City Council


October 30th, 2017

 

Call to Order

Special Orders of the Day

1. Introduction of Lord Mayor, Professor, Dr. Eckart Wuerzner of Heidelberg, Germany and the Heidelberg Delegation

AT THIS TIME COUNCIL WILL TAKE A 15 MINUTE BREAK

 

 

Action Items

1A. 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.)(CONTINUED FROM OCTOBER 23, 2017)

Comp Plan   Final EIR   Staff Memo

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

 

 

Minutes Approval

4. Approval of Action Minutes for the October 16, 2017 Council Meeting

Consent Calendar

5. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Regulate Operation of Personal Delivery Devices, Also Known as Autonomous Robots Within the City of Palo Alto for an Approximate 1-year Period

Q&A

6. Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number S18169410 With Dixon Resources Unlimited in the Amount of $100,762 to Conduct the California Avenue Parking Management Study and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the California Avenue Parking Permit Fund

7. Approval of Salary Schedule Amendments for Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 521 and the Utilities Management Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA)

Q&A

8. Approval of a 5-year Contract With EnvisionWare, Inc. for Maintenance of the Automated Materials Handling Systems (AMHS) at Rinconada and Mitchell Park Libraries for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $448,634

Q&A

9. Approval of a Professional Services Agreement With BKF Engineers for the Amount of $450,000 Over a 3-year Term for On-Call Surveying and Design Support Services

Q&A

 

 

Action Items

10. Adoption of an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Repealing Chapter 9.17 (Personal Cultivation of Marijuana) of Titles 9 (Public Peace, Morals and Safety) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code; Repealing Ordinance No. 4422; and Amending Chapters 18.04 (Definitions) and 18.42 (Standards for Special Uses) of Title 18 (Zoning) to Prohibit Medical Cannabis Dispensaries and Prohibit Commercial Cannabis Activities, Except for Deliveries. Environmental Assessment: The Ordinance is Exempt in Accordance With Section 15061(b)(3) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines

 

 

1A. 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.)(CONTINUED FROM OCTOBER 23, 2017)

Comp Plan   Final EIR   Staff Memo

 

 

11. PUBLIC HEARING/QUASI-JUDICIAL. 999 Alma: Council Determination on a Waiver Request From the Retail Preservation Ordinance. Environmental Assessment: Exempt in Accordance With the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Section 15061(b)(3) Guidelines (STAFF REQUESTS THIS ITEM BE CONTINUED TO A DATE UNCERTAIN)

Study Session

3. 285 Hamilton [17PLN-00309]: Applicant Requests a Prescreening Discussion for a Possible Text Amendment That Would Allow Development Exceptions for Rooftop Decks Within the Downtown Area, Including the Subject Property. Environmental Assessment: The Subject Request is not a Project in Accordance With the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

 

 

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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