City Council

June 18th, 2018


Call to Order

Closed Session

  1. PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT Title: City Manager Authority: Government Code Section 54957(b)



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications



Minutes Approval

2. Approval of Action Minutes for the June 4, 2018 Council Meeting.

Consent Calendar

3. Recommendation That the City Council Accept Audit Status Updates on Contract Oversight of Trenching Installation and Electric Substructure, Inventory Management, and Utility Metering.

4. Recommendation That the City Council Accept the Status Updates of the Cash Handling, Travel  Expense Audit, the Cable Franchise and PEG Fees Audit and the Payments Audit.

5. Adoption of a Resolution Summarily Vacating Public Utility Easements at 333 West Charleston Road and 4202 Ruthelma Avenue.

6. Adoption of a Resolution Summarily Vacating Public Utility Easement at 405 Curtner Avenue.

7. Adoption of a Resolution Vacating Public Utility Easement at 4301- 4329 El Camino Real.

8. Approval of Contract Amendment Number 4 With Cypress Security, Inc. Increasing the Amount by $330,000 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $3,662,216, and Extend the Term of the Agreement to September 30, 2018 for Guard Monitoring Services at Palo Alto Caltrain Locations.

9. Approval of Three General Services Contracts for Approximately $2.0 Million per Year in Annual Expenses in the Wastewater Treatment Enterprise Fund: 1)Contract With Denali Water Solutions, LLC for Sludge Hauling Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $2,181,000 for a 3-Year Term; 2) Contract With Lystek International Limited in an Amount Not to Exceed $3,649,000; and 3) Contract With SynagroWWT, Inc. in an Amount Not to Exceed $3,415,000, Both for Offsite Sludge Treatment Services for a 5-Year Term.

10. Approval of Amendment Number 5 With C&S Engineers, Inc. Contract Number C15155208A in the Amount of $119,227 for Construction Administration Services on the Airport Apron Reconstruction, Capital Improvement Program Project AP-16000.

11. Adoption of an Updated Salary Schedule and Revised Compensation Plan for Unrepresented Limited Hourly Employees Effective July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2021.

12. Approval of an Agreement with Concordia LLC for 18 Months in the Amount not to Exceed $565,972 for Cubberley Community Center Master Plan and Visioning; Approval of a Cost Share Agreement with the Palo Alto Unified School District for up to $332,986; and Approve Budget Amendments to Fund the Master Plan. 

13. Approval of Contract C18172547 With Integrated Design 360 for Development and Support of Sustainability Implementation Plan, Green Building Program, Deconstruction and Source Separation Program, Dewatering Monitoring Program and Utilities On-call Services Through June 30, 2019 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $606,291.

13A. Adoption of a Resolution Calling a General Municipal Election for Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for Three Council Member Seats.



Action Items

14. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of Budget Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2019, Including Adoption of Operating and Capital Budgets and Municipal Fee Schedule.  



15. Adoption of a Resolution Placing an Initiative Measure on the November 6, 2018 Ballot to Amend Title 5 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Limit Health Care Costs That Hospitals, Medical Clinics and Other Health Care Providers may Charge Patients and Other Payers.



16. Adoption of a Resolution Calling a Special Election for November 6,2018 to Place a Ballot Measure Before the Voters to Increase the City’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) by Two Percentage Points.



State/Federal Legislation Update/Action

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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