City Council

October 23rd, 2017


Call to Order

Closed Session

Subject: Written Liability Claim Against the City of Palo Alto
By Sarah Syed (Claim No. C16-0081)
Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications



Consent Calendar

2. Adoption of a Resolution Donating a Surplus Fire Engine to our Sister City, Oaxaca, Mexico and Accepting $5,000 From Neighbors Abroad as the Purchase Price of the Fire Engine

3. Approval of a Contract Number C18168777 With Nichols Consulting Engineers, Chtd. (NCE) in the Amount of $191,300 for the Sidewalk Assessment Study to Determine Next Steps Following the Completion of the Sidewalk District Cycle for Capital Improvements Program Project PO-89003


4. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance of the City Of Palo Alto to Update the Fiscal Year 2018 Municipal Fee Schedule to Adjust Development Services Department Fees (FIRST READING: October 2, 2017 PASSED: 7-1 Tanaka no, Scharff Absent)




Action Items

5. PUBLIC HEARING/QUASI-JUDICIAL: 3001 El Camino Real [16PLN-00097 and 16PLN-00220]. Recommendation on Applicant’s Request for Approval of a Site and Design Review to Allow for Construction of a Four-story Mixed-use Development With 19,800 Square Feet of Retail
and 30 Residential Units in the CS Zone as Well as a Three-story Multifamily Residential Building With 20 Units in the RM-30 Zone. The Project Also Includes a Request for Approval of a Preliminary Parcel Map for a Lot Merger to Allow for the Proposed Development, a Design Enhancement Exception, and a Parking Adjustment for Shared Parking. Environmental Assessment: A Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) was Circulated for Public Review on July 3, 2017 and the
Circulation Period Ended on August 2, 2017. A Final MND is Availablefor Review. Zoning District: CS (Service Commercial), RM-30 (Multifamily Residential), and R-1 (Single-family Residential)



6. Discussion and Consideration of the Planning & Transportation Commission’s Recommendations Regarding the Comprehensive Plan Update and Adoption of Resolutions Certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Comprehensive Plan Update; Adopting Findings Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and Adopting the Updated Comprehensive Plan Dated June 30, 2017 With Desired Corrections and Amendments, Which Comprehensively Updates and Supersedes the City’s 1998-2010 Comprehensive Plan (Two Public Hearings Will Be Held: October 23, 2017 and November 13, 2017. On October 23, 2017, the City Council may Consider Action on the Planning & Transportation Commission’s Recommendations, Providing Direction to Staff, and Certification of the Final EIR. Other Actions Will be Deferred Until the Hearing on November 13, 2017.)

Comp Plan Final EIR

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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