City Council


December 11th, 2023

 

Call to Order

Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

Public Comment

 

 

COUNCIL MEMBER QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

Consent Calendar

  1. Approval of Minutes from November 27, 2023 Meeting

2. Regional Water Quality Control Plant Joint Intercepting Sewer Rehabilitation Project Phase 1: Approval of Construction Contract, Construction Management Contract Amendment, and Addendum 12 to the Mountain View, Los Altos, and Palo Alto Agreement on Project Funding; CEQA status – Exempt under CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 (Repairs to Existing Facilities).

3. Approval of Contract Amendment Number 1 to Contract C23187506 with Momentum for Health to Extend Term by Eight (8) Months at No Additional Cost to the City, Revise the Not-to-Exceed Amount Down by $68,294 to $1,931,706 and Compensation Language, Provide Quarterly Invoicing, and Revise the Schedule of Rates; CEQA Status – Not a Project.

4. Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Chapters 4.10 (Licenses Obtained by Application to Chief of Police), 4.30 (Soliciting Funds), and Chapter 4.32 (Soliciting Information for Commercial Purposes); and Adding Chapter 4.12 to Title 4 (Business Licenses and Regulations) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Comply With Updates to the Law, Including 2018 Senate Bill 946 (Sidewalk Vendors). CEQA status – categorically exempt.

5. Adoption of an Urgency Ordinance and an Interim Ordinance That Allows the Director of Planning and Development Services to Extend Planning Entitlements for Housing Development Projects up to an Additional 18 Months. Environmental Review: Exempt from CEQA in Accordance with CEQA Guidelines 15061(b)(3).

Public Comments

6. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Implementing Program 1.1A and 1.1B of the Housing Element, Including: 1) New Chapter 18.14: Housing Incentives, and 2) Modifications to Base Zoning Districts Throughout Title 18. Adoption of a Resolution Making Corresponding Changes to the Land Use and Design Element of the Comprehensive Plan. (FIRST READING: November 13, 2023 PASSED 5-1-1, Kou no, Veenker recused and PASSED 6-1, Kou no).

 

 

City Manager Comments

Presentation

 

 

Action Items

7. LEGISLATIVE: Adopt Ordinances Amending Planned Community Ordinance 2343 for 2901-2905 Middlefield Road and Establishing a Separate Planned Community Zoning Designation for 702 Ellsworth Place to Enable the Development of a new Single-Story, Single-Family Residence. CEQA Status — Categorically Exempt Under CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3), 15301, and 15303 (Continued from September 18 and November 6, 2023).

Item 7 Public Comments Received November 6, 2023

Item 7 Public Comments Received December 11, 2023

Staff Presentation

Item 7 Applicant Presentation Handa Developers Group

Item 7 Applicant Presentation Ken Hayes

 

 

9. Adopt a Resolution Establishing the Council Annual Calendar of Meetings, Breaks and Council Events for the Calendar Year 2024.

2024 City Council Calendar

 

 

7. LEGISLATIVE: Adopt Ordinances Amending Planned Community Ordinance 2343 for 2901-2905 Middlefield Road and Establishing a Separate Planned Community Zoning Designation for 702 Ellsworth Place to Enable the Development of a new Single-Story, Single-Family Residence. CEQA Status — Categorically Exempt Under CEQA Guidelines Sections 15061(b)(3), 15301, and 15303 (Continued from September 18 and November 6, 2023). – CONTINUED

Item 7 Public Comments Received November 6, 2023

Item 7 Public Comments Received December 11, 2023

Staff Presentation

Item 7 Applicant Presentation Handa Developers Group

Item 7 Applicant Presentation Ken Hayes

 

 

8. Direction to Pursue Development of New Parking and Refined Proposals for Housing in the University Avenue Downtown and Development Goals for Housing Investment. CEQA Status – Not a Project.

MidPen Presentation

Staff Presentation

Public Comments

 

 

10. Approval of Amendments to the Employment Agreements between the City of Palo Alto and Council Appointed Officers, specifically the City Manager, and City Attorney and Adoption of Amended Resolution Amending Appointment Term for Interim City Clerk through March 31, 2024 and salary adjustment. CEQA Status – Not a Project.

Adjournment