City Council

April 15th, 2019


Call to Order

Study Session

  1. Annual Earth Day Report Study Session.




Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

Minutes Approval

2. Approval of Action Minutes for the April 1, 2019 Council Meeting.




Consent Calendar

3. Approval of a Professional Services Agreement With Professional Meters, Inc. in the Amount of $483,722 Over a 12-Month Period to Perform a Comprehensive Utility Meter Field Survey of all Electric, Gas, and Water Meters in the Field, Including $48,372 for Additional Services, for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $532,094; and Approval of Budget Amendments in the Electric Fund, Gas Fund, and Water Fund.

4. Selection of Applicants to Interview on April 29, 2019 for one Position on the Architectural Review Board, two Positions on the Human Relations Commission, two Positions on the Library Advisory Commission, Three Positions on the Storm Water Management Oversight Committee, and Four Positions on the Utilities Advisory Commission.

5. Approval and Authorization for the City Manager or his Designee to Execute Utility Program Services Contract Number C19171513 With CLEAResult Consulting, Inc. for a Total Compensation of $737,000 and a Maximum Term of Five Years.



Action Items

6. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL: 190 Channing Avenue [18PLN-00274]: Request for Approval of a Vesting Tentative Map to Allow for Four Residential Condominium Units and two Office Units on one Parcel. Environmental Assessment: The Project is Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in Accordance With CEQA Guidelines Section 15315 (Minor Land Divisions). Zoning District: RT-35 SOFA II CAP (Residential Transition).



7. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Section 18.42.110 (Wireless Communication Facilities) of Chapter 18.42 (Standards for Special Uses) of Title 18 (Zoning) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) to Update the Code to Reflect Recently Adopted Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Regulations. The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Approval of the Ordinance With Minor Modifications on March 27, 2019 (6-0 Roohparvar absent); and Adoption of a Resolution Adopting Objective Aesthetic and Related Standards for Streetlight and Wood Utility Poles in the Public Rights of Way. Environmental Assessment: This Ordinance and Resolution are Exempt From Environmental Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3) and 15305.




State/Federal Legislation Update/Action

8. Colleagues Memo Regarding the Santa Clara County Cities Association’s Position on Housing in Relation to State Legislative Initiatives.

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements 


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