City Council

June 13th, 2016


Call to Order

Closed Session

City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his Designees
Pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene,
Molly Stump, Suzanne Mason, Rumi Portillo, Dania Torres Wong,
Allyson Hauk)

Employee Organizations: Palo Alto Fire Chiefs’ Association (FCA);
Management, Professional and Confidential Employees; Utilities
Management and Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA)

Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)



Special Orders of the Day

2. Proclamation to Honor Paula Kirkeby for her Contributions to the Community



Agenda Changes, Additions and Deletions

City Manager Comments



Oral Communications

Minutes Approval

3. Approval of Action Minutes for the May 23 and 31, 2016 Council Meetings

Consent Calendar

4. Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto and ENGEO Incorporated, for a Hydrologic and Hydraulic Study of Buckeye Creek in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $104,998

5. Approve and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract With Nova Partners, Inc., in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $4,200,471 to Perform Program Management Services in Support of Nine Infrastructure Plan Projects Including the Public Safety Building

6. Adoption of Fiscal Year 2017 Investment Policy

7. Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to Sign a Letter Commenting on the City of East Palo Alto’s General Plan Update and Draft Environmental Impact Report

8. Authorize the City Manager or his Designee to Execute the Amended Indemnity Agreement With Santa Clara Stadium Authority to Allow Provision of Requested Law Enforcement Services to Levi’s Stadium



Action Items

9. PUBLIC HEARING & PROPOSITION 218 HEARING: Adoption of Budget Amendment for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, Including Adoption of Operating & Capital Budgets and Municipal Fee Schedule; Adoption of the Following Resolutions: Adopting a Dark Fiber Rate Increase of 3.2 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules EDF-1 & EDF-2; Approving the FY 2017 Electric Financial Plan and Amending the Electric Utility Reserves Management Practices; Adopting an Electric Rate Increase of 11 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules E-1, E-2, E-2-G, E-4, E-4-G, E-4 TOU, E-7, E-7-G, E-7 TOU, E-14, & E-16 & Repealing Utility Rate Schedules E-18 & E-18-G; Approving the FY 2017 Gas Utility Financial Plan; Adopting a Gas Rate Increase of 8 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules G-1, G-1-G, G-2, G-2-G, G-3, G-3-G, G-10, & G-10-G; Adopting Refuse Rate Changes Including a 7 Percent Decrease and Up to a 9 Percent Increase and Amending Utility Rate Schedule R-1, and Consolidating Utility Rate Schedules R-2 & R-3 Into a new Utility Rate Schedule Designated R-C; Amending Utility Rate Schedule D-1 to Increase Storm Drain Rates 3.2
Percent per Month per Equivalent Residential Unit for FY 2017; Approving the FY 2017 Wastewater Collection Utility Financial Plan; Adopting a Wastewater Collection Fee Increase of 9 Percent & Amending Utility Rate Schedules S-1, S-6, and S-7; Approving the FY 2017 Water Utility Financial Plan; Adopting a Water Rate Increase of 6 Percent and Amending Utility Rate Schedules W-1, W-2, W-3, W-4, & W-7; Amending Salary Schedules for the Utilities Management
Professional Association of Palo Alto (UMPAPA), the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)



10. Approval of Funding Agreement With the Palo Alto Transportation Management Association (PATMA) and Silicon Valley Community Foundation in the Amount of $100,000 for Fiscal Year 2017 for Pilot Programs and Discussion of the PATMA Draft Strategic Plan

Inter-Governmental Legislative Affairs

Council Member Questions, Comments and Announcements