Palo Alto Weekly

News - July 16, 2010

Public Agenda

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week

COUNCIL APPOINTED OFFICERS COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the recruiting process for the next city attorney. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 19, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss refuse rates; the quarterly report from the City Auditor; and the City Auditor's fiscal year 2010 work plan. The closed session is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, July 19. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board plans to vote on a contract for construction of an $8.8 million new, two-story classroom building at Ohlone Elementary School; and whether to endorse a state constitutional amendment sponsored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that would reduce the required percentage of the vote necessary to pass a parcel tax from two-thirds to 55 percent. The special meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, in the board room of school-district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave.

UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to elect officers and discuss the city's water-supply allocations; the Gas Asset and Supply Management Plan and the Long-Term Electric Acquisition Plan. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a closed session to discuss performance evaluation for city manager. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

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