City Council


September 22, 2014

Call to Order

Closed Session:

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designees pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Lalo Perez, Joe Saccio, Kathryn Shen, Sandra Blanch, Dania Torres Wong) Unrepresented Employee Group: Management, Professional and Confidential Employees Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)

2.  CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designees pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Lalo Perez, Melissa Tronquet, Joe Saccio, Molly Stump, Walter Rossman, Nancy Nagel, Dennis Burns, Mark Gregerson, Kathryn Shen, Dania Torres Wong) Employee Organization: Palo Alto Police Officers Association (PAPOA) Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)

Agenda Changes, Additions & Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

Consent Calendar:

3.  Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the Auditor’s Office Quarterly Report as of June 30, 2014

4. Human Relations Commission Funding Recommendation for Distribution of Additional Human Services Resources Allocation Funding for FY2015 in the Amount of $68,380

5. Request for Approval of a Blanket Purchase Order with Granite Rock Company in the Amount of $1,200,000 to be the Primary Supplier of Asphalt Concrete Products for Both the Public Works and Utilities Departments Over a Three Year Period from September 22, 2014 through September 21, 2017

6. Request for Authorization to Increase Compensation of Legal Services Contract with Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell, LLP by an Additional $250,000 For a Total Contract Not-to-Exceed Amount of $275,000 and Adoption of a Budget Amendment Ordinance Increasing Funding by an Additional $200,000

7. Finance Committee Recommends Adoption of Municipal Code Changes Eliminating Palo Alto Municipal Code Section 2.08.145, titled “Consultation with City Auditor” and Amending Palo Alto Municipal Code Section 2.08.150 Titled “Department of Administrative Services” and Section 2.28.090, titled “Lapse of Appropriations” to Clarify Roles for Reviewing Fiscal Procedures and Roles of City Auditor and Administrative Services Department and Lapse of Appropriations

Action Items:

8. Council Review of Draft Ordinance Creating a Business Registry; Policy Direction Regarding Business Registry Questionnaire and Update on Staff’s Implementation Plan

9. Rejection of Construction Bids for the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course Reconfiguration Project and Adoption of a Budget Amendment Ordinance in the Amount of $708,495 in Revenues and $168,036 in Expenses to Operate the Golf Course From September 1, 2014 to February 28, 2015, and Establish an FY 2016 Golf Course Operating Loss Reserve from the Net Revenue of Golf Course Operations in the Amount of $540,459 (Continued from September 8, 2014)

10. Approval of Contract No. C15152971 in the Amount of $658,527.32 with Contract Sweeping Services for the First Year of a Five Year Term for Street Sweeping Services. Approval of Reduction in the Frequency of Street Sweeping in Residential/Light Commercial Areas from Weekly to Every Other Week Only During the Non-Leaf Season. Approval of Budget Amendment Ordinance with Impacts to Various Funds to Reflect Savings Due to Implementing the Efficiency and Cost Savings Plan. Approval of Amendments to the Table of Organization Reflective of the Proposed Elimination of Seven Positions Budgeted in FY 2015. Approval of Decrease in the Refuse Rate Street Sweeping Fixed Fee from $6.66 per Single Family Residence to $5.26

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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