City Council

August 21st, 2017


Call to Order

Closed Session

City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees
Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (Ed Shikada,
Lalo Perez, Eric Nickel, Rumi Portillo, Molly Stump)
Employee Organization: International Association of Fire Fighters
(IAFF), Local 1319
Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)
Significant Exposure to Litigation Under Section 54956.9(d)(2)
(One Potential Case, as Defendant) – Palo Alto-Stanford Fire
Protection Agreement

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications



Consent Calendar

1. Staff and Utilities Advisory Commission Recommendation That the City
Council Adopt a Resolution Determining That a Target for the City of
Palo Alto Utilities to Procure Energy Storage Systems is not
Appropriate due to the Lack of Cost-effective Options

2. Approval of a Professional Services Agreement With Electrical
Consultants, Inc. in the Amount of $196,330 for the Maybell Electric
Substation Protection/Control Upgrade Project Design, and
Authorization for the City Manager to Negotiate and Approve Additional
Related Services in a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $39,266

3. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the Standard Form Verified
Emission Reduction (VER) (Carbon Offset) Purchase and Sale
Agreement; and a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Approve
the VER Master Agreements With 3Degrees Group, Inc. and Element
Markets, LLC.; and Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase VERs
From 3Degrees Group, Inc. and Element Markets, LLC. Under Specified
Terms and Conditions During Calendar Years 2017 Through 2026,
Inclusive, Subject to Limitations

4. Accept the Stanford University Medical Center (SUMC) Annual Report
for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 and Find the SUMC Parties in Compliance
With the Development Agreement

5. Approval to Name the new Printmaking Studio at Cubberley
Community Center as the Paula Kirkeby Press

6. 3972, 3980 and 3990 El Camino Real [17PLN-00265]: Approval of a
Final Map for a 6.19-Acre Site That Includes the Buena Vista Mobile
Home Park Site (3980 El Camino Real) and two Adjacent Commercial
Properties (3972 and 3990 El Camino Real), for Lot Reconfiguration
and Lot Line Removals to Reduce Five Parcels to Three Parcels and
Provide Access and Utilities Easements, Subject to Conditions of a
Tentative Map Considered by the City Council on August 14, 2017

7. Approval of a Professional Services Agreement With The Shalleck
Collaborative, Inc. for Design Services to Upgrade the City of Palo Alto
Council Chambers for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $123,708

8. Adoption of a Resolution to Establish a Sister City Relationship
Between Heidelberg, Germany and Palo Alto, California, United States



Action Items

10. Approval of a Letter of Intent With Pets In Need to Develop a
Financing Study Including Public and Private Financing for a new
Animal Shelter Facility and Commit up to $60,000 for the Study, and
Outline a Process and Timeline for Negotiating an Operating
Agreement and Interim Improvements for the Current Animal Shelter



11. Staff, Utilities Advisory Commission, and Policy and Services
Committee Recommendation That Council Direct Staff to: (1) Pursue a
Municipal Fiber-to-the-Node Network (FTTN) for Fiber and Broadband
Expansion; and (2) Expand Wi-Fi to Unserved City Facilities and
Discontinue Consideration of City-Provided Wi-Fi in Commercial Areas

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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