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PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL:
2013 On-Demand Webcast Archives





AUGUST 5th, 2013

A. CALL TO ORDER/CLOSED SESSION/ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designeespursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Pamela Antil, Lalo Perez, David Ramberg, Joe Saccio, Kathryn Shen, Sandra Blanch, Dania Torres Wong, Val Fong, Marcie Scott, Brenna Rowe, Molly Stump) Employee Organization: Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Local 521 Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)
City Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designeespursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Pamela Antil, Lalo Perez, David Ramberg, Joe Saccio, Kathryn Shen, Sandra Blanch, Dania Torres Wong, Val Fong, Marcie Scott, Brenna Rowe, Molly Stump) Unrepresented Employee Group: Management, Professional and Confidential Employees Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)

2. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY -- EXISTING LITIGATION Subject: Coalition for Safe and Sensible Zoning v. City of Palo Alto, et al. Santa Clara County Superior Court Subject Authority: Government Code section 54956.9

3. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY -- EXISTING LITIGATIONSubject: California Capital Insurance Company v. City of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County Superior Court, Case No. 112-CV-218176 Subject Authority: Government Code section 54956.9


B. AGENDA CHANGES, ADDITIONS, AND DELETIONS/CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

C. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

D. APPROVAL OF MINUTES/CONSENT CALENDAR

Approval of Minutes:
May 6, 2013
May 13, 2013
May 20, 2013
June 3, 2013


Consent Calendar:
4. Approval of Contract Amendment One to Contract S13149754 with Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP Public Law Group in the amount of $60,000 for a total contract amount of $90,000 and the extension of the contract until June 30, 2014

5. Utilities Advisory Commission Recommendation that Council ApproveChanges to the Performance Measures and Strategic Initiatives in the 2011 Utilities Strategic Plan

6. Adoption of Resolution Establishing Fiscal Year 2013-14 Secured and Unsecured Property Tax Levy for the City of Palo Alto’s General Obligation Bond Indebtedness (Measure N)

7. Approval of Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Submit a Grant Application to, and Accept on Behalf of the City of Palo Alto, a Grant of Funds Made by the County of Santa Clara for the Purpose of Emergency Management, Preparation, and Training

8. Adoption of an Ordinance Adding Chapter 2.06 to Title 2 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Restrict the Use of the City Seal and Other CityLogos

9. Adoption of an Ordinance Authorizing Electronic Signatures on Documents Used and Accepted by the City of Palo Alto

10. Submittal of Mitchell Park Library and Community Center Bi-Monthly Construction Contract Report

11. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Filing of an Application for Federal Surface Transportation Program (STP) Funding and Committing the Necessary Non-Federal Match and Stating the Assurance to Complete the Project for Street Resurfacing Project

12. Adoption of a Resolution Allowing the Implementation of a One-Year Trial No Overnight Parking (2AM-5AM) Program on Streets within the Crescent Park Neighborhood

13. Adoption of Resolution Authorizing the Filing of an Application for the Federal One Bay Area Grant (OBAG) Funding for the Adobe Creek/ Highway 101 Bridge Project and Committing the Necessary Non-Federal Match and Stating the Assurance to Complete the Project

14. Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the Filing of an Application for Federal Vehicle Emissions Reductions Based At Schools (VERBS) Funding for the Arastradero Road Schoolscape – Multiuse Trail and Committing the Necessary Non-Federal Match and Stating the Assurance to Complete the Project

15. Approval of a Contract Amendment with Baker & Taylor in the Amount of $390,000 to Purchase Library Materials for the City Library System


E. ACTION ITEMS

16. Public Hearing: Adoption of a Resolution Confirming Weed Abatement Report and Ordering Cost of Abatement to be a Special Assessment on the Respective Properties Described Therein


F. ACTION ITEMS

17. Public Hearing: Approval of Ordinance Adding Section 9.06.010 to the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Prohibit Human Habitation of Vehicles


G. COUNCIL MEMBER QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, AND ANNOUNCEMENTS/ADJOURNMENT


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