City Council

September 5th, 2023


Call to Order

This meeting will be called to order in honor of National Wildlife Day and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Special Orders of the Day

  1. Interviews for the Architectural Review Board.

Attachment A – ARB All Applications Redacted

Item 1 Revised Interview Schedule



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions



Public Comment




Consent Calendar

2. Approval of Minutes from August 14, 2023 Meeting

3. Approval of Revocable Non-Exclusive License for use of a portion of the former Los Altos Treatment Plant (LATP) located at 1237 San Antonio Road by GreenWaste of Palo Alto.

Item Removed Off Agenda

4. Approval of First Amendment to Tenant Work Letter for the Roth Building at 300 Homer Avenue between the City of Palo Alto and the Palo Alto History Museum; CEQA Status–Not a Project.

5. Approval of Amended and Restated Purchase Order Number 4522000178 with Interstate Truck Center, to Increase the Purchase Order Amount by $96,767 for a New Not-to-Exceed Amount of $487,768, Which Includes a 5% Contingency in the Amount of $23,227 for Unforeseen Price Increases, for the Purchase of a 2024 Peterbilt 537 with a Western Truck Fab Service Body; CEQA status – exempt under CEQA Guidelines, Section 15061.

6. Approval of a Donation of $25,000 From the City Council Contingency Account to Support Maui Wildfire Relief and Recovery. Q&A



City Manager Comments




Action Items

7. Quasi-Judicial/Legislative. 3200 Park Boulevard/340 Portage [22PLN-00287 and 22PLN-00288]: Adoption of a Resolution Certifying an EIR, Adopting Findings of Overriding Considerations, and Adopting a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; Approval of Applicant’s Request for a Development Agreement, Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Rezoning to Planned Community Zones, and a Vesting Tentative Map with Exceptions to the Private Street Width to Allow Redevelopment of a 14.65-acre site at 200-404 Portage Avenue, 3040-3250 Park Boulevard, 3201-3225 Ash Street and 278 Lambert. Environmental Assessment: A Draft EIR for the 200 Portage Townhome Development Project was Circulated September 16, 2022 through November 15, 2022. A Revised Final EIR was Made Available for Public Review on June 2, 2023. The Proposed Development Agreement and Associated Actions is Evaluated as Alternative 3 in the Draft EIR. For More Information Contact the Project Planner, Claire Raybould at

Public Comments

Staff Presentation

Applicant Presentation