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PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL:
2013 On-Demand Webcast Archives





September 9th, 2013

A. CALL TO ORDER/SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY

Closed Session:

1. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY/LEGAL COUNSELPotential Litigation Š One MatterSubject: Construction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community CenterAuthority: Government Code Section 54956.9

2. CONFERENCE WITH CITY ATTORNEY-Potential Litigation (1 Case)Relating to State Water Project Property Tax LevyGovt Code Section Section 54956.9(d)(4)

Special Orders of the Day:

3. Proclamation Expressing Appreciation for the Volunteer Efforts of Manao and Peter Keegan in Establishing a Student Exchange To Yangpu District, Shanghai, China


B. CITY MANAGER COMMENTS/ORAL COMMUNICATIONS/APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of Minutes:

August 5, 2013
August 8, 2013


C. CONSENT CALENDAR

4. Approval of Three Contracts with: 1) Navigant Consulting Inc. for Electric Regulatory and Technical Consulting Services for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $117,500 Over Three Years; 2) Flynn Resources Consulting Inc. for Electric Regulatory and Technical Consulting Services for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $225,000 Over Three Years; and 3) Navigant Consulting Inc. for Gas Regulatory and Technical Consulting Services for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $225,000 Over Three Years

5. Approval to Increase the Existing Sole Source Purchase Authority with National Meter and Automation, Inc. in the Amount of $150,000 a Year for Two Years for a Total Not to Exceed Amount of $900,000 to Purchase Additional Meters for the Large Water Meter Replacement/Repair Project

6. Approval to Utilize the Renewal of The Western State Contracting Alliance (WSCA) Contract for Wireless and Cellular Services with Verizon Wireless

7. Council Review of an Appeal of the Director's Architectural Review Approval of a 15,000 square foot, Four-story, 50 foot, Mixed Use Building in the CD-C-GF-P Zone District located at 240 Hamilton Avenue and a Mitigated Negative Declaration.

8. SECOND READING: Adoption of an Ordinance of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Amending Chapter 9.14 (Smoking And Tobacco Regulations) of the Palo Alto Municipal Code to Establish New Smoking Restrictions for All Parks; Increase No-Smoking Buffer Zones from 20 to 25 feet for Consistency with LEED Standards; and Make Findings Regarding the Purpose of No-Smoking Regulations (1st Reading August 12, 2013 PASSED: 8-1 Burt no)

9. SECOND READING: Adoption of Ordinance Revising the Municipal Code Pertaining to Boards and Commissions Recruitment Process (1st Reading August 12, 2013 PASSED: 9-0)

10. SECOND READING: Adoption of Ordinance amending the PAMC to add section 9.61.020 to establish Community Facilities Hours, including Cubberley, Stern and Mitchell Community Centers (1st Reading August 19, 2013 PASSED: 7-1 Berman absent, Holman no)

11. Vote to Endorse the Slate of Candidates for the DivisionÕs Executive Committee for 2013-14 and Direct the City Clerk to Forward to Jessica Stanfill Mullin, the Regional Public Affairs Manager for the Peninsula Division, League of California Cities the Completed Ballot for the City of Palo Alto

12. Adoption of a Budget Amendment Ordinance in the Amount of $585,000 to Fund the November 2013 Election Costs for Measure D

13. Approval of Walk and Roll to School Maps for the Safe Routes to School Program for Public Schools

14. Approval of Utilities Enterprise Fund Construction Contract No. C14141174 with DN Tanks, Inc. In a Not to Exceed Amount of $340,000 for Repairs at Mayfield Reservoir


D. ACTION ITEMS

15. Policy and Services Committee Recommends Approval of the Allocation of the Stanford University Medical Center Funds


E. ACTION ITEMS

16. Adoption of a Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Renaming the Main Library as the Rinconada Library


F. ACTION ITEMS/COUNCIL MEMBER QUESTIONS, COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS/ADJOURNMENT

17. Finance Committee Recommendation that the City Council Adopt a Resolution Suspending PaloAltoGreen's Full Needs Program for All Electric Customers and Reducing PaloAltoGreen's Commercial Electric Block Rate by Repealing Rate Schedule E-1-G and Amending Rate Schedules E-2-G, E-4-G, E-7-G and E-18-G, and Directing Staff to Develop a PaloAltoGreen Gas Program and a Plan for Accumulated PaloAltoGreen Revenues

18. Approval of City Positions for the 2013 League of California Cities Resolutions



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