City Council


March 21st, 2016

 

Call to Order

Study Session

1. Presentation From Stanford University Representative Regarding a Project Filed With the County of Santa Clara to Reallocate and add New Housing Units

 

 

Special Orders of the Day

2. Community Partner Presentation: Palo Alto Players at the Lucie Stern Community Theatre

 

 

3. Awarding of Certified Fire Cheif Designation to Fire Chief Eric Nickel by the California State Fire Marshall Tonya Hoover

 

 

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

 

 

Oral Communications

Consent Calendar

4. Finance Committee Recommendation to Adopt a Resolution Approving a Power Purchase Agreement With Hecate Energy Palo Alto LLC for up to 75,000 Megawatt-hours per Year of Energy Over a Maximum of 40 Years for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $101 Million

5. Finance Committee Recommendation to Adopt a Resolution Continuing the Palo Alto Clean Local Energy Accessible Now (CLEAN) Program and Decreasing the Contract Rate: (1) for Solar Resources to 8.9c/kWh to 9.0c/kWh, and (2) for Non-Solar Renewable Energy Resources to 8.1c/kWh to 8.2c/kWh; and Amending Associated Program Eligibility Rules and Power Purchase Agreement Accordingly

6. Approval of Amendment One to Contract Number C15157200 With Walker Parking Consultants to add $29,330 for Design of Automatic Parking Guidance Systems (APGS) and Parking Access and Revenue Controls (PARCs); Approval of a Transfer of $29,330 From the University Avenue Parking Permit Fund to PL-15002 and Approval of Budget Amendments for PL-15002 in the Capital Fund and the University Avenue Parking Permit Fund

7. Recommendation Regarding the use of the Remaining Library Bond Funds and De-commissioning the Library Bond Oversight Committee

8. Approval of Amendment One to Contract Number S16155217, Utilities Underground Locating Contract With MDR Utility Locating Sepcialists, Inc. to Increase the Not-to-Exceed Amount by $75,000 Annually to $160,000 per Year, for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $480,000 over Three Years to Provide Utility Locating Services With the Underground Service Alert of Northern/Central California for Identifying and Marking the City of Palo Alto’s Underground Facilities

9. Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Execute a Contract With Public Safety Innovations in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $250,000 to Perform Work Across a Facet of Network, Computer, Data, Radio, and Other Telecommunications Systems That Reside in Vehicles, Portable Platforms, or in Fixed Locations in Support of the Palo Alto Public Safety Team for a Term Through June 30, 2021

10. SECOND READING: Adoption of an 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 (FIRST READING: February 28, 2016 PASSED: 9-0); SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Regarding Amortization of Nonconforming Uses at Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) Located at 607-811 Hansen Way (FIRST READING: February 28, 2016 PASSED: 9-0); and Approval of Related Terms of Agreement Between the City and CPI

 

 

Action Items

13. Discussion of Reallocation and Increase of Housing Units at Stanford University for Graduate Students and Possible Direction to Prepare a Command Letter Regarding the Project to Santa Clara County

 

 

12. Comprehensive Plan Update: Housing Sites and Programs

 

 

11. PUBLIC HEARING: Adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Approval of a Site and Design Review Application for a new Two-Story, 7,500 Square Foot, 50-Foot Tall Building Designed to Handle Sludge De-watering and Truck Load-outs, With Adjacent Stand-by Generator, and a new Outdoor Equipment Area Next to the Existing Incinerator, to be Placed Centrally on the Regional Water Quality Control Plant Site at 2501 Embarcadero Way

12. Comprehensive Plan Update: Housing Sites and Programs

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements

Adjournment

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