Palo Alto Weekly

News - January 29, 2010

Public Agenda

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in closed session to discuss labor issues, followed by a joint meeting with the Human Relations Commission. The council will hold public hearings on the "private street" ordinance and a water-supply assessment for the proposed Stanford Medical Center expansion. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1, followed by a joint meeting with the HRC at 7:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to discuss a proposed restoration of a Queen Anne residence at 398 Addison Ave., including a new one-car garage and comprehensive site plan, and to review the 2009 Annual Report of repair and maintenance at the Children's Library at 1276 Harriet St. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

UTILITY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear an update on the preliminary analysis of 10-year electric efficiency goals for the period 2011-20, among other agenda items. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board is scheduled to review plans for a hotel and restaurant at 1700 Embarcadero Road (Ming's) and a minor addition and remodel of Taco Bell at 910 Charleston Road. The board also plans to hold study sessions on an emergency water well at Eleanor Pardee Park, 801 Center Drive, and to review the concept plan for expanding the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

DIRECTOR'S HEARING ... The hearing will cover plans to create three condominium units at 639 Homer Ave. and to subdivide one parcel into two at 1449 University Ave. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss artwork by Mitchell Johnson to be included in the city collection; request funds for an artists' lecture series; discuss the jury process for selecting a fountain design for California Avenue; and follow up on a recent retreat. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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