City Council


April 17th, 2017

 

Call to Order

Closed Session

A. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY Existing Litigation – 1 Matter Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(1) Buena Vista MHP Residents Association v. City of Palo Alto, et al. Santa Clara County Superior Court, Case No. 115CV284763

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

 

 

Minutes Approval

1. Approval of Action Minutes for the April 3, 2017 Council Meeting

Consent Calendar

2. Approval of Amendment Number One to Contract Number S16163411A With Tou Bar Equipment Company, Inc., for an Additional $70,000 for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $325,000 to Provide Maintenance Services at the Former Los Altos Treatment Plant Over the Term of Three Years

3. Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Declaring the Results of the Mail Ballot Election in Connection With the City’s Proposed Storm Water Management Fee

5. Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 2.11 of Title 2 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Reauthorize Public, Education, and Government (PEG) Access Fees That Will Apply to AT&T as it Provides Service Under its State Video Franchise

6. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Updating the City’s Below Market Rate (BMR) Housing Program as Recommended by the Finance Committee: (1) Repealing Municipal Code Section 16.47 (Non-residential Projects) and 18.14 (Residential Projects) (FIRST READING: March 27, 2017 PASSED: 5-4 DuBois Filseth, Holman and Kou no); and an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Adding a new Section 16.65 (Citywide Affordable Housing In-lieu Fees for Residential, Nonresidential, and Mixed Use Developments). The Proposed Ordinances are Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Sections 15378(b)(4), 15305 and 15601(b)(3) of the State CEQA Guidelines (FIRST READING: March 27, 2017 PASSED: 5-4 DuBois, Filseth, Holman, Kou no)

7. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the Auditor’s Office Quarterly Report as of December 31, 2016

8. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the Community Services Department: Fee Schedule Audit

 

 

Consent Calendar

4. FIRST READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 (Zoning) to Implement a new State Law Related to Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Dwelling Units and to Reorganize and Update the City’s Existing Regulations. The Ordinance is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) per Public Resource Code Section 21080.17 and CEQA Guideline Sections 15061(b), 15301, 15303 and 15305 and was Recommended for Approval by the Planning and Transportation Commission on November 30, 2016. (FIRST READING: March 6, 2017 PASSED: 6-2-1 DuBois, Holman no, Kou abstain)

 

 

Action Items

10. Approval of a Construction Contract With C. Overaa & Co. in the Total Amount of $22,867,900 and a Construction Management Contract With Tanner Pacific in the Total Amount of $1,980,000 for the Sludge Dewatering and Loadout Facility Project (WQ-14001) at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant, and Adoption of a Resolution 1) Authorizing an Installment Sale Agreement With the California State Water Resources Control Board for Financing the Design and Construction of the Sludge Dewatering and Loadout Facility; and 2) Authorizing the Amendment of two Related Financing Agreements With the California State Water Resources Control Board

 

 

9. Review the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Next Network Initiative Final Plan and the Draft Palo Alto Transit Vision Plan and Direct Staff to Pursue Funding From VTA to Backfill Service Reductions With Local Shuttle Service  MEMO

THESE ITEMS WERE NOT HEARD

11. Discuss the Draft 2017-2020 Sustainability Implementation Plan (SIP) and Direct Staff on Next Steps  MEMO

12. Annual Earth Day and Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) Update

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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