City Council


March 20th, 2017

 

Call to Order

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS THIS ITEM WILL NOT BE HEARD THIS EVENING AND BE WILL RESCHEDULED

Special Orders of the Day

3. Proclamation of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Honoring Loretta Green

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

 

 

Oral Communications 

 

 

Minutes Approval

4. Approval of Action Minutes for the February 13 and 27, 2017 Council Meetings

Consent Calendar

5. Appointment of 2017 Emergency Standby Council

6. Authorize Acceptance of Relinquishment of one Parcel From the State of California (Caltrans) and the Release and Quitclaim of Nine Parcels to the State of California (Caltrans) for the 101 Auxiliary Project Between the State Route 85 (SR 85) Interchange in Mountain View and the Embarcadero Road Interchange and the Replacement of the San Francisquito Creek Bridge

7. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Title 18 (Zoning); Chapters 18.04 (Definitions), 18.30(F) )Automobile Dealership (AD) Combining District Regulations), 18.52 (Parking and Loading Requirements), and 18.54 (Parking Facility Design Standards); Adding Sections 18.40.160 (Replacement Project Required), 18.40.170 (Deferral of Director’s Action), and 18.42.140 (Housing Inventory Sites Small Lot Consolidation); and Repealing Chapter 10.70 (Trip Reduction and Travel Demand). The Proposed Ordinance is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15061(b)(3) (FIRST READING: February 27, 2017 PASSED: 8-0 Tanaka absent)

8. 1470 Monte Bello Road [16PLN-00180]: Approval of a Site and Design Review to Allow the Replacement of an Existing 24-foot Long Wooden Bridge Across an Unnamed Tributary to Steven’s Creek With a new 45 to 50-foot Long Steel Bridge and to Construct a new 45 to 50-foot Long Steel Bridge Across Steven’s Creek. Environmental Assessment: The Lead Agency, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Prepared an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, Which was Adopted by the District on March 9, 2016. Open Space (OS) Zoning District

9. Approval of a Construction Contract With Alcal Specialty Contracting, Inc. in an Amount Not-to-exceed $364,728 to Provide Construction Services to Replace the Existing Roof at the Cubberley Community Center Auditorium Wing

10. Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C15157280 in the Amount of $30,000 With Project Consultant David J. Powers for Historical Evaluation of Rinconada Park Additional Services; and Approve a Budget Amendment in the Capital Improvement Fund for Rinconada Long Range Plan (Project PE-12003) in the Amount of $45,000

11. Approval of a Professional Services Agreement With SRT Consultants for a Total Not-to-exceed Amount of $708,736 for Assessment of the City’s Current Water System Configuration and Recommendations to Enhance the City’s Emergency Water Supply

12. Approval of Contract Amendment Number 2 With SP Plus in the Amount of $368,390 for Additional Services for Parking Permits and On-site Customer Service and to Extend the Term of the Agreement to March 15, 2019; Approval of Contract Amendment Number 2 With Serco, Inc. in the Amount of $751,224 for Enforcement of Evergreen Park-Mayfield Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) District and to Extend the Term of the Agreement to May 31, 2019; Approval of Contract Amendment Number 2 With McGuire Pacific Constructors in the Amount of $181,035 for Construction Services for Evergreen Park – Mayfield Residential Preferential Parking District

13. 429 University Avenue [14PLN-00222]: Adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration, a Mitigation Monitoring Plan, and a Record of Land Use Action Approving a Mixed Use Project With 28,547 Square Foot of Floor Area and two Subterranean Levels of Parking on an 11,000 Square Foot Site. Environmental Assessment: Mitigated Negative Declaration was Circulated From November 17, 2014 to December 12, 2014. Zoning District: CD-C (GF)(P)

14. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code Making Permanent Interim Urgency Ordinance 5330 (Limiting the Conversion of Ground Floor Retail and Retail Like Uses), With Some Modifications; Extending the Ground Floor Combining District to Certain Properties Located Downtown; Modifying the Definition of Retail; Adding Regulations to Improve Pedestrian Oriented Design Standards in the Downtown; and Related Changes. The Proposed Ordinance is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Section 15308. The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Approval of the Proposed Ordinance (FIRST READING: February 13, 2017 PASSED: 6-3 Fine, Kniss, Tanaka no)

 

 

Special Orders of the Day

2. Proclamation of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Honoring Roy Clay

 

 

Action Items

15. TEFRA HEARING: Regarding Conduit Financing for the Channing House Project Located at 850 Webster Street, Palo Alto, and Approving the Issuance of Revenue Bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority for the Purpose of Financing and Refinancing the Acquisition, Construction, Equipping and Furnishing of Improvements to Channing House

 

 

16. PUBLIC HEARING: Comprehensive Plan Update: Public Hearing on the Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Report and Revised Fiscal Study; Council Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding a Preferred Planning Scenario; and Council Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding the Organization of the Comprehensive Plan

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.