City Council


October 24th, 2016

 

Call to Order

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS                                             THIS ITEM WILL NOT BE HEARD TONIGHT

Study Session

2. Partner Presentation and Discussion With Palo Alto Housing Corporation

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

 

 

Oral Communications

Consent Calendar

3. Finance Committee Recommendation That the City Council Approve the Proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credit Program, Including the use of Revenues From the Sale of Low Carbon Fuel Standard Credits

4. Approval of a Contract With Anderson Pacific Engineering Construction, Inc. (APEC) in the Total Amount of $2,746,563 for the Old Pumping Plant (OPP) Rehabilitation Project a the Regional Water Quality Control Plant – Capital – Capital Improvement Program Project WQ-80021

5. Adoption of a Resolution Amending Utilities Rate Schedule E-15 (Electric Service Connection Fees) and Utilities Rule and Regulations 2 (Definitions and Abbreviations) and 18 (Utility Service Connections and Facilities on Customer Premises) to Implement the Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program

6. SECOND READING: Adoption of Nine Ordinances to Adopt 2016 California Building Codes, Local Amendments, and Related Updates: (1) Repealing Chapter 16.04 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.04, California Building Code, California Historical Building Code, and California Existing Building Code, 2016 Editions, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (2) Repealing Chapter 16.05 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.05, California Mechanical Code, 2016 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (3) Repealing Chapter 16.06 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.06, California Residential Code, 2016 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (4) Repealing Chapter 16.08 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.08, California Plumbing Code, 2016 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (5) Repealing Chapter 16.14 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.14, California Green Building Standards Code, 2016 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (6) Repealing Chapter 16.16 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.16, California Electrical Code, 2016 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (7) Repealing Chapter 15.04 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 15 to Adopt a New Chapter 15.04, California Fire Code, 2016 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; and (8) Adopt a New Title 16, Chapter 16.18 Private Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2016 Edition and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (9) Amending Title 16, Chapters 16.36 House Numbering and 16.40 Unsafe Buildings for Local Amendments and Related Findings (FIRST READING: October 4, 2016 PASSED: 9-0)

7. Policy and Services Committee Recommends That the City Council Approve its Motions Regarding the Cable Franchise and Public, Education, and Government (PEG) Fees Audit

8. Adoption of a Resolution to Amend and Correct Salary Schedules for: Managers and Professional Employees, Service Employees International Union, Local 521 (SEIU); Service Employees International Union Hourly, Local 521 (SEIU – H); Limited Hourly, Local 521 (HRLY); International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 1319; and Utilities Managers of Palo Alto Professional Association (UMPAPA); and Amend the Table of Organization in the City Manager’s Office General Fund and Utilities Department Enterprise Funds

 

 

Action Items

9. PUBLIC HEARING: Proposition 218 Storm Water Management Fee Protest Hearing and Approval of a Resolution Calling a Mail Ballot Election for April 11, 2017 to Submit a Storm Water Management Fee to Owners of Parcels of Real Property Subject to the Fee and a Resolution Amending Utility Rule and Regulation 25

 

 

10. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of a Resolution Adopting the Professorville Historic District Design Guidelines. The Project is Exempt From the Provisions of CEQA per Class 8 Categorical Exemption (Actions Taken by Regulatory Agencies to Protect the Environment) (Continued From September 12, 2016) MEMO

 

 

11. Adoption of an Emergency Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Adding Chapter 9.17 (Personal Cultivation of Marijuana) to Title 9 (Public Peace, Morals and Safety) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Prohibit Outdoor Cultivation of Marijuana and Informational Update on Proposition 64 and Finding the Amendment Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3)

12. Adoption of an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Adding Chapter 9.17 (Personal Cultivation of Marijuana) to Title 9 (Public Peace, Morals and Safety) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Prohibit Outdoor Cultivation of Marijuana and Informational Update on Proposition 64 and Finding the Amendment Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant to State CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3)

 

 

13. Review and Direction on Formation of a Stakeholder Committee to Advise the Council Regarding a Potential Local Tax to Raise Funds for Transportation Programs and Projects

 

 

14. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of an Ordinance Approving Revisions to the Architectural Review Findings in Palo Alto Municipal Code Chapter 18.76 and Approval of an Exemption Under Sections 15061 and 15305 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Council Approval of the Ordinance (Continued from September 12, 2016) STAFF REQUESTS THIS ITEM BE CONTINUED TO A DATE UNCERTAIN

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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