City Council


June 21st, 2021

 

Call to Order

Special Orders of the Day

1. Presentation by the Palo Alto Art Foundation

 

 

2. Adoption of a Resolution Expressing Appreciation to Beth Minor Upon her Retirement

Public Comment

 

 

Agenda Changes, and Deletions

 

 

Oral Communications

 

 

Minutes Approval

3. Approval of Action Minutes for the June 7, 2021 City Council Meeting

 

 

Consent Calendar

4. Adoption of the Fiscal Year 2022 Investment Policy

5. Approval to Utilize California Department of Technology CALNET Cellular Voice and Data Services Contract (C4-CVD-19-001-03) With Cellco Partnership D/B/A Verizon Wireless Through May 22, 2023 and Including Possible Extension Through May 22, 2027, With an Anticipated Cost of $350,000 Annually; CALNET Data Networks and Communications Services Contract (C4-DNCS-19-001-40) With AT&T Corporation Through June 30, 2025 and Including Possible Extension Through June 30, 2028; CALNET Legacy Telecommunications Voice and Data Services Contract (C4-LEG-12-10-TS-01) With AT&T Corporation Through January 2, 2026 and Including Possible Extension Through January 2, 2029; and CALNET Cellular Voice and Data Services Contract (C4-CVD-19-001-04) With AT&T Mobility Through June 30, 2023 and Including Possible Extension Through June 30, 2027, With an Anticipated Cost of $300,000 Annually.

6. Approval of Contract Amendment Number 3 to Contract Number C15159248 With Geodesy, to Extend the Term for Three-years Ending June 30, 2024, and add $535,000 for a new Not-to-Exceed Amount of $1,930,000, for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Maintenance, Support, Consulting and Department-specific GIS Data Support Services.

7. Approval of Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C19174715 With Swatt Miers Architects, Inc in the Amount of $89,000 for the Animal Shelter Renovation, Capital Improvement Program Project, PE-19002.

Q&A

8. Approve and Authorize the City Manager or Designee to Execute Amendment Number 9 With McCandless Limited LLC for a Three-year Lease Renewal at 1005 and 1007 Elwell Court Ending August 2024.

9. Approval of Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C19173980 With Rincon Consultants, Inc. in the Amount of $27,045 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $170,497 and Extend the Term to January 31, 2022, for Preparation of an Initial Study of the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Cubberley Concept Plan.

Q&A

10. Approval of two Blanket Purchase Orders With Bound Tree Medical, LLC and Life-Assist for the Purchase of Medical Supplies and Services Not-to-Exceed $132,000 per Year, for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $660,000 for up to Five years.

11. Adoption of a Resolution Making Required Findings to Continue Palo Alto’s Participation in the Santa Clara County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Service Authority (AVASA) Program for a Fourth 10-year Term and Continue Collection of a $1 Fee to Fund the Authority.

12. Approval of Amendment Number 2 to Contract Number C20176363 With Magellan Advisors, LLC, for: 1) a Detailed Engineering Design of the new Fiber Backbone Expansion and Fiber-to-the-Home; 2) to Increase Compensation for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $2,914,331; and 3) Approval of a Budget Amendment in Fiscal Year 2021 for the Fiber Optics Fund.

13. Approval of Contract Number C21181223A With Integrated Design 360, LLC and Approval of Contract Number C21181223B With Integral Group Holdings, LLC for a Shared Not-to-Exceed Amount of $750,000, to Provide Sustainability Services for Green Building, Energy Reach Code, and the Sustainability Climate Action Plan for a Term of Threeyears Through June 2024.

14. Approval of Construction Contract Number C21181691 With Best Contracting Services, Inc in the Amount of $1,710,000; and Authorization for the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Orders up to a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $171,000 for the Municipal Service Center A, B, & C Roof Replacement Project, Capital Improvement Program Project PF-17000.

15. Approval of a Lease Amendment Between 285 Hamilton LLC and the City of Palo Alto for the Premises Located at 285 Hamilton Avenue for a 48-month Term at a Starting Base Rent of $43,890 per Month and Increasing 3 Percent Annually.

16. Approval of Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C18169712 With OB Sports Golf Management (Baylands) LLC for a Period of Three-years for a Not-to-Exceed Increase Amount of $8,878,721 for the Management of Golf Course Operations at the Baylands Golf Links; and Approval of Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C18171872 With OB Sports Golf Management (Baylands), LLC for a Period of Three-years for Restaurant Licensing to Provide Food and Beverage Services.

17. Staff Recommends the City Council Approve the Board and Commission 2021-2022 Work Plans.

MEMO

18. Adoption of an Ordinance Establishing Board and Commission Term Limits, Consolidating Appointments to March of Each Year, and Codifying the Human Relations Commission’s Existing Role of Recommending Grant Funding; and Adoption of a Resolution Establishing Term Limits for the Storm Water Management Oversight Committee.

MEMO

Public Comment

19. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Interim Ordinance of the Council Temporarily Continuing the Expansion of Outdoor Dining, Retail and Other Activities on Public and Private Property and Relaxing Regulations Regarding Onsite Parking, On-site Sale of Alcohol, Design/Architectural Review, Permit Fees, and Alcohol Consumption in Public Places, All to Facilitate Such Outdoor use (FIRST READING: June 7, 2021 PASSED: 5-2 DuBois, Kou no).

Public Comment

20. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of a Resolution Determining the City’s Proposition 4 Appropriations Limit (GANN Limit) for Fiscal Year 2022.

21. Approval of Five 5.5 Year Contracts, Number C21179265A-E for Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP) On-call Construction Management and Inspection Services With: 1) MNS Engineers, Inc.; 2) CDM Smith; 3) Carollo Engineers; 4) Tanner Pacific, Inc.; and 5) MCK Americas Inc. for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $1 per Contract; Approval and Authorization of the City Manager or Their Designees to Select one Consultant for Construction Management Services for the Primary Sedimentation Tanks Rehabilitation and Equipment Room Electrical Upgrade Project (WQ-14003) at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant.

 

 

City Manager Comments

 

 

Action Items

21A. Approval of an Employment Agreement and Appointment of Lesley Milton to the Position of City Clerk at an Annual Salary of $175,000.

 

 

22. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of the Budget Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2022, Including Operating and Capital Budgets and Municipal Fee Schedule; and Adoption of a Revised Compensation Plan for Management and Professional Employees.

MEMO

Presentation

Public Comment

23. Adoption of six Resolutions: 1) Approving the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Electric Utility Financial Plan, Including Proposed Reserve Transfers, and Amending Utility Rate Schedules E-EEC-1, E-NSE-1, E-2-G, E-4-G and E-7-G; 2) Amending Utility Rate Schedule E-HRA; 3) Approving the FY 2022 Gas Utility Financial Plan, Including Proposed Transfers, Amending the Gas Utility Reserve Management Practices, and Adopting a Gas Rate Increase by Amending Utility Rate Schedules G-1, G-2, G-3 and G-10; 4) Approving the FY 2022 Water Utility Financial Plan and Reserve Transfer; 5) Amending Utility Rate Schedule D-1 Increasing the Storm Water Management Fee by 2.0 Percent per Month per Equivalent Residential Unit for FY 2022; and 6) Amending Utility Rate Schedules EDF-1 and EDF-2 to Increase Dark Fiber Rates 2.0 Percent.

Presentation

 

 

24. Approve and Authorize the City Manager or Their Designee to Execute a Seven-year License Agreement With two Five-year Renewal Options and Monthly Rent Payments of $2,100 Between the City and Tesla, Inc. for a 19-stall Tesla Supercharging Station in the Bryant/Lytton Garage at 445 Bryant Street; Review and Provide Direction on a Draft Administrative Policy on Unsolicited Proposals.

Presentation

Public Comment

 

 

25. Colleagues Memo Regarding the Palo Alto Museum (Roth Building) From Council Members Kou and Stone, and Vice Mayor Burt.

 

 

26. Colleagues Memo on Affordable Housing Commercial Impact Fees From Council Members Filseth and Kou.

 

 

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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