CITY COUNCIL ...The council plans to hold a study session with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian; consider commissioning a study focusing on trenching and grade separation along the Caltrain corridor; and discuss a public outreach plan for adoption of the city's "core values." The session with Simitian will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers. Read the agenda.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will consider staff recommendations for $1.9 million in school "program additions" for the 2013-14 school year. The board also will hear a report from the citizens' committee overseeing $378 million in construction spending under the 2008 "Strong Schools" facilities bond, as well as an outside auditor's report on the bond spending. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the boardroom of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.). Read the agenda.
COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the audit of contract oversight in the Utilities Department's trenching and electric substructure operation; the city's development-impact fees; and the city's cost-recovery policy. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda.
HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to review 1027 Bryant St., an application by Fergus Garber Young Architects on behalf of John Tarlton and Jennifer Deerborn, for a redesign of a multi-family building that was originally constructed in 1898 and that is located in the Professorville National Register Historic District. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda.
UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear a presentation on the city's plans for additional renewable energy projects; discuss modifications to rate schedules; and hear updates on PaloAltoCLEAN and on the semi-annual strategic plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review 429 University Ave., a proposal by Hayes Group Architects on behalf of Kipling Post LP for a four-story building with ground-floor retail, two floors of office and one floor of residential. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda.