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2014 On-Demand Webcast Archives

June 16th, 2014


1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORSCity Designated Representatives: City Manager and his designeespursuant to Merit System Rules and Regulations (James Keene,Lalo Perez, Joe Saccio, Kathryn Shen, Sandra Blanch, Val Fong,Molly Stump)Employee Organization: Utilities Management and ProfessionalAssociation of Palo Alto (UMPAPA)Authority: Government Code Section 54957.6(a)


2. Study Session on the County of Santa Clara Expressway Study Program and Update on the Page Mill Road & I-280 Interchange Project



3. Adoption of Fiscal Year 2015 Investment Policy

4. Approval of a Contract with Tandem Creative, Inc. In The Amount of $90,000 for Graphic Design and Printing for the Quarterly Production of the Enjoy! Catalog Classes and Activities Guide

5. Second Reading: Adoption of a Park Improvement Ordinance for the Magical Bridge Playground (1st Reading: June 2, 2014 PASSED: 9-0)

6. Council Approval of Amendment No. 6 to Agreement No. C1136231 With The Housing Trust Silicon Valley to Provide a Contribution in the Amount of $200,000 from the Residential Housing In-Lieu Fund for Fiscal Year 2013/14 to be Expended Through Fiscal Year 2017/18, Authorize the City Manager to Execute Amendment No. Six with the Housing Trust Silicon Valley, and Adoption of a Budget Amendment Ordinance of $200,000 from the Residential Housing In-Lieu Fund

7. Adoption of a Resolution Approving a Professional Services Agreement between the Northern California Power Agency and the Cities of Alameda, Palo Alto and Santa Clara for Electric Transmission, Generation and Regulatory Consulting Services for a Total Not to Exceed Amount of $166,669 for the One Year Contract Term

8. Recommendation That Council Authorize Approval of the Agreement Between the City of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Unified School District for Shared Funding of Two School Resource Officer Positions

9. Approval of 6 Contract Amendments: (a) Amendment No. 2 to 4Leaf,Inc. Contract C13149364, Increasing Compensation by $1,500,000 to$3,000,000; (b) Amendment No. 2 to Kutzmann & Associates, Inc.Contract C13149368, Increasing Compensation by $363,000 to$726,000; (c) Amendment No. 2 to Interwest Consulting GroupContract C13149365, Increasing Compensation by $50,000 to$150,000; (d) Amendment No. 1 to CSG Consulting ContractC13149366, Increasing Compensation by $50,000 to $100,000; (e)Amendment No. 1 to TRB & Associates Contract C13149369,Increasing Compensation by $50,000 to $100,000; and (f)Amendment No. 1 to West Coast Code Consultants ContractC13149367, Increasing Compensation by $385,000 to $770,000, toRenew Contracts and Amend Scope of Work Each for a One-Year TermExtension for On-Call Inspection, Plan Check Services, and CapitalImprovement Costs

10. Approval of Professional Services Contract with Plante & Moran, PLLCfor Enterprise Resource Planning Evaluation Assessment in the Amountof $142,175

11. Staff Request Council Authorize the City Manager to Approve LawEnforcement Data Sharing Agreement

12. Approval of Design Contract No. C14153579 with BKF Engineers in theAmount of $180,000 for the Embarcadero Road Satellite Parking Project

13. Adoption of a Resolution Determining the Proposed Calculation of theAppropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2015

14. Approval of Separate Five-Year Contracts with Genuent USA, LLC,Intratek Comuter, Inc., Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC, GTCSystems, Inc., Modis, Inc., Bodhtree Solutions, Inc. and SignatureTechnology Group, Inc. For IT Temporary Staffing Support Services ina Total Amount Not to Exceed $500,000 Per Fiscal Year for All SevenContracts

15.Approval of a Purchase Order with Owen Equipment in a Not to Exceed Amount of $409,233.50 for the Purchase of a Hydro-Excavator Truck(Scheduled Vehicle and Equipment Replacement Capital Improvement Program VR-13000)

16. Adoption of a Resolution to Establish the Palo Alto Bicycle Advisory Committee (PABAC) as the Bicycle Advisory Committee for purposes of the Transportation Development Act Program

17. Approval of Amendments to Power Purchase Agreements with Elevation Solar C LLC and Western Antelope Blue Sky Ranch B LLC

18. Approval of a Construction Contract with D.L. Falk Construction, Inc. in the Amount of $2,718,350, Approval of Amendment Number 2 to Contract No. C12144101 with WMB Architects, Inc. in the Amount of $141,565 for a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $426,256 for the City Hall Remodel Project PE-12017, and Adoption of a Budget Amendment Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2014 to Provide an Additional Appropriation in the Amount of $1,607,109


20. Public Hearing: Adoption of the Budget Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2015, including Adoption of Operating and Capital Budgets and Municipal Fee Schedule; Ordinance of the Council Amending Chapter 2.08 of Title 2 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Add Section 2.08.250 Creating a New Department of Development Services; Adoption of five Resolutions, including: Adopting a Dark Fiber Rate Increase of 2.6% and Amending Utility Rate Schedules EDF-1 and EDF-2; Amending Utility Rate Schedule D-1 (Storm and Surface Water Drainage) to Increase Storm Drain Rates by 2.6 Percent Per Month Per Equivalent Residential Unit for Fiscal Year 2015; Amending the 2012-2013 Compensation Plan for Management and Professional Adopted by Resolution No. 9357 to Add One New Position and Change the Title of Two Positions; Amending the 2013-2015 Memorandum of Agreement Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Adopted by Resolution No. 9398 to Add One New Position and Correct the Salary of One Position; and Amending the Terms for the Utility Management Professional Association, Adopted by Resolution No. 9359 to Correct the Salary for One Position and Add Two New Positions (CONTINUED FROM JUNE 9, 2014)


21. Discussion and Council Direction Regarding Potential November 2014 Charter Amendments Relating to Council Seats, Including Reducing the Number of Council Seats from Nine to Seven, Increasing the Limit on Terms from Two to Three Terms, Providing for Terms to Begin in December and Other Matters


23. Public Hearing: Recommend Adoption of an Ordinance Requiring All New Multi-Family Residential and Non-Residential Construction to Provide for Current or Future Installation of EV Chargers


22. Adoption of a Resolution Calling a Special Election for November 4, 2014 to Place a Ballot Measure before the Voters to Increase the City’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) by Two Percentage Points and Update the TOT Ordinance to Ensure Equal Treatment of Traditional and Online Bookings: Discussion of Polling Regarding Proposed TOT and Utility User Tax (UUT) Ballot Measures


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