City Council


June 8th, 2015

 

Call to Order

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

Consent Calendar

1.  Finance Committee Recommendation to Accept the Police Department: Palo Alto Animal Services Audit

2. Approval of Amendment Three to Contract Number S13149754 With Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP Public Law Group to Add $36,000 for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $216,000 for Labor Negotiations Services and Extend the Contract Term by Six Months

3. Approval of the 2015 Santa Clara County Multi-Jurisdictional Program for Public Information (PPI) to Provide Reduced Flood Insurance Premiums for Palo Alto Residents and Businesses Through the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System (CRS)

 

 

Action Items

5. PUBLIC HEARING AND PROPOSITION 218 HEARING: Staff Recommendation that the City Council Adopt a Resolution Amending Rate Schedules W-1 (General Residential Water Service), W-2 (Water Service from Fire Hydrants), W-3 (Fire Service Connections), W-4 (Residential Master-Metered and General Non-Residential Water Service), and W-7 (Non-Residential Irrigation Water Service) to Increase Average Water Rates by 8 Percent

 

 

6. PUBLIC HEARING AND PROPOSITION 218 HEARING: Adoption of Budget Amendment Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2016, including Adoption of Operating and Capital Budgets and Municipal Fee Schedule; Adoption of five Resolutions, including: Adopting a Dark Fiber Rate Increase of 2.7 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules EDF-1 and EDF-2; Amending Utility Rate Schedule D-1 (Storm and Surface Water Drainage) to Increase Storm Drain Rates by 2.7 Percent Per Month Per Equivalent Residential Unit for Fiscal Year 2016; Adopting a Wastewater Collection Fee Increase of 9.0 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules S-1, S-2, S-6, and S-7; Adopting Residential Refuse Rate Increases ranging between 9.0 percent and 19.0 percent, and Amending Utility Rules and Regulations 2, 3, 11, and 24; Amending the Salary Schedule attached to the 2014-2016 Compensation Plan for Management and Professional Employees, as Amended by Resolution No. 9053 to Add One New Position and Change The Title of Two Positions; Amending the 2014-15 Memorandum of Agreement Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Adopted by Resolution No 9398 to Add One Position and Correct the Salary of One Position; and Amending the Terms for the Utility Management Professional Association, as Amended by Resolution Nos. 9492 & 9503 to Correct the Salary for One Position and Add Two New Positions; and Refer to the Finance Committee a discussion of changes to the Public Art Ordinance to simplify the calculation of the Public Art Fee and a discussion of usage and replacement of pool vehicles.

 

 

Special Orders of the Day

4. Appointment of One Candidate to the Architectural Review Board for One Unexpired Term Ending December 15, 2017

 

 

Action Items (Continued)

6. PUBLIC HEARING AND PROPOSITION 218 HEARING: Adoption of Budget Amendment Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2016, including Adoption of Operating and Capital Budgets and Municipal Fee Schedule; Adoption of five Resolutions, including: Adopting a Dark Fiber Rate Increase of 2.7 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules EDF-1 and EDF-2; Amending Utility Rate Schedule D-1 (Storm and Surface Water Drainage) to Increase Storm Drain Rates by 2.7 Percent Per Month Per Equivalent Residential Unit for Fiscal Year 2016; Adopting a Wastewater Collection Fee Increase of 9.0 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules S-1, S-2, S-6, and S-7; Adopting Residential Refuse Rate Increases ranging between 9.0 percent and 19.0 percent, and Amending Utility Rules and Regulations 2, 3, 11, and 24; Amending the Salary Schedule attached to the 2014-2016 Compensation Plan for Management and Professional Employees, as Amended by Resolution No. 9053 to Add One New Position and Change The Title of Two Positions; Amending the 2014-15 Memorandum of Agreement Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Adopted by Resolution No 9398 to Add One Position and Correct the Salary of One Position; and Amending the Terms for the Utility Management Professional Association, as Amended by Resolution Nos. 9492 & 9503 to Correct the Salary for One Position and Add Two New Positions; and Refer to the Finance Committee a discussion of changes to the Public Art Ordinance to simplify the calculation of the Public Art Fee and a discussion of usage and replacement of pool vehicles.

 

 

7. Review of a Draft Scope of Work for the Fry’s Master Plan and Adoption of a Resolution Regarding the Use of Regional Transportation Funding (This item was moved to another date)

Closed Session

8. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY – EXISTING LITIGATION

Clear Light Ventures, Inc., et al. City of Palo Alto, et al. (Verizon Wireless; Little League Baseball of Palo Alto, Inc.), Santa Clara Superior Court Case No. 1-15-CV-278025

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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