Policy & Services Committee

May 23rd, 2017


Call to Order

Oral Communications



Action Items

1.  Discuss the Topic of Aircraft Noise, Review Federal Legislative Updates and Recommend That City Council Reaffirm City’s Positions to Reduce Aircraft Noise and Make Other Recommendations as Needed to Advance City’s Goals to Reduce Aircraft Noise Over the Skies of Palo Alto.




2.  Staff and Utilities Advisory Commission Recommendation That the Policy and Services Committee Make a Recommendation That Council Recommend: (1) Option 2 for the Municipal Fiber-to-the-Node Network (FTTN) for Fiber and Broadband Expansion; and (2) Expand Wi-Fi to Unserved City Facilities and Discontinue Consideration of City-Provided Wi-Fi in Commercial Areas.


3.  Recreational and Medical Marijuana: Review and Discussion of State Law Developments and Input to Staff on Next Steps, Including Possible Ordinance Adopting Local Regulations Regarding Commercial Marijuana Activity, Outdoor Cultivation, and Marijuana Dispensaries. This Action is Exempt Under Section 15061(b)(3) of the California Environmental Quality Act.




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