City Council

September 21st, 2015


Call to Order

Study Session

1. Potential Topics of Discussion With Supervisor Joe Simitian





Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

Consent Calendar

2. Adoption of a Resolution Approving an Assignment, Assumption, and Consent Agreement With J.P. Morgan Ventures Energy Corporation and Mercuria Energy Gas Trading LLC

3. Adoption of Resolutions and Agreement With State of California Allowing City of Palo Alto to Participate in California State Board of Equalization Program to Collect the Utility Users Tax on Prepaid Mobile Telephony Services

4. Approval of Contract No. C16159137 with QLM, Inc. in the Amount of $243,356 for Monroe Park Improvements (Capital Improvement Project PG-11002)





Action Items

5. PUBLIC HEARING – Adoption of a California Avenue Retail Preservation Ordinance to Amend the City’s Zoning Code and Zoning Map to Extend the Retail (R) Combining District Beyond California Avenue; Establish Regulations and Review Procedures for Formula Retail Uses and Certain Personal Service Uses (i.e. Hair and Nail Salons) in the R-Combining District and Changes to the Provision for Grandfathered Uses in the R-Combining District. The Planning and Transportation Commission has Reviewed the Proposed Changes and Recommends Approval. This Ordinance is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) and Section 15305 of the CEQA Guidelines





6. PUBLIC HEARING – Adoption of an Interim Ordinance Establishing a 50,000 Square Foot Annual Limit on Office/R&D Development in a Portion of the City Including Downtown, the California Avenue Area, and the El Camino Corridor. Environmental Assessment: This Ordniance is Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Action (CEQA) Pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3); The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Adoption

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Annoncements



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