City Council

March 23rd, 2015


Call to Order

Special Orders of the Day

1. Presentation to Development Services Department Regarding Recognition of Achievement by the International Standards Organization (ISO) for its Administering of the Building Codes Attaining the Highest Standards for Structural Safety



Study Session

2. Update on the Santa Clara Valley Water District’s Collection of All of its State Water Project Costs via Property Taxes Instead of Water Rates



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

Minutes Approval

January 26, 2015

January 31, 2015

February 2, 2015

Consent Calendar

3. Approval of Two 3-Year Contracts for a Computer and Data Center Data Storage or ‘Cloud Backup’ Solution Totaling $618,991: 1) Exucom Contract Number C15156183 in the Amount of up to $327,121 for Data Center Backup; 2) Code42 Contract Number C151566312 in the Amount of $291,870 for Computer and Laptop Backup

4. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing Public Works Department to Submit a Function Classification Request to Caltrans to Expand the Number of Streets Eligible for Resurfacing Work Using Federal or State Grant Funding

5. Approval of Amendment Number Seven to the City’s Lease Agreement with McCandless Limited, LLC., For Office Space at 1005 and 1007 Elwell Court, Palo Alto

6. Approval of Amendment Number One to Contract C14153010 with Arnold Mammarella Architecture and Consulting to Increase the Contract by $400,000 for an Amount Not to Exceed $784,999 for On-Call Planning Services Needed to Support Implementation of the City’s Individual Review Program

7. Request for Procedural Change – Present the Results of the Animal Services Audit to the Finance Committee Rather Than to the Policy and Services Committee

8. Approval of a Wastewater Enterprise Fund Contract with Precision Engineering, Inc. In the Amount of $7,405,730 for  Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Projects 24, 25, and 26 in University South Professorville and Old Palo Alto Neighborhoods



Action Items

9. Discussion and Direction to Staff Regarding Establishment of an Office/R&D Annual Limit (Continued from March 2, 2015)



10. Approval of a Residential Curbside Compost Collection Program and Adopting a Budget Amendment Ordinance for $387,000 for the Purchase of Kitchen Buckets and New Outreach Materials

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Closed Session

11. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY – Potential Initiation of Litigation (1 Matter) Santa Clara Valley Water District funding of State Water Project obligation through property tax levy Govt. Code Section 54956.9(d)(4)




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