City Council

January 26th, 2014


Call to Order

Study Session

1. Information Technology 3-Year Strategy Update Study Session





Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments





Oral Communications





Consent Calendar

2. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the Triennial External Quality Control Review of the Office of the City Auditor

3. Approval of the Acceptance and Expenditure of Citizens Options for Public Safety (COPS) Funds on Various Law Enforcement Equipment and Approval of a Budget Amendment Ordinance in the Amount of $105,587 for the Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund

4. Approval of a Construction Grant Agreement with the Association of Bay Area Governments and the San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail in the Amount of $40,000 for Palo Alto Baylands Sailing Station Accessibility Improvements and Adoption of a Related Budget Amendment Ordinance in the Capital Project Fund (Moved to Another Date)

5. Finance Committee Recommendation that City Council Adopt a Resolution Amending the City’s Cap-and-Trade Revenue Utilization Policy to Cover the Use of Freely Allocated Allowances for the Gas and Electric Utilities, and Adopt a Resolution Amending Rate Schedules G 1, G-1-G, G 2, G-2-G, G 3, and G-3-G to Add a Rate Component for Cap-and-Trade Regulatory Compliance Costs and Combine the Administrative and Transportation Charges with the Distribution Charges





Action Items

6. PUBLIC HEARING: Approval of a Mitigated Negative Declaration and a Site & Design Review and Design Enhancement Exception Application for a Three Story Mixed-Use Building on a 27,000 Square Foot Site Zoned Service Commercial (CS) at 441 Page Mill Road. The Project Would Contain 21,540 Square Feet of Commercial Space, 91 Off-Street Parking Spaces, and Ten Apartment Units, Including Three Below Market Rate Units, and Includes a Request for Three “Off Menu” Concessions Under Palo Alto Municipal Code Section 18.15 and the State Density Bonus Law

7. Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding Establishment of an Office/R&D Annual Growth Limit (Moved to Another Date)

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Closed Session

8. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY/LEGAL COUNSEL Potential Litigation (as petitioner) – one matter Subject: Caltrain Joint Powers Board – Penninsula Corridor Electrification Project – California Environmental Quality Act Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(4)



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