City Council

May 16th, 2016


Call to Order

Study Session

1. Prescreening of a Proposed District Map Amendment (“Rezone”) From Planned Community (PC) Zoning District to Downtown Commercial (CD-C (P)) Zoning District at 550 Hamilton Avenue



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications

Minutes Approval

2. Approval of Action Minutes for the May 2, 2016 Council Meeting

Consent Calendar

3. Staff Recommendation That the City Council Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase a Portion of the City’s Natural Gas Requirements From Certain Prequalified Natural Gas Suppliers Under Specified Terms and Conditions During Calendar Years 2016 Through 2022, Inclusive, With a $100 Million Maximum Aggregate Transaction Limit; and Adopt an Ordinance Repealing Ordinance Number 4936, the Council’s Prior Authorization for Natural Gas Purchases

4. Approval of a Contract With O’Grady Paving, Inc. for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $3,980,143 for the FY 2016 Asphalt Paving, Capital Improvements Program Project PE-86070

5. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to File an Application for 2016/2017 Transportation Development Act Funds in the Amount of $203,463 for Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

6. Approval of Advanced Water Purification System Feasibility Contract With MNS Engineers, Inc./GHD, Inc. for a Total Amount Not-to-Exceed $325,875, for Partner Funding Agreements With the Santa Clara Valley Water District and City of Mountain View, and a Budget Amendment in the Wastewater Treatment Fund

7. Approval of a Contract Amendment With SoftwareOne, Inc., (Formerly CompuCom Systems, Inc.,) in the Amount of $179,028 for Annual Microsoft Licensing True-Up, $39,119 for Additional Office 365 Licenses and $17,903 for a Contract Contingency – Contract Number C12144913

8. Approval of a Vehicle Lease and Purchase Option With Altec Capital in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $602,847 for two Model Year 2017 Articulating Aerial Device Bucket Trucks and Approval of Budget Amendments in the Electric Fund and Vehicle Equipment and Replacement Fund

9. Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract Number C14150694 in the Amount of $1,019,123 With Mark Thomas & Company for Final Design Services for the Charleston/Arastradero Corridor Project, Capital Improvements Program Project (PE-13011), and Approve a Budget Amendments in the Capital Fund and Developer Impact Fee Fund

10. Preliminary Approval of the Report of the Advisory Board for Fiscal Year 2016 in Connection With the Palo Alto Downtown Business Improvement District and Adoption of a Resolution Declaring its Intention to Levy an Assessment Against Businesses Within the Downtown Palo Alto Business Improvement District for Fiscal Year 2017 and Setting a Time and Place for a Public Hearing on June 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM or Thereafter, in the City Council Chambers



Action Items

11. PUBLIC HEARING: Staff and the Utilities Advisory Commission Recommendation That the City Council Adopt a Resolution Approving the 2015 Urban Water Management Plan and Adopt an Ordinance Amending Municipal Code Sections 12.32.010 (Water Use Restrictions) and 12.32.020 (Enforcement)



12. Direction on the Fifth Scenario Proposed for Analysis in the Comprehensive Plan Update Environmental Impact Report (EIR), Approval of Amendment Number 5 to Placeworks Contract Number C08125506 for the Analysis, and Approval of a Related Budget Appropriation

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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