City Council


November 8th, 2021

 

Call to Order

Special Orders of the Day

1. Adoption of a Resolution Expressing Appreciation to Catherine Bourquin Upon Her Retirement.

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2. Adoption of a Resolution Expressing Appreciation to Hector Sanchez Upon His Retirement.

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3. Adoption of Resolution for Adrienne Moore Upon Her Retirement.

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Agenda Changes, and Deletions

 

 

Public Comment

 

 

Consent Calendar

6. Approve Minutes from October 25, 2021.

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7. Approval of a Funding Agreement with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) for City of Palo Alto On-Demand Transit Service to Provide $2M in Funding and Requiring $500,000 in City Matching Funds Over Two Years.

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Q&A

9. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending the City’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Municipal Fee Schedule to Adjust the Affordable Housing Commercial Impact Fee (FIRST READING: October 18, 2021 PASSED: 5-2, Cormack, Tanaka no) Item Removed

8. Approval of the Asset Capitalization Audit Activity Report.

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10. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance to Extend the Temporary Outdoor Encroachment Permit Program for Dining, Retail, and Other Uses, Including the Parklet Pilot Program, until June 30, 2022 (FIRST READING: October 18, 2021 PASSED: 5-2, DuBois, Kou no).

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11. SECOND READING: Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance for Renovations, Expansion and New Amenities at John Boulware Park as Recommended by the Parks and Recreation Commission (FIRST READING: October 18, 2021 PASSED: 7-0).

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City Manager Comments 

 

 

Action Items

12. Public Hearing: Consider Adoption of Two Ordinances Implementing the Objective Standards Project, Including:1) New Chapter 18.24, Objective Design Standards, to Replace Existing Context-Based Design Criteria; 2) Modifications to Affordable Housing (AH) and Workforce Housing (WH) Overlay Districts to Eliminate the Legislative Process; 3) Expansion of Affordable Housing (AH) and Housing Incentive Program (HIP) to PTOD-Eligible Properties; 4) Changes to Remove Inconsistencies and Redundancies, and Streamline Project Review Throughout Title 18 Chapters (6:20 – 7:20 PM) CONTINUED FROM OCTOBER 25, 2021.

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Public Comment

Presentation

 

 

AA1. Selection of Applicants to Interview for the Architectural Review Board, Historic Resources Board, Parks and Recreation Commission, and Planning and Transportation Commission.

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12. Public Hearing: Consider Adoption of Two Ordinances Implementing the Objective Standards Project, Including:1) New Chapter 18.24, Objective Design Standards, to Replace Existing Context-Based Design Criteria; 2) Modifications to Affordable Housing (AH) and Workforce Housing (WH) Overlay Districts to Eliminate the Legislative Process; 3) Expansion of Affordable Housing (AH) and Housing Incentive Program (HIP) to PTOD-Eligible Properties; 4) Changes to Remove Inconsistencies and Redundancies, and Streamline Project Review Throughout Title 18 Chapters (6:20 – 7:20 PM) CONTINUED FROM OCTOBER 25, 2021.

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Public Comment

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13. Discuss Updates and Recommend Further Refinement of Potential Revenue Generating Local Ballot Measures, and Review Draft Initial Polling Outline.

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Public Comment

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14. Review and Recommend Renter Protection Policies for Development and Implementation.

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Public Comment

Presentation

 

 

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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