City Council

February 29th, 2016


Call to Order

Study Session

1. Finance Committee Recommends the City Council Review the Assessment Results of the Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP) Needs; Review Recommendation to Plan for the Acquisition of a new Integrated Government-Oriented ERP System and Separate Provisioning of Utilities Billing Systems



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications

Consent Calendar

2. Approval and Acceptance of Palo Alto Fire Department Quarterly Performance Report for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2016

3. Approval of a Professional Services Contract With Plante & Moran, PLLC in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $359,925 for Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP) and Utility Billing Planning and System Selection

4. Approval of the Acceptance and Expenditure of Citizens Options for Public Safety (COPS) Funds for Various Law Enforcement Equipment and Approval of a Budget Amendment in the Amount of $104,621 for the Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund

5. Authorization to Apply for “Art Works” Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts for Temporary art at Cubberley Community Center

6. Approval of a Contract With Breneman Inc. in the Amount Not-to-Exceed $250,000 for the Bowden Park Improvements Capital Project PE-13008

7. Finance Committee Recommends Approval of Amendment to Table of Organization by Adding 1.0 Management Analyst in the Development Services Department



Action Items

8. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of Two Ordinances: 1) Ordinance Amending the Palo Alto Municipal Code Regulations Related to Hazardous Materials use, Storage and Handling in the Office, Research and Manufacturing Zoning Districts and Nonconforming Uses and Facilities; and 2) Ordinance Regarding Amortization of Nonconforming Uses at Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) Located at 607-811 Hansen Way. Amendments to the Municipal Code Affect the Following Sections and can be Reviewed at the Planning Department’s Offices During Regular Business Hours at 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, 5th Floor: a. Chapter 18.04 (Definitions) Section 18.04.030 (66) (A) and (B) and (127.7); b. Chapter 18.20 Office, Research, and Manufacturing [MOR, ROLM, RP and GM] Section 18.20.030 (Land Uses) Table 1 (Industrial/Manufacturing District Land Uses); Section 18.20.040 Subsections (b) and (c); and Section 18.20.050 (Performance Criteria) c. Chapter 18.23 (Performance Criteria for
Multiple Family, Commercial, Manufacturing and Planned Community Districts) Section 18.23.100 (Hazardous Materials) Subsection (B) d. Chapter 18.70 (Nonconforming Uses and Noncomplying Facilities) Sections 18.70.020 Through 18.70.100, Including Section 18.70.070
(Nonconforming Use – Required Termination) e. Chapter 17.16 (Hazardous Materials Management Plan) Sections 17.16.010 (Hazardous Materials Management Plan) and 17.16.025
(Supplemental Requirements for Emergency Response Plans) and f. Chapter 17.20 (Hazardous Materials Inventory) Section 17.20.020 (Information required). Environmental Assessment: As a Regulatory Action That Would Modify the List of Permitted Uses in Industrial Zones
to Protect the Health and Life Safety of Palo Alto Residents, the Proposed Ordinances are Categorically Exempt From Review Under Section 15308 (Class 8, Actions for Protection of the Environment) of the State Guidelines for the California Environmental Quality Act

Hazardous Materials Ordinance



9. Agreement With Empowerment Institute on Cool Block Small Pilot Program (Continued From February 1, 2016)

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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