City Council

April 25th, 2016


Call to Order

Closed Session

Significant Exposure to Litigation Under Section 54956.9(d)(2)
(One Potential Case, as Defendant) – Palo Alto-Stanford Fire
Protection Agreement



Study Session

1. Receive and Review the Report on the Mid-Peninsula Bicycle Sharing System Study



Special Orders of the Day

2. Building Safety Month Proclamation



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments

Oral Communications

Minutes Approval

3. Approval of Action Minutes for the April 11, 2016 Council Meeting

Consent Calendar

4. Approval of an Amendment to Contract Number C1415788 With Finite Matters to Increase the Contract Term by Three Years and $142,225 for a Total Amount Not-to-Exceed of $363,555 for Budget Publishing Software Services and Support

5. Approval of Amendment Number 4 to Contract Number C13148075 in the Amount of $117,000 With West Coast Arborists Inc., for Tree Pruning and Removal Services for a Total Contract Compensation Not-to-Exceed $1,349,410

6. Request for Authorization to Amend two Legal Services Agreements With the Law Firm of Rankin Stock & Heaberlin: (1) for Litigation Defense in the Matter of Harney v. City of Palo Alto Police Department, Increase Compensation by $60,000 for a Total Contract Not-to-Exceed Amount of $90,000; and (2) for Litigation Defense in Multiple General Litigation Matters, Increase Compensation by $60,000 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $190,000



Action Items

7. Fiscal Year 2017 Proposed Budget Overview



8. Colleagues Memo: Developing City Policy on Acquisition, Use, and Safeguards for Surveillance and Information-gathering Technologies

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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