June 11th, 2018
Call to Order
- CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees
Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene,
Ed Shikada, Michelle Flaherty, Rumi Portillo, Sandra Blanch, Nicholas Raisch, Molly Stump, Terence Howzell, Charles Sakai, Lalo Perez, and Kiely Nose) Employee Organizations: 1) Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA); 2) Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Local 521; 3) Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Local 521, Hourly Unit; 4) Palo Alto Police Officers’ Association (PAPOA); 5) Palo Alto Fire Chiefs’ Association (FCA) and Employee Organization: 6) International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 1319; 7) Palo Alto Police Managers’ Association (PAPMA) Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)
2. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY- POTENTIAL LITIGATION
Significant Exposure to Litigation (One Potential Case, as Petitioner) –
Initiative Measure Palo Alto Accountable and Affordable Health
Care Initiative Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2)
2A. PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT
Title: City Manager
Authority: Government Code Section 54957(b)
Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions
City Manager Comments
2. Approval of Action Minutes for the May 29, 2018 Council Meeting.
4. Accept the Stanford University Medical Center (SUMC) Annual Report
for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 and Find the SUMC Parties in Compliance
With the Development Agreement.
5. Approval of Amendment Number One for Contract Number S16163447
With Brad Horak Consulting to Provide Public Safety Communications Services, Extending the Period of Performance by Two-years, and Increasing the Total Contract Amount by $40,000 to a Not to-Exceed Amount of $100,000.
6. Approval of Contract Number C18171028A With SCS Field Services for
a Not-To-Exceed Amount of $373,362 for Landfill Gas and Leachate
Control Systems Monitoring and Reporting Services at the Palo Alto
Landfill for a Term of Three Years.
7. Approval of a 1.5 Year Contract With the Empowerment Institute for
$25,000 for Community Engagement Block Program (Continued From April 2, 2018) – POSTPONED
8. PUBLIC HEARING: Approval of a Finding That the California Avenue
Parking Garage Project (CIP PE-18000) is “Substantially Complex” Under Public Contract Code Section 7201 and Direction to Increase the Contractor Retention Amount From Five Percent to Ten Percent.
9. PUBLIC HEARING: to Hear Objections to the Levy of Proposed Assessments on the Palo Alto Downtown Business Improvement District; and Adoption of a Resolution Confirming the Report of the
Advisory Board and Levying Assessments for Fiscal Year 2019 on the Downtown Palo Alto Business Improvement District.
10. PUBLIC HEARING and PROPOSITION 218 HEARING: Staff Recommendation That the City Council Adopt the Following ten Resolutions: Approving the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Electric Financial
Plan; Adopting an Electric Rate Increase of 6 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules E-1, E-2, E-2-G, E-4, E-4-G, E-4 TOU, E-7, E-7- G, E-7 TOU, and E-14; Approving the FY 2019 Gas Utility Financial Plan; Adopting a Gas Rate Increase of 4 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules G-1, G-2, G-3, and G10; Approving the FY 2019 Wastewater Collection Utility Financial Plan; Adopting a Wastewater Collection Rate Increase of 11 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules S-1, S-2, S-6, and S-7; Approving the FY 2019 Water Utility Financial Plan; Adopting a Water Rate Increase of 3 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules W-1, W-2, W-3, W-4, and W-7;Amending Utility Rate Schedule D-1 to Increase Storm Drain Rates 2.9 Percent per Month per Equivalent Residential Unit for FY 2019; and Adopting a Dark Fiber Rate Increase of 2.9 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules EDF-1 and EDF-2.
11. PUBLIC HEARING LEGISLATIVE AND QUASI-JUDICIAL 250 and 350
Sherman Avenue, Public Safety Building Project: Adoption of: 1) a Resolution Certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report and Adopting Findings and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act for the Project Comprised of a new Public Safety Building at 250 Sherman Avenue and a new Four-story Parking Structure at 350 Sherman Avenue; 2) an Ordinance Amending the Public Facilities (PF) Zone Development
Standards in Chapter 18.28 of Title 18 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code; and 3) a Record of Land Use Action Approving Architectural Review Application [File 17PLN-00257] for a new Four-story Parking Structure at 350 Sherman Avenue to Provide 636 Public Parking Spaces Above and Below Grade. Planning and Transportation Commission Review Recommended Modification to PF Zoning Development Standards on January 31, 2018 (Continued From June 4, 2018).
13. Accept the City Clerk’s Report Certifying the Sufficiency of an
Initiative Petition to Limit Health Care Costs that Hospitals and Medical Clinics May Charge; and Adopt a Resolution Placing the Initiative Petition on the November 2018 Ballot, or Adopt the Petition
as an Ordinance Without Alteration, or Provide Other Direction to Staff.
12. Accept the City Clerk’s Report Certifying the Sufficiency of the Initiative Petition to Amend the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code to Reduce the Maximum Allowable New Office and R&D Development from 1.7 Million Square Feet to 850,000 Square Feet, Subject to Specified Exemptions; and Adopt a Resolution Placing the Initiative Petition on the November 2018 Ballot, or Adopt the Petition as an Ordinance Without Alteration, or Provide Other Direction to Staff.
State/Federal Legislation Update/Action
Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements