City Council

February 5th, 2018


Call to Order

Closed Session

City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees
Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene,
Ed Shikada, Charles Sakai, Rumi Portillo, Sandra Blanch, Nicholas
Raisch, Molly Stump, Terence Howzell, Lalo Perez, Kiely Nose)
Employee Organizations: Utilities Management and Professional
Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA); Service Employees International
Union, (SEIU General Unit) Local 521; Palo Alto Peace Officers’
Association (PAPOA); Palo Alto Fire Chiefs’ Association (FCA);
International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 1319; Palo Alto
Police Managers’ Association (PAPMA); Unrepresented Management,
Professional Employees and Limited Hourly Employees
Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications

Consent Calendar

2. Adoption of a Resolution Extending the Electric Rate Schedule E-1 TOU
(Residential Time-of-Use Rate Adjustment) and Repealing Resolution

3. Adoption of a Resolution to Relinquish Enforcement of Parking
Regulations to Stanford University of Off-street Parking Facilities
Privately Owned and Maintained by Stanford University at the
Following Locations: 217 Quarry Road (Hoover Pavilion Garage), Sweet
Olive Way (Hoover Pavilion Surface Lot 1), 215 Quarry Road
(Arboretum Children’s Center Surface Lot 1A), 800 Welch Road
(Cancer Clinical Trials Office), 780 Welch Road (Asian Liver Center
Surface Lot)

4. Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapter 10.56 (Special Speed
Zones) of Title 10 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Reduce the Posted
Speed Limit Near Private Schools

5. Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Sections 4.42.190 (Taxi Meters)
and 4.42.200 (Schedule of Rates, Display) of Chapter 4.42 of Title 4
(Business and License Regulations) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to
Allow Taxicab Service to be Prearranged by Mobile Device Application
and Internet Online Service

6. Approval of a Construction Contract With Vila Construction, Inc. in the
Amount of $2,298,376 and Approval of Amendment Number 3 to
Contract Number C13148737 With Advance Design Consultants Inc. in
the Amount of $206,623 for a Not-To-Exceed Amount of $876,890 for
Construction Phase Services for the Lucie Stern Buildings Mechanical
and Electrical Upgrades, Capital Improvement Program Project



Action Items

9. Staff Recommends That Council Take the Following Actions Related to
the Construction of the new Junior Museum and Zoo (JMZ):
1) Approve the Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto and the
Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo to Replace the Existing
Building and Facilities Housing the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
With a new Building and Facilities (Facilities Agreement), Including the
Site Lease and Agreement Regarding use Restriction; and
2) Authorize the City Manager to Approve the Final Design for the new
JMZ Based on the Recommendation of the Construction Liaison Team,
and Consistent With the Preliminary Design Approved by the City
Council on December 4, 2017; and 3) Amend the Fiscal Year 2018
Budget Appropriation Ordinance for the Capital Improvement Fund by:
a) Increasing the Appropriation for the JMZ Renovation Project
AC-18001 by $682,000; and b) Increasing the Appropriation for
Rinconada Park Improvements PE-08001 by $1,629,000; and c)
Decreasing the Infrastructure Reserve by $2,311,000; and 4) Direct
Staff to Identify a Funding Strategy for the Remaining Portion of the
City’s Contribution to the Project ($3,898,000) as Part of the FY 2019
Budget Process



7. Review and Accept a Proposed Housing Work Plan for 2018-2019 and
Refer Specific Elements to the Planning & Transportation Commission
for Preparation of Related Zoning Ordinance(s)



8. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of a Resolution to Continue the Evergreen
Park-Mayfield Residential Preferential Parking (RPP) Program With
Modifications; and a Resolution Establishing 2-Hour Parking Along a
Portion of El Camino Real Between College Avenue and Park
Boulevard; and Finding the Action Exempt From the California
Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (Continued from December 11,
2017) (Continued From January 29, 2018)

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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