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PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL:
2013 On-Demand Webcast Archives





November 18th, 2013

A. CALL TO ORDER/STUDY SESSION

2. Presentation to Council About Library Programs and Activities


B. CITY MANAGER COMMENTS/COUNCIL MEMBER QUESTIONS, COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

C. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

D. MINUTES APPROVAL/CONSENT CALENDAR/ACTION ITEMS

Minutes Approval:
October 7, 2013


Consent Calendar:
3. Approval of the Fourth Amendment to Extend the Lease with Thoits Bros., Inc. at 285 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 100 for a Period of 32 Months and Approval of the First Amendment to Extend the Sublease with Survey Monkey at 285 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 280 for a Period Of 22 Months for Use by the City Development Center

4. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to Contract # C09127499 with AssetWorks, lnc. in the Amount of $32,100 for a Total Contract Not to Exceed Amount of $268,210 for Cloud Hosting Solution and Maintenance for a One Year Term with the Option to Renew Four Additional Years for the City’s FleetFocus and FuelFocus Fleet Transaction Management Systems

5. Approval of a Contract in the Amount of $693,073 with Naturescapes for Improvements to Eleanor Pardee Park Project PE-12012

6. Approval of a Contract Amendment with Envisionware, Inc., for an Amount Not to Exceed $463,000 for the Automatic Materials Handling System at the Main Library, For a Total Contract Not Exceeding $1,000,000 for the Main and Mitchell Park Libraries

7. Second Reading: Adoption of an Ordinance Amending Section 18.08.040 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Approve an Amendment to Planned Community (PC-5150) Mixed use Project to Allow Reconstruction of One of Two Historic Eichler Retail Buildings (Building 1), for a 3.58 Acre Site Located at 2080 Channing Avenue (Edgewood Plaza Mixed Use Project) (First Reading: October 7, 2013; Passed 7-1 Holman no, Scharff absent)

8. Second Reading: Public Hearing: Adoption of Eight Ordinances: (1) Repealing Chapter 16.04 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.04, California Building Code, California Historical Building Code, and California Existing Building Code, 2013 Editions, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (2) Repealing Chapter 16.05 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.05, California Mechanical Code, 2013 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (3) Repealing Chapter 16.06 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.06, California Residential Code, 2013 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (4) Repealing Chapter 16.08 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.08, California Plumbing Code, 2013 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (5) Repealing Chapter 16.14 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.14, California Green Building Standard Code, 2013 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (6) Repealing Chapter 16.16 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.16, California Electrical Code, 2013 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; (7) Repealing Chapter 16.17 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 16 to Adopt a New Chapter 16.17, California Energy Code, 2013 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings; and (8) Repealing Chapter 15.04 of the Palo Alto Municipal Code and Amending Title 15 to Adopt a new Chapter 15.04, California Fire Code, 2013 Edition, and Local Amendments and Related Findings (First Reading: October 21, 2013 PASSED: 8-0 Klein absent)

9. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the City's Power Purchase Agreement with Ameresco San Joaquin, LLC to Extend the Landfill Gas Electric Generating Facility's Commercial Operation Date to January 31, 2014

10. Adoption Of A Budget Amendment Ordinance In The Amount Of $125,000 For The First Year Funding Of A $250,000 Two-Year Agreement For Intensive Case Management In Collaboration With The Housing Subsidies From The County Of Santa Clara

11. Approval of a Contract With WatchGuard Video in the Amount of $296,470 and Additional Services of $8,530 for a Total Not to Exceed $305,000 for the Upgrade of Police Mobile In-Car Video System, Capital Improvement Program Project TE-11002

12. Approval of a Contract in the Amount of $327,535 with MIG, Inc. for the Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation Master Plan Project PE-13003

13. Approval of a Contract with Ghirardelli Associates in the Amount of $638,599.82 for Construction Management Services for the California Avenue Transit Hub Corridor Streetscape Project

14. Adoption of a Resolution Declaring Weeds to be a Public Nuisance and Setting December 9th, 2013 for a Public Hearing for Objections to Proposed Weed Abatement

15. Recommendation from the Council Appointed Officers Committee to Approve Amendment No. 2 to a Consulting Contract with Sherry L. Lund Associates to Increase the Scope of Services and Cost by $10,000 for a Total Year-Two Cost Not To Exceed $61,850, to be Funded from the Council Contingency Fund


E. ACTION ITEM

16. Public Hearing: City Council Review of a Proposed Mixed-use Development on a 1.6 Acre Site Located at 3159 El Camino Real (between Acacia and Portage Avenues), Adoption of the Environmental Review Document (Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration) and Approval of the Site and Design Review, CUP for Over 5,000 Square Feet of Office and Design Enhancement Exceptions Application (via Record of Land Use Action). The Proposed Four-story, 55-Foot Tall, 74,122 s.f. Development Would Include Retail Space, Office Space, 48 Small Rental Residential Units, Two Zoning Concessions (Increased Floor Area and Reduced Parking Spaces) Under the State Density Bonus Law, and Would Replace the Existing 900 s.f. “We Fix Macs” Commercial Building


F. ACTION ITEM

17. Public Hearing: Request For Council's Direction On Whether to Apply The Edgewood Plaza PC $94,200 Public Benefit Payment to the Construction of a Sidewalk, Historic Preservation of a Public Building, or Another Council Directed Purpose


G. ACTION ITEM/ADJOURNMENT

18. Colleague's Memo from Mayor Scharff, Vice Mayor Shepherd, Council Member Holman and Council Member Price, Regarding Expanding Smoking Ban in Downtown and California Avenue Business Districts



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