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PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL:
2014 On-Demand Webcast Archives





February 3, 2014

A. CALL TO ORDER/SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY

1. Introduction of Nuria Fernandez, General Manager, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency (VTA)


B. SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY/CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

2. Proclamation of the Council Proclaiming the City of Palo Alto as Open [Data] by Default


C. COUNCIL MEMBER QUESTIONS, COMMENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS/ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

D. CONSENT CALENDAR
Consent Calendar:
3. Finance Committee Recommendation that Council Adopt a Resolution Increasing the Palo Alto Clean Local Accessible Now (CLEAN) Program Cap to 3 Megawatts of Generating Capacity

4. Finance Committee Recommendation that the City Council Adopt a Resolution to 1) Terminate the CityŐs Natural Gas Direct Access Program by Repealing Gas Rate Schedule G-4; 2) Eliminate Fixed and Custom Gas Commodity Rates for Large Commercial Customers by Repealing Gas Rate Schedules G-11 and G-12; and 3) Effect the Changes by Amending Gas Rate Schedules G-3 and G-8 and Utility Rules and Regulations 2, 3, 5 and 13

5. Finance Committee Recommends Approval to Issue the Request for Proposals and Undertake a Procurement Process for Street Sweeping Contractor Services

6. Appeal of Director's Approval of a Sign Exception for a Wall sign at the Tesla Motors Dealership at 4180 El Camino Real

7. Approval of Amendment Number One with CoalFire Systems Inc., for Contract Number S14150215 in the Amount of $3700, and 20 Percent Contingency


E. ACTION ITEMS

8. Our Palo Alto: A Community Conversation About Our CityŐs Future. Staff Requests Council Input and Endorsement of a Three-Part Strategy To Engage Residents in a Community Conversation About the Future Of Our City. The Strategy Would Include (a) A Series Of Conversations and Events Focused On Ideas, Dialogue and Building Community (b) Near Term Actions Aimed at Addressing TodayŐs Critical Issues; and (c) Community Engagement Effort Aimed at the Design Of Alternative Futures Through the Comprehensive Plan Update Planning Process


F. ACTION ITEMS

9. Planned Community (PC) Zoning Time-Out & Reform. Staff Recommends Adoption of a Motion: (a) Expressing the CouncilŐs Intent to Defer Requests for Rezoning to the Planned Community (PC) Zoning District Until the Process and Requirements Regulating the PC Zone in Chapter 18.38 of the Municipal Code are Revised, and (b) Directing Staff to Return to the Council with an Analysis of Potential Revisions and Alternatives to the PC Zone for Public Input and Discussion


G. ACTION ITEMS/ADJOURNMENT

10. Public Hearing: Approval of the Record of Land Use Action for a Site and Design Review Application and Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance for the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course Reconfiguration Project, Adoption of a Resolution Certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report and Adopting a Statement of Overriding Considerations for the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course Reconfiguration and Baylands Athletic Center Expansion Project, and Review of the Status of the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course Reconfiguration Project, Capital Improvement Program Project PG-13003



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