< Back to homepage

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL:
2014 On-Demand Webcast Archives





April 21st, 2014

A. CALL TO ORDER/CLOSED SESSION/STUDY SESSION

Closed Session:

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORSCity Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designeespursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Pamela Antil, Lalo Perez, Melissa Tronquet, Joe Saccio, Molly Stump, Walter Rossman, Nancy Nagel, Dennis Burns, Mark Gregerson, Kathryn Shen, Dania Torres Wong)Employee Organization: Palo Alto Police Officers Association (PAPOA)Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)

2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORSCity Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designees pursuant to Merit System Rules and (James Keene, Pamela Antil,Lalo Perez, Joe Saccio, Kathryn Shen, Dania Torres Wong, Eric Nickel,Geo Blackshire, Catherine Capriles, Amber Cameron, Melissa Tronquet,Mark Gregerson, Nancy Nagel, Molly Stump, Walter Rossman)Employee Organization: International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 1319Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)


Study Session:

3. Update of the Climate Protection Plan


B. SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY

4. Resolution of the Council Expressing Appreciation to Eduardo Martinez for His Service as Planning and Transportation Commissioner

5. Selection of Candidates to Interview for Two Unexpired Terms (Martinez- October 31, 2017, and Panelli- October 31, 2016) on the Planning and Transportation Commission

6. Appointment of Candidates to the Human Relations Commission, Library Advisory Commission, and Public Art Commission


C. AGENDA CHANGES/CITY MANAGER COMMENTS/ORAL COMMUNICATIONS/MINUTES APPROVAL/CONSENT CALENDAR

Minutes Approval: February 24, 2014

Consent Calendar:

7. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation of Approval of the Updated Guidelines, Procedures and Selection Processes for the City of Palo Alto Cubberley Artists Studio Program (CASP, formerly the Cubberley Visual Artists Studio Program) in Preparation for the Spring Release of a new Application and Selection Process

8. Finance Committee Recommendation that the City Council Adopt a Resolution Establishing a Local Solar Plan to Provide Four Percent of the City's Total Energy Needs by 2023

9. Preliminary Approval of the Report of the Advisory Board for Fiscal Year 2015 in Connection with the Palo Alto Downtown Business Improvement District and Adoption of Resolution Declaring its Intention to Levy an Assessment Against Businesses within the Downtown Palo Alto Business Improvement District for Fiscal Year 2015 and Setting a Time and Place for a Public Hearing on May 12, at 7:00 PM or Thereafter, in the City Council Chambers

10. Finance Committee Recommendation that the City Council Adopt a Resolution Refunding Accumulated Net Revenue from the Suspended Full Needs Portion of the PaloAltoGreen Program to Program Participants

11. Finance Committee Recommendation that the City Council Adopt a Resolution Establishing the PaloAltoGreen Gas Program Using Certified Environmental Offsets and Approving Three New Rate Schedules: Residential Green Gas Service (G-1-G), Residential Master-Metered and Commercial Green Gas Service (G-2-G), and Large Commercial Green Gas Service (G-3-G)

12. Approval of Stanford University Medical Center Annual Report and Compliance with the Development Agreement

13. Adoption of a Resolution Summarily Vacating Public Easements Which have been Relocated at 888 Boyce Avenue


D. ACTION ITEMS

14. Council Review and Direction on the P&TC Recommended Draft California Avenue Area Concept Plan and Authorization to Submit an Application for the Valley Transportation Agency Priority Development Area Planning Grant Program for the Preparation of a Master Plan for the Fry's property, as Identified in the Concept Plan


E. ACTION ITEMS

Public Hearing:

15. Council Adoption of an Ordinance Modifying: (1) Chapter 18.16 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) to: (a) Address Sidewalk Width and Building Setbacks (Setback and "build-to" Line Standards, and Context Based Design Criteria) Along El Camino Real, and (b) Reduce the Allowable Floor Area Ratio on CN Zoned Sites Where Dwelling Units are Permitted at 20 Units Per Acre; and (2) PAMC Chapter 18.04 to Adjust the Definition of Lot Area and Add a Definition for "Effective Sidewalk". Environmental Assessment: Exempt from the provisions of CEQA per section 15305 (Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations) (STAFF REQUESTS ITEM BE CONTINUED TO APRIL 29, 2014)


F. INTER-GOVERNMENTAL LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS DISCUSSION AND ACTION

16. Adoption of a Resolution in Support of Measure AA (Midpeninsula Regional Open Space Bond)


G. INTER-GOVERNMENTAL LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS DISCUSSION AND ACTION

17. Discussion and Approval of Caltrain Draft Environmental Impact Report Comment Letter


H. INTER-GOVERNMENTAL LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS DISCUSSION AND ACTION/ADJOURNMENT

18. Discussion and Direction to Staff on Additional Action the City Should Take on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Proposed Changes to the Regional Measure 2 Program Specifically Related to Dumbarton Rail Funding



BACK TO SCHEDULE

How to View the Webcast

You will need QuickTime to view the video or listen to the audio of the meeting. You may download a free version of the player by clicking on the image below.
Download QuickTime


Troubleshooting

Having some problems experiencing the webcasts?
Please read our
Troubleshooting FAQ
section for help details.


Feedback About the Webcast

Please let us know about your experiences (both good and bad) with thewebcast by emailing us