City Council

September 27th, 2022


Call to Order


1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (Ed Shikada, Kiely Nose, Sandra Blanch, Nicholas Raisch, Tori Anthony, Molly Stump, and Terence Howzell) Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Local 521, Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA)Palo Alto Peace Officers’ Association (PAPOA), Palo Alto Police Management Association (PMA), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) local 1319, Palo Alto Fire Chiefs Association (FCA), Management and Professional Employees (MGMT) ; Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6 (a)


2. 2022 US Mayor Climate Protection Award Recognition



3. Palo Alto Art Center and Palo Alto Art Center Foundation presentation of Fire Transforms exhibit and Climate Connections series




Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions



Public Comment



Consent Calendar

4. Approve Minutes from the September 12, 2022 City Council Meetings

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5. Approval of Outage Management System (OMS) Contract C23184285 With Milsoft Solutions Inc. in the Amount Not to Exceed $625,994 Over a 5-Year Term


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6. Adoption of a Resolution Approving and Attesting to the Veracity of the City’s 2021 Annual Power Source Disclosure and Power Content Label Reports Supplemental Memo Added

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7. Approval of a First Amendment to Lease Between KG-Bryant, LLC, and the City of Palo Alto for the Premises Located at 526 Bryant Street for an Initial 12-month Term, at a Starting Base Rent of $5,616.11 per Month and Increasing 3 Percent Annually


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8. SECOND READING: Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance for Renovation of the Mitchell Park Dog Park as Recommended by the Parks and Recreation Commission (FIRST READING: September 12, 2022 PASSED: 7-0)

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9. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Approving the Police Department’s Military Equipment Use Policy Under AB 481 (FIRST READING: September 12, 2022 PASSED 7-0)

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City Manager Comments





10. S/CAP Update and Initial Council Action: Acceptance of Sustainability and Climate Action Plan (S/CAP) Goals and Key Actions; Review of Proposed Reach Code Changes; Adoption of Resolutions Adopting Advanced Heat Pump Water Heater Program Guidelines, Creating and Funding Electrification Reserves, Amending the City’s Policy on the Use of Cap and Trade Allowance Revenues, and Adopting a Carbon Neutrality Goal; Approval of Budget Amendments in the Electric Fund, Gas Fund, and General Fund; and Direction to Staff to Amend the 2022 Utilities Legislative Guidelines Title Updated, Supplemental Memo Added.


Ad Hoc Presentation

Public Letters

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