City Council


October 15th, 2018

 

Call to Order

Study Session

  1. Joint Study Session With the Palo Alto Youth Council.

Closed Session

2. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(1) Five Potential Cases

 

 

Study Session

3. Request for a Pre-screening of a Proposal to Rezone the Property at 788 San Antonio Road From Service Commercial (CS) to Multiple-Family Residential (RM-40) and to Redevelop the Site With a Four-story, Approximately 53,000 Square Foot, 54-unit (Including Eight Below Market Rate Units) Residential Project and a Below-grade Parking Garage. Environmental Assessment: Not a Project; any Subsequent Formal Application Would be Subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Continued From September 17, 2018).

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

 

 

Oral Communicatons

 

 

Consent Calendar

4. Approval of Contract Number C18170648 With Salas O’Brien in the Total Amount Not-to-Exceed $267,872 to Provide Design Services for the Medium Voltage Electrical Distribution Network (12kV Loop) Rehabilitation (WQ-80021) at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant.

5. Annual Review of Williamson Act Contract Renewals Within the City of Palo Alto.

6. Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute the Electric Overhead Construction Services Contract Number C19172366 With Hot Line Construction, Inc. for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $4,500,000 Over Three Years.

7. Approval of the Primary Sedimentation Tanks Rehabilitation and Equipment Room Electrical Upgrade Project Preliminary Design, Capital Improvement Program Project WQ-14003, at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant; and Finding the Project Exempt Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15301(b) and (e)(1).

8. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the Continuous Monitoring Audit: Green Purchasing.

9. Approval of Revisions to the Palo Alto Field and Tennis Court Use Policy.

10. Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 4.62 (Citywide Minimum Wage) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Correct and Clarify That the First Consumer Price Index (CPI) Adjustment to the Minimum Wage Will Occur in 2020.

11. Authorization to Increase Legal Services Agreement With the Law Firm of Conrad & Metlitzky, LLP in the Amount of $180,000 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $265,000 for Litigation Defense Services.

12. Approval of a Professional Services Contract With the Municipal Resource Group (MRG) for Transportation Support Services, Operational Review, and Staff Coaching in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $150,000 Through December 30, 2021; and to Amend the FY 2019 Budget Appropriation to Decrease the Non-departmental Budget by $150,000 and to Increase the Transportation Division Budget by $150,000.

13. QUASI-JUDICIAL: 567 Maybell Avenue [15PLN-00248]: Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement Regarding Applicant’s Request for Deferral of Affordable Housing In-lieu Fees for a Project That Includes the Development of 16 Single-family Homes. Environmental Assessment: Not a Project. Zoning Districts R-2 and RM-15.

14. Approval of Contract Number C19173185 With Siemens Industry, Inc. in an Amount of $1,600,753 for the Colorado Power Station Transformer Replacement; Authorization to Negotiate and Execute Related Change Orders in the Amount of $240,113, for a Total Not-toExceed Amount of $1,840,866, and Approval of an Electric Capital Improvement Fund Budget Amendment.

15. Approval of a Proposed Grocery Store Related to Planned Community Ordinance Number 5069 (College Terrace Centre) Based on the Finding That the Proposed Grocery Tenant Would Likely be Comparable in Quality of Produce and Services as JJ&F as it Existed and Operated on December 7, 2009 at 2180 El Camino Real.

 

 

Action Items

15A. QUASI-JUDICIAL: 567 Maybell Avenue [15PLN-00248]: Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement Regarding Applicant’s Request for Deferral of Affordable Housing In-lieu Fees for a Project That Includes the Development of 16 Single-family Homes. Environmental Assessment: Not a Project. Zoning Districts R-2 and RM-15. – MOVED FROM CONSENT

 

 

16. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Delivery and Sale of Certificates of Participation (COPs) in a Principal Amount Not-to-Exceed $50 Million to Finance the Construction of the California Avenue Parking Garage; Declaring the Intention to Reimburse Expenditures Related to the California Avenue Parking Garage From Proceeds of the COPs; Approving, Authorizing and Directing the Execution of Certain Lease Financing Documents; Approving a Preliminary Official Statement; and Authorizing and Directing Certain Related Actions.

 

 

AT THIS TIME COUNCIL WILL TEMPORARILY ADJOURN AND CONVENE AS THE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION, THEN RECONVENE AS THE CITY COUNCIL

Call to Order

Oral Communications

  1. Adoption of a Resolution Approving, Authorizing, and Directing Execution of Certain Lease Financing Documents and Authorizing and Directing Certain Actions with Respect Thereto. 

Adjournment

 

 

State/Federal Legislation Update/Action

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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