City Council

August 17th, 2020


Call to Order

Closed Session

A. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT Title: City Auditor Authority: Government Code Section 54957 (b).



Agenda Changes, and Deletions 



Oral Communications



Minutes Approval

1. Approval of Action Minutes for the August 03, 2020 City Council Meeting

Consent Calendar

2. Adoption of a Resolution Amending Utility Rate Schedule E-15 (Electric Service Connection Charges), and Utilities Rules and Regulations 2, 15, 20, 27 and 29.





City Manager Comments



Action Items

2A. PUBLIC HEARING / QUASI-JUDICIAL. 2353 Webster Street [18PLN00339]: Appeal of Director’s Approval of an Individual Review Application to Demolish an Existing One-story 1,593 Square Foot (SF) Home and Construct a Two-story Home (Approximately 2,935 SF) With a Basement and an Attached Garage. Zoning District: Single-family Residential (R-1) (Continued From August 10, 2020).


Public Comment


3. Staff and Utilities Advisory Commission Recommend the City Council Adopt a Resolution Amending the City’s Electric Supply Portfolio Carbon Neutral Plan and Electric Utility Reserves Management Practices.

Public Comment 

4. PUBLIC HEARING/LEGISLATIVE: Adoption of Several Ordinances Regarding Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units Amending Palo Alto Municipal Code Titles 16 (Building) and 18 (Zoning). Amendments Include Repealing Section 18.42.040 (Accessory and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units); Adding a new Chapter 18.09 (Accessory Dwelling Units and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units); Updating Chapters 18.04 (Definitions); 16.58 (Development Impact Fees); 16.04 (California Building Code); 16.06 (California Residential Code); and 16.14 (California Green Building Standards Code). Environmental Assessment: Exempt From Review Under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 21080.17 and CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3), 15282(h), 15301, 15302 and 15305 (THIS ITEM HAS BEEN CONTINUED TO SEPTEMBER 14, 2020).



Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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