City Council

May 24th, 2021


Call to Order

Agenda Changes, and Deletions



Oral Communications



Minutes Approval

1. Approval of Action Minutes for the May 10, 2021 City Council Meeting

Consent Calendar

2. Approval of a Contract With Wunderlich—Malec Engineering in the Amount of $186,284 to Upgrade the Software for the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant.


3. Approval of a Contract With Hach Company in the Amount Not-to-Exceed $116,938 to Install and Migrate Software for a Plant Information Management System (PIMS) at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant.

4. Approval of Contract Number C21180768 With Public Safety Innovation, Inc. in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $250,000 to Provide Specialized Professional Services Across a Facet of Network, Computer, Data, Radio, and Other Telecommunications Systems That Reside in Vehicles, Portable Platforms, and City Facilities, in Support of the Palo Alto Public Safety Team for a Term of Five-years Through April 2026.


5. Adoption of an Ordinance Clarifying Emergency Building and Planning Permit Extensions Granted in Spring 2020 in Response to the COVID19 Pandemic.

6. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Section 22.04.150(b) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Reinstate Preexisting Restrictions on Horses and Bicycles Using Certain Entrances to Foothills Nature Preserve; and Amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Municipal Fee Schedule to add new Vehicle Entry Fee Categories and Free Passes for Foothills Nature Preserve (FIRST READING: May 10, 2021 PASSED: 7-0).



City Manager Comments



Action Items

7. Approval of Contract Number C21174926 With GreenWaste Recovery, Inc. for Solid Waste Processing and Disposal Services With an 8.5 Year Term for an Estimated Average Annual Amount of $4.82 Million; Adoption of a Negative Declaration for the Palo Alto Solid Waste Processing Contract as Adequate and Complete Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); and Approval of an Amendment to the Second Memorandum of Understanding With the Cities of Sunnyvale and Mountain View Regarding the Sunnyvale Materials Recovery and Transfer Station.



Public Comment



8. Review of the Fiber Network Expansion Plan and Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Business Case, Provide Feedback on the FTTH Business Model, and Direction That Includes Building Community Awareness, Engagement and Survey, and Funding Options.

Public Comment




9. Colleagues’ Memo Requesting Council Refer to the Policy and Services Committee a Proposed Program Allowing Neighbors to Directly Connect With Each Other, and a Potential Volunteer Network for the City.

Public Comment



Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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