Palo Alto Weekly

News - September 10, 2010

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The City Council plans to hold a closed session to discuss labor negotiations; appoint members for the Infrastructure Blue Ribbon Task Force; hold a study session on emergency preparedness; hear a presentation on high-speed rail from Californians Advocating Responsible Rail Design; and consider a policy to eliminate newspaper publication of City Council agendas. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13. Regular meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board is scheduled to vote on the school district's "focused goals" for the 2010-2011 school year and to discuss proposed renovations to Fairmeadow Elementary School. A closed session will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Regular meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the board room of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss Project Safety Net, the community's effort to promote youth well-being. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to hold public hearings on 2080 Channing Ave. and 2115 St. Francis Drive (Edgewood Plaza), a proposal by Kenneth Rodriques and Partners to preserve and rehabilitate three retail existing buildings and relocate one existing retail building within Edgewood Plaza and to construct 10 new single-family homes on the site as part of an amended planned community (PC) zone. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss initiating a planned community (PC) zoning project at 2800 Channing Ave. The project, Edgewood Plaza, includes renovating the existing shopping center and adding 10 single-family homes. The commission also plans to continue reviewing a proposed roof structure over an existing hockey and tennis sport court at 610 Los Trancos Road. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to elect officers and discuss relocation of the Filaree statue to Greer Park and maintenance of the city's collections. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review a renovation of a storefront facade at 219 University Ave.; consider a request by Adam Simms on behalf of Wells Fargo to remodel and build an addition to an existing auto dealership at 4190 El Camino Real; and discuss a request by Chamberlain Group for a review of four proposed new homes on Packard Court. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m., on Thursday, Sept. 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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