City Council


September 28th, 2020

 

Call to Order

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY-POTENTIAL LITIGATION Subject: Threatened Litigation by San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP et al Regarding Non-resident Access to Foothills Preserve Authority: Potential Exposure to Litigation Under Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(5) One Potential Case, as Defendant.

Public Comment

 

 

Study Session

2. Update on City of Palo Alto’s Race and Equity Work and Discussion of Next Steps

Presentation

MEMO

Public Comment

 

 

Agenda Changes, and Deletions 

 

 

Oral Communications

 

 

Minutes Approval

3. Approval of Action Minutes for the September 14, 2020 City Council Meeting

MEMO

Consent Calendar

4. Approval of Contract Number C21177400 With BKF Engineers for a Maximum Not-to-Exceed Amount of $329,689 for Design and Construction Support Services Related to Churchill Avenue and Alma Street Railroad Crossing Safety Improvements, Capital Improvement Project (PL-20000).

5. Adoption of a Resolution Approving and Attesting to the Veracity of the City’s 2019 Annual Power Source Disclosure and Power Content Label Reports.

6. Approval of Amendment Number 2 to Contract Number S20178094 With Management Partners, Inc., to Extend the Term Through March 31, 2021 and Increase Compensation by $85,000 for Procurement Advising Services for a new Not-to-Exceed Amount of $170,000.

7. Designation of the Voting Delegate for the League of California Cities Annual 2020 Conference, to be Held Virtually October 7-9, 2020; and Approval of Staff’s Recommendation to abstain on the League Resolution.

8. Authorization to Amend the Existing Agreement for Litigation Defense Services With the Law Firm of Jarvis Fay & Gibson (Contract S17168652) to Increase the Contract Amount by an Additional $15,000 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $130,000.

9. SECOND READING: Interim Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Amending Chapters 18.28 (Special Purpose PF, OS and AC Districts) and 18.42 (Standards for Special Uses) of Title 18 (Zoning) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) to Adopt Temporary Regulations Relating to Safe Parking in PF Districts (FIRST READING: September 14, 2020 PASSED: 7-0).

 

 

City Manager Comments

 

 

Action Items

10. Status Report and Direction Regarding Continued Participation in the San Mateo County Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) or Adoption of a Resolution to Withdraw Participation.

MEMO

Presentation

Public Comment

 

 

11. Approval of a Contract With Baker Tilly US, LLP for Internal Auditor Services in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $1,300,000 for a Term Commencing October 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, Including Approval of Four Initial Task Orders; Adoption of a Resolution to Appoint Kyle O’Rourke of Baker Tilly US, LLP as City Auditor; and Amendment of the Table of Organization to Eliminate 4.0 Positions in Various Funds.

Presentation

 

 

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY-POTENTIAL LITIGATION Subject: Threatened Litigation by San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP et al Regarding Non-resident Access to Foothills Preserve Authority: Potential Exposure to Litigation Under Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2) and (e)(5) One Potential Case, as Defendant.

Public Comment

Adjournment

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