CITY COUNCIL ... The council has no meetings scheduled this week.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hold a special meeting to solicit public comment and interview prospective search-consulting firms to assist in finding a replacement for Superintendent Kevin Skelly, who has announced he will resign effective June 30. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (with public comment tentatively scheduled for 12:45 p.m.) in Conference Room A of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.). Read more information here
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will meet in closed session from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, to discuss negotiations on Cubberley Community Center. The board will then meet to discuss a recommendation to defer a decision on location and programming of a new elementary school and to vote on a financial report at 6:30 p.m. in the boardroom of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).
BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The committee will discuss proposed new policies, including a policy on bullying on Wednesday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Conference Room A of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.). If the work is not completed March 12, a second meeting will be held Thursday, March 13, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the same location.
PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hold its annual retreat. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 13, in the Community Room at the Lucie Stern Community Center (1305 Middlefield Road).
COUNCIL REGIONAL HOUSING MANDATE COMMITTEE ... The committee is scheduled to consider site options for the 2015-23 Housing Element and discuss the work plan and public outreach for the Housing Element. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The board plans to hear a presentation from Gary Goodman, deputy public defender for Santa Clara County, as part of its Housing Learning Series; and to hear a presentation from the city's Chief Communication Officer Claudia Keith about the Our Palo Alto Initiative. The commission is also scheduled to make a recommendation for the Community Development Block Grant funding cycle for 2015; approve mediators for the Palo Alto Mediation Program; and elect a chair and vice chair. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here