City Council


January 23rd, 2017

 

Call to Order

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS Authority: Government Code Section 54956.8 Property: Plum Tree Apartments, 3020-3038 Emerson Street, Palo Alto, CA Agency Negotiators: James Keene, Lalo Perez, Hamid Ghaemmaghami, Hillary Gitelman Negotiating Parties: Palo Alto Housing and City of Palo Alto Under Negotiation: Option to Purchase – Price, Affordability Restrictions and Terms of Payment

 

 

Study Session

2. Presentation by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Regarding the Next Network Initiative and its Impacts on Bus Service in Palo Alto

 

 

Special Orders of the Day

3. Proclamation Expressing Appreciation to Annie Folger for Outstanding Public Service on her Retirement

 

 

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

 

 

Minutes Approval

4. Approval of Action Minutes for the January 3 and 9, 2017 Council Meetings

Consent Calendar

5. Authorization to Establish a Supplemental Pension Trust With the Public Agency Retirement Service (PARS) and Approve Budget Amendments in the General Fund and the General Benefits Fund

6. Approval of a Contract With Altec Industries Inc., in the Amount of $335,213 for the Purchase of an Altec Hydraulic Telescoping Crane and Approval of a Budget Amendment in Various Funds

7. Approval of Amendment Number Two to Contract Number C14153485 With Canopy, for an Additional Amount of $81,552 for a Total Amount Not-to-exceed $481,182 to Administer a Crowdsourced Tree Data Platform to Advance Programmatic Initiatives in the Urban Forest Master Plan, and Continue Basic Contract Services Through a Threemonth Extension to June 30, 2017

8. Approval of a Contract With Altec Industries Inc., in the Amount of $496,278 for the Purchase of Three 40 Foot Altec Aerial Trucks and Approval of Budget Appropriation Amendments in the Electric Utility Fund and the Vehicle Replacement and Maintenance Fund

9. Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Expressing Appreciation to Dennis Burns Upon His Retirement

10. Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Expressing Appreciation to Bob Beacom Upon His Retirement

11. 900 N. California Avenue [15PLN-00155]: Denial of the Appeal of the Planning and Community Environment Director’s Architectural Review Approval of Three new Single-Family Homes, one With a Second Unit. Environmental Review: Categorically Exempt per California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15303(a) (New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures), Zoning District: R-1 (Continued From January 9, 2017)

 

 

Action Items

12. Discussion and Direction to Staff to Implement a One-year Traffic Safety Pilot Project Along Middlefield Road Between the Menlo Park City Limits and Forest Avenue, Find the Project Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and Approve a Budget Amendment in the General Fund

 

 

13. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of a Resolution for the Creation of a new Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Program in the Evergreen Park and Mayfield Neighborhoods Bounded by Park Boulevard, Caltrain Rail Corridor, Oregon Expressway, Page Mill Road and El Camino Real and Finding of Exemption Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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