City Council

May 14th, 2018


Call to Order

Closed Session

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, Kiely Nose, Robert Jonsen, Eric Nickel) Employee Organizations: Palo Alto Peace Officers’ Association (PAPOA); Palo Alto Fire Chiefs’ Association (FCA); International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 1319; and Palo Alto PoliceManagers’ Association (PAPMA) Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)



Special Orders of the Day

2. Proclamation Honoring MacArthur Park for Maintaining a Piece of Palo Alto’s Historic Past.

3. Affordable Housing Week Proclamation. 



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications



Minutes Approval

4. Approval of Action Minutes for the April 30 2018 Council Meeting.

Consent Calendar

5. Approval of a Contract With O’Grady Paving, Inc. in the Amount of $4,743,018 for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Street Resurfacing Project, Capital Improvements Program Projects PE-86070, PO-12001, PL-16000, PL-16001, and PL-04010.



Action Items

9. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI JUDICIAL: 305 N. California Avenue [17PLN-00446]: Approval of a Request for a Conditional Use Permit to Allow a Community Center use at the First Baptist Church. Environmental Assessment: Exempt per Sections 15301 and 15323 of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines. Zone District: R-1(10,000) (Single Family Residential)


10.  Connecting Palo Alto Rail Program Status Update and Initial Screening of Grade Separation Ideas for Further StudyPOSTPONED



State/Federal Legislation Update/Action

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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