribution Charge by the Initial Transportation Charge Amount of $1.1088 per Therm Effective November 1, 2016

4. Approval of Contract No. C17164199 With Kennedy/Jenks Consultants in the Total Not-to-Exceed Amount f $466,318 to Provide Design Services for the new Primary Outfall Line at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant – Wastewater Treatment Fund Capital Improvement Program Project WQ-80021

5. Annual Review of Williamson Act Contract Renewals, Approval of Non-Renewal for APN 351-05-050 and Approval of Exemption Under Section 15317 of the California Environmental Quality Act

6. Adoption of Three Resolutions to Execute State Revolving Fund (SRF) Financial Assistance Applications, Designate the Amount of Project Expenditures to be Reimbursed by SRF Proceeds, and Pledge Revenue for Repayment of SRF Loans; Amend the 2009 SRF Assistance Agreement; and Authorize Contract Amendments With RWQCP Partners Mountain View and Los Altos, East Palo Alto Sanitary District, and the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University for the Funding of the Sludge Dewatering and Load Out Facility, the Primary Sedimentation Tank Rehabilitation, the Fixed Film Reactor Rehabilitation, and the Laboratory Environmental Services Building for the Wastewater Treatment Enterprise Fund Facilities at the Palo Alto Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP)

7. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the Disability Rates and Workers’ Compensation Audit

8. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the City Auditor’s Office Fiscal Year 2017 Proposed Work Plan

9. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the City Auditor’s Office Quarterly Report as of June 30, 2016

10. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending the City’s Minimum Wage Ordinance to Align With the Santa Clara Cities Association Recommendation to Increase the Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour in Three Steps: $12 on 1/1/2017; $13.50 on 1/1/2018; $15.00 on 1/1/2019; and a CPI Increase After 2019 Indexed to the Bay Area CPI With a 5 Percent Cap and no Exemption (FIRST READING: Sept. 26, 2016 PASSED: 9-0)



Action Items

11. Approval of 2000 Geng Road as the Temporary Location for Fire Station No. 3 During Construction of the Replacement Fire Station No. 3



12. Discussion and Direction Regarding Parameters of an Ordinance Strengthening Retail Protections in Downtown and the South of Forest Area (SOFA II)



Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

13. Request for City Council Endorsement of Santa Clara County Measure A, an Affordable Housing Bond Measure

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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