City Council

October 17, 2022


Call to Order


1. Cybersecurity Awareness Month Proclamation

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2. 3400 El CAMINO REAL [22PLN-00227]: Request for Prescreening of the Applicant’s Proposal to Rezone the Subject Site From Various Zoning Districts to Planned Housing Zone (PHZ) to Allow Construction of 382 Residential Rental Units (44 studios, 243 one-bedroom, 86 twobedroom and 9 three-bedroom units) in two Buildings. Environmental Assessment: Not a Project. Zoning District: CS, CS(H), RM-20 (Service Commercial, Hotel, Multi-Family Residential).

Public Letters

Staff Presentation

Applicant Presentation

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Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

Public Comment



Consent Calendar

3. Approve Minutes from the September 29, 2022 and October 3, 2022 City Council Meetings

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4. Approval of Construction Contract Number C23183908 With GSW Construction, Inc., in the Amount of $995,556 for the Two Turnouts Upgrade Project (WS-07000) on California Avenue and Page Mill Road; Authorization for the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Related Change Orders Not-to-Exceed $99,556; and Approval of Budget Amendment in the Water Fund


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5. Approval of Implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-Funded (U.S. EPA) Greening Parking Facilities for a Sustainable Community Project and Approval of Agreement Between City of Palo Alto and City of Santa Clara to Partner on Project, and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Stormwater Management Fund


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City Manager Comments





6. TEFRA Hearing Regarding Conduit Financing for the Kehillah Jewish High School’s for the Partial or Full Refinancing of the 2014 Loan and Financing the Development, Construction, Renovation, Improvement and Equipping of the Corporation’s Campus at 3900 Fabian Way, Palo Alto; and Approving the issuance of a Tax-exempt Loan by the California Municipal Finance Authority for this Purpose and Other Matters Relating Thereto

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7. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of Ten Ordinances That Repeal and Adopt Various Sections of the Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Related to the 2022 CA Building Codes (CA Code of Regulations Title 24) Update and Proposed Local Amendments; including:

(1) Chapter 15.04 Incorporating the 2022 CA Fire Code With Local Amendments;

(2) Chapter 16.04 Incorporating the 2022 CA Building Code With Local Amendments;

(3) Chapter 16.05 Incorporating the 2022 CA Mechanical Code With Local Amendments;

(4) Chapter 16.06 Incorporating the 2022 CA Residential Code With Local Amendments and Amending Chapter 16.52 to Align Federal, State, and Local Flood Hazard Regulations;

(5) Chapter 16.08 Incorporating the 2022 CA Plumbing Code With Local Amendments;

(6) Chapter 16.16 Incorporating the 2022 CA Electrical Code With Local Amendments;

(7) Chapter 16.18 Incorporating the 2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code With Local Amendments;

(8) Chapter 16.14 Incorporating the 2022 CA Green Building Standards Code with Local Amendments;

(9) Chapter 16.17 Incorporating the 2022 CA Energy Code Without Local Amendments. (10) Chapter 16.19 Incorporating the 2022 CA Energy Code With Local Amendments. Environmental Assessment: Project is Exempt Under CA Environmental Quality Act CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15308. Title Updated and Supplemental Report Added.

Public Letters


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