City Council

January 22nd, 2019


Call to Order

Closed Session


2. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY Subject: Written Liability Claim Against the City of Palo    Alto By Mary Bartholomay (Claim No. C17-0057) Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9(e)(3)



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications



Consent Calendar

3. Approval of a Revenue Agreement With the County of Santa Clara in the Amount of $250,000 Over two Years for Support of Intensive Case Management in Connection With Housing Subsidies to be Provided by the County of Santa Clara for Palo Alto’s Homeless.

4. Review and Acceptance of the Annual Status Report on Developers Fees for Fiscal Year 2018; and Adoption of a Resolution Making Findings Regarding Unexpended Stanford Research Park/El Camino Traffic Impact Fees in the Amount of $1,376,491 and San Antonio/West Bayshore Area Traffic Impact Fees in the Amount of $828,208.



Action Items

5. PUBLIC HEARING: on Objections to Weed Abatement and Adoption of a Resolution Ordering Weed Nuisance Abated (CONTINUED FROM JANUARY 14, 2019).



6. Approval of the Second Amended and Restated Agreement for Solid Waste, Recyclable Materials, and Compostable Materials Collection and Processing Services With GreenWaste of Palo Alto, Inc. in the Estimated Average Annual Amount of $22,183,000; and Approval of an Addendum to the 2008 Mitigated Negative Declaration for City-wide Waste Hauling Service as Adequate and Complete Under the California Environmental Equality Act (CEQA).



7. Discussion and Project Update on Connecting Palo Alto and Consideration of the Following Actions: A) Separate From Study all Alternatives for the Palo Alto Avenue Crossing (Closure and Hybrid) and Include Palo Alto Avenue in a Separate Comprehensive Planning Effort; B) Separate From Study the Bicycle and Pedestrian Crossing of the Caltrain Corridor in the Vicinity of Loma Verde Avenue and Assess Feasibility in a Future Study; C) Address the Rail Committee’s Recommendation Regarding a Tunnel by Modifying the Alternative to be South of Oregon Expressway Only and Further Explore the Scope and Budget for an Alternative With Freight Trains on the Surface and Passenger Trains Underground for the Meadow and Charleston Crossings; and D) Adopt a Modified List of Grade Separation Alternatives (CONTINUED FROM DECEMBER 17, 2018).




State/Federal Legslation Update/Action

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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