Palo Alto Weekly

News - April 16, 2010

Public Agenda

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss a series of "sustainability" and "green" issues, including the city's 2009 Climate Protection Plan Goals; ways to reduce the city's potable-water use by 20 percent by 2020; and the city's green-building program. The council also plans to collect comments about the Program Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Bay Area-to-Central Valley portion of the proposed high-speed rail. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, April 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to interview applicants for the Library Advisory Commission. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss a quarterly report from the City Auditor's office, and discuss an audit on fleet utilization and replacement. The committee also plans to discuss a "standards of coverage" study that is currently being conducted for the Fire Department. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to hold a public hearing on 535 Ramona St., a request by Cody Anderson Wasney Architects for a rehabilitation of a Historic Inventory Category 1 building. The project includes a new window, a new courtyard fountain and a rebuilt handicap ramp. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review and possibly adjust the Mitchell Park Building Program and consider a "naming recognition plan" for significant donations to the Palo Alto Library Foundation in support of the library bond measure. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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