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2014 On-Demand Webcast Archives

June 2nd, 2014


Closed Session:

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

2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORSCity Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designees pursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene, Lalo Perez, Melissa Tronquet, Joe Saccio, Molly Stump, Walter Rossmann, 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)



3. Finance Committee Recommendation to Adopt a Resolution Approving a Power Purchase Agreement with 65HK 8me LLC for up to 60,000 Megawatt-hours Per Year of Energy Over 34 Years for a Total Not to Exceed Amount of $130 Million

4. Approval of Two Agreements: (a) Agreement with the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and its Member Agencies for Funding of Construction of the San Francisquito Creek Flood Reduction, Ecosystem Restoration, and Recreation Project, San Francisco Bay to Highway 101, and (b) Memorandum of Understanding between the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority and the City of Palo Alto Concerning the Mitigation of Impacts to the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course Due To The San Francisquito Creek Flood Reduction, Ecosystem Restoration, and Recreation Project, San Francisco Bay to Highway 101; and Adoption of a Resolution Making Findings of Fact and Adopting a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program in Accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act in the Context of Approval of the Construction Funding Agreement of the San Francisquito Creek Flood Reduction, Ecosystem Restoration, and Recreation Project, San Francisco Bay to Highway 101

5. Recommendation for Council Approval to Amend the Current Regional Animal Care and Control Services Contracts with the City of Los Altos and Town of Los Altos Hills, and to Extend Term For Five Additional Years

6. Adoption of a Resolution Approving a Power Management and Administrative Services Agreement, Amended and Restated Facilities Agreement, Amended and Restated Scheduling Coordination Program Agreement and the Second Amended and Restated Pooling Agreement with the Northern California Power Agency (NCPA)

7. Council Review of an Appealed Architectural Review Approval of the Demolition of Approximately 290,220 s.f. of Existing R&D/Office Space and Construction of 180 Dwelling Units which Includes 68 Detached Single-Family Units and 112 Multi-Family Units Located at 1451-1601 California Avenue, as part of the 2005 Mayfield Development Agreement. Environmental Assessment: City of Palo Alto/Stanford Development Agreement and Lease Project Environmental Impact Report (State Clearinghouse No. 2003082103) (STAFF REQUESTS THIS ITEM BE CONTINUED TO JUNE 9, 2014)

8. Adoption of a Resolution Approving the City's Participation in the Santa Clara County Home Consortium ("SCCHC") for Purposes of Securing Federal Home Funding for affordable housing.

9. Policy and Services Committee Recommendation to the City Council Approval of the Expenditure of up to $84,000 for FY2015 for Teen Programs Using Net Revenue Collected from 455 Bryant Street Rent

10. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Approving the Use of Online or Electronic Filing of Campaign Statements (First Reading May 12, 2014, PASSED 9-0)

11. Council Adoption of a Resolution Determining Zero Property Tax Exchange on the Annexation of Lands of Bower and Shaw at 830 Los Trancos Road to the West Bay Sanitary District

12. Adoption of a Resolution Calling a General Municipal Election - Tuesday, November 4, 2014

13. Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance Adopting a Plan of Improvements for the Magical Bridge Playground Project at Mitchell Park

14. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending the Municipal Code to Change the Regular Meeting Start Time from 7:00pm to 6:00pm; Amend the CouncilŐs Procedures to Reflect the 6:00pm Meeting Start Time

15. Approval of Funding of $50,000 Per Year for Years Two Through Five, for a Total Amount Not-To-Exceed $250,000 for Contract Number S13147834 with the Fire Safe Council for Stewardship Services to Fulfill the Treatment Work Indicated in the Foothills Fire Management Plan

16. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. C09127935 in the Amount of $543,744 With Utility Tree Service Inc. for Power Line Clearing Services for a Total Contract Compensation of Not-to-Exceed $6,646,774

17. Approval of Sister City Reaffirmation Agreement with Oaxaca, Mexico


18. Public Hearing - 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) (THIS ITEM WAS CONTINUED BY COUNCIL MOTION ON APRIL 21, 2014 TO JUNE 2, 2014)


19. Approval of Letter Regarding Santa Clara County Transportation Project Sales Tax Increase

20. Council Direction to Staff on Potential Housing Site for Inclusion in the 2015-2023 Housing Element Update and on Submittal of an Administrative Draft for the State's Initial Review


21. Review and Approval of the Revised Draft Infrastructure Project Funding Proposal, Preliminary Approval of the Transient Occupancy Tax Ballot Language, and Authorization to do Final Polling on the Transient Occupancy Tax and Utilities User Tax Modernization Measures


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