City Council


May 8th, 2017

 

Call to Order

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Lalo Perez, Molly Stump, and Rumi Portillo) Employee Organizations: Service Employees International UnionHourly, (SEIU) Local 521; Palo Alto Police Managers’ Association (PAPMA) Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)

 

 

Study Session

3. Joint Study Session of the City Council and Planning and Transportation Commission

 

 

Special Orders of the Day

2. Appointment of two Candidates to the Human Relations Commission, Four Candidates to the Public Art Commission, and two Candidates to the Utilities Advisory Commission for Terms Ending May 31, 2020, and Appointment of one Candidate to the Human Relations Commission for the Unexpired Term Ending May 31, 2019  MEMO

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

 

 

Special Orders of the Day

2. Appointment of two Candidates to the Human Relations Commission, Four Candidates to the Public Art Commission, and two Candidates to the Utilities Advisory Commission for Terms Ending May 31, 2020, and Appointment of one Candidate to the Human Relations Commission for the Unexpired Term Ending May 31, 2019  MEMO

 

 

Consent Calendar

4. Adoption of a Resolution Adding a 15-year Contract Term Option to the Palo Alto CLEAN Program, Continuing the Existing Program Rate Structure of 16.5 ¢/kWh for Local Solar Resources Until Reaching 3 MW of Program Capacity and for all Local Solar Resources Installed in Excess of 3 MW and all Non-solar Eligible Renewable Energy Resources at Avoided Cost, and Amending Associated Program Rules and Agreement

5. Approval of a Contract With O’Grady Paving, Inc. in the Amount of $2,283,754 for the Fiscal Year 2017 Asphalt Paving, Capital Improvements Program Project PE-86070

6. SECOND 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 (FIRST READING: April 17, 2017 PASSED: 7-2 Holman, Kou no)

7. Approval of a Professional Services Agreement With UtiliWorks Consultants, LLC in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $174,735 Over two Years for Phase I of the Utility Smart Grid Assessment and Development of a Utility Technology Roadmap and Implementation Plan

8. Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute a Cooperative Agreement With the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the Management of and Participation in a Grant Award to Enhance and Evaluate a Comprehensive Technology/Policy Solution Called Fair Value Commuting (FVC), Designed to Reduce Traffic Congestion

 

 

Action Items

9. PUBLIC HEARING/QUASI-JUDICIAL 689-693 Arastradero [16PLN- 00228]: Consideration of Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Preliminary Parcel Map, With Exceptions, to Merge two Existing Parcels Into one Parcel. The Exception Would Allow the Merged Parcel to Exceed the Maximum lot Area for the Purpose of Constructing a new Private School Campus for Bowman School. The Planning and Transportation Commission Reviewed and Recommended Approval of the Project. Environmental Assessment: A Draft Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration was Circulated on January 19, 2017 for Public Review. A Final Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration is Available. Zoning District: R-1(10,000)

 

 

10. Adoption of Formal Positions Supporting Four State Bills

 

 

11. Discussion and Approval to Defer to a Future Date the Consideration of the Formation of a Stakeholder Committee to Address Potential Local Business Tax for Transportation

 

 

12. Colleagues’ Memo From Council Members Fine, Holman, Kou, and Wolbach Regarding a Matching Funding Opportunity and Proposal to Increase Programming for Youth Through Youth Community Services

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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