City Council

August 22nd, 2016


Call to Order

Closed Session

Subject: Written Liability Claim Against the City of Palo Alto by
Gilles Boccon-Gibod (Claim No. C16-0026)
Authority: Government Code Section 54956.9



Special Orders of the Day

2. Proclamation of the City Council Honoring Robert Kelley



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications



Consent Calendar

3. Approval and Authorization of the City Manager to Execute a Contract With Builders Protection, LLC in a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $4,620,000 for Three Years for Water, Gas, Wastewater, Electric, Storm Drain, and Street Resurfacing Construction Inspection Services; and Finding That the Contract’s Approval is not a Project Requiring California Environmental Quality Act Review

4. Adoption of a Resolution Correcting Clerical Errors in two Items Previously Approved as Part of the Palo Alto Clean Local Energy Accessible Now (CLEAN) Program

5. Approval of Contract Number C16163335 With Sierra Traffic Markings, Inc. in the Amount of $850,000 to Provide On-call Traffic Safety Services, Allowing Them to Implement Minor Roadway Improvements in Response to Community Service Requests

6. Approval of a Revenue Agreement With the County of Santa Clara in the Amount of $250,000 Over two Years for Support of Intensive Case Management in Connection With Housing Subsidies to be Provided by the County of Santa Clara for Palo Alto’s Homeless

7. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to City Council for Next Steps in the City’s Neighborhood Engagement Initiative Including: Establishing a Yearly Goal of Three Town Hall Meetings; Updating the Co-Sponsorship Agreement; Adopting a List of Neighborhood Associations; and Amending the Annual Budget to Reduce the General Fund and Increase the General Liabilities Insurance Program Fund by $5,000

8. Approval of Contract Amendment Number 4 With Van Scoyoc Associates Inc. for Federal Legislative Representation to Extend the Contract for Two Years Through July 31, 2018 and add $202,000 for a Total Not-to-Exceed Amount of $606,000

9. Approval of an Amendment to the Existing Joint Powers Authority Agreement With the Silicon Valley Regional Interoperability Authority to Include Participation by the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority

10. Approval for the Consolidation of the Unscheduled Vacancy on the Planning and Transportation Commission With the Fall 2016 Board and Commission Recruitment



Action Items

11. Finance Committee Recommendation That Council Adopt a Resolution Adopting a Net Energy Metering Successor Rate E-EEC-1 (Export Electricity Compensation); Establishing the Net Energy Metering Transition Policy; and Amending Rule and Regulation 2 (Definitions and Abbreviations) and 29 (Net Energy Metering and Interconnection) (Continued From June 27, 2016)



12. Interim Retail Preservation Ordinance: Request for a Waiver at 100 Addison, Discussion Regarding Applicability to Retail and “RetailLike” Uses Which do not Have Required Entitlements, and Discussion Regarding Potential Ordinance Improvements and Next Steps

13. Policy Discussion on Comprehensive Plan Update Environmental Impact Report Scenarios 5 & 6 (Staff requests this item be continued to August 29, 2016)  Memo

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

14. Status Update and Potential City Responses to the Governor’s “By Right” Housing Bill and Pending Bills Addressing Housing Issues

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements


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