City Council


November 30th, 2015

 

Call to Order

Action Items

19. PUBLIC HEARING: To Consider a Continued Appeal of the Director of Planning and Community and Community Environment’s Architectural Review Approval of a 31,407 Square-Foot, Four Story, Mixed Use Building With Parking Facilities on two Subterranean Levels on an 11,000 Square-Foot Site in the Downtown Commercial (CD-C (GF)(P)) Zone District Located at 429 University Avenue; and Approval of a Mitigated Negative Declaration. Environmental Assessment: A Mitigated Negative Declaration has Been Prepared. This Hearing is Continued From May 4, 2015 *Quasi Judicial

 

 

Special Orders of the Day

2. Proclamation Honoring Winners of the 2015 Architectural Review Board Awards

3. Appointment of Three Candidates to the Parks and Recreation Commission to Terms Ending December 15, 2018

 

 

Action Items

19. PUBLIC HEARING: To Consider a Continued Appeal of the Director of Planning and Community and Community Environment’s Architectural Review Approval of a 31,407 Square-Foot, Four Story, Mixed Use Building With Parking Facilities on two Subterranean Levels on an 11,000 Square-Foot Site in the Downtown Commercial (CD-C (GF)(P)) Zone District Located at 429 University Avenue; and Approval of a Mitigated Negative Declaration. Environmental Assessment: A Mitigated Negative Declaration has Been Prepared. This Hearing is Continued From May 4, 2015 *Quasi Judicial

 

 

Study Session

4. Joint Study Session of the City Council and Planning and Transportation Commission

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

 

 

Oral Communications

Minutes Approval

5. Approval of Action Minutes for the November 9 and 16, 2015 Council Meetings

Consent Calendar

6. Approval of Transformer Supplier Pre-Qualification Process and Authorization to Spend up to $1,000,000 per Year With any of the Qualified Vendor(s) Over the Next Five Years, Total of not to Exceed $5,000,000 for the Purchase of Electric Distribution Transformers Required to Provide Service to Customers

7. Adoption of a Resolution Adopting a Complete Streets Policy to Maintain the City’s Eligibility for Regional Transportation Funding (Attachment A)

8. Review and Approval of Proposed Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements Along Bryant Street, Redwood Circle, Carlson Court, Ely Place, Duncan Place, Creekside Drive, Nelson Drive, Shasta Drive and MacKay Drive

9. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to Accept the Auditor’s Office Quarterly Report as of June 30, 2015

10. Approval of a Contract Amendment With VOX Network Solutions, Contract Number C12144216 for Additional Phone Equipment and Maintenance in the Amount of $159,899

11. Approval of Contract Number C16159083 With Cleary Brothers Landscape in the Amount of $831,781 for the Mayfield Soccer Complex Synthetic Turf Replacement Project (Stanford Palo Alto Playing Field, Capital Improvement Project PG-13001)

12. Approval of a Contract With California Land Management Corporation in the Amount of $127,434 for the First Year of Service for Park Ranger Patrol Services in Palo Alto’s Urban Parks, Byxbee Park and Baylands Nature Preserve

13. Approval of Blanket Purchase Order With Hill Brothers Chemical Company in an Amount not to Exceed $536,461 for the Purchase of Bulk Magnesium Hydroxide for the Water Quality Control Plan and Approval of Two One Year Extensions

14, Authorization to Amend the Legal Services Agreement With the Law Offices of Renne Sloan Holtzman & Sakai LLP to add $45,000 for a Total Not to Exceed Amount of $95,000 for Litigation Defense Services

15. Request for Pre-Screening of a Proposed Hotel Development at 744-750 San Antonio Road (to be Scheduled for December 7, 2015)

16. Approval of a Contract With Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board in the Amount of $89,490 for 2016 Caltrain Go Pass Program

17. Approval of Amendment Number Four to Contract Number S1314954 to add $120,000 for a Total Amount not to Exceed $336,000 and Amendment Number Two to Contract Number S15155809 to add $25,000 for a Total Amount not to Exceed $50,000 With Renne Sloan Holtzman & Sakai LLP Public Law Group for Labor Negotiations Services and to Extend Both Contract Terms to June 30, 2016

18. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Establishing a Single Story Overlay District for 83 Homes Within the Los Arboles Tract by Amending the Zoning Map to Rezone the Area From R-1 Single Family Residential and R-1 (7,000) to R-1(S) and R-1(7,000)(S) Single Family Residential With Single Story Overlay. Environmental Assessment: Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act per Section 15305 (FIRST READING: November 9, 2015 PASSED 9-0)

 

 

Action Items

20. Approval of Staff’s Plan to Simultaneously Pursue Response to Council’s Motion on Fiber-to-the-Premises Master Plan and Wireless Network Plan and Continuation of Negotiations With Google Fiber, AT&T; Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute Amendments to two Contracts With Columbia Telecommunications Corporation dba CTC Technology & Energy Extending Each Contract Term Through June 30, 2016 and Increasing Compensation Under: (1) Contract Number C15152568 by $94,490 for a Total not to Exceed Amount of $226,140; and (2) Contract Number C15152569 by $58,850 for a Total not to Exceed Amount of $203,794; Approval of a Temporary Fiber and Wireless Senior Program Manager Position for Three Years at $228,000/Year; and Aoption of a Related Budget Amendment Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2016 to Provide Appropriation in the Amount of $172,850

 

 

21. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of an Ordinance Establishing a Single Story Overlay District for 72 Homes Within the Greer Park Tract Number 796, by amending the Zoning Map to Re-Zone the Area From R-1 Single Family Residential to R-1(S) Single Family Residential with Single Story Overlay. Environmental Assessment: Exempt From the California Environmental Quality Act Per Section 15305. The Planning and Transportation Commission Recommended Rezoning Only the 47 Parcels With Frontage on Metro Circle and Moffet Circle

 

 

Closed Session

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designees pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Molly Stump, Suzanne Mason, Kathy Shen, Dania Torres Wong, Alison Hauk)

Employee Organizations: Palo Alto Police Officers Association (PAPOA); Palo Alto Police Mangers’ Association (PAPMA; Palo Alto Fire Chiefs’ Association (FCA); International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 1319; Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Local 521; Management, Professional and Confidential Employees; Utilities Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA)

Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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