Palo Alto Weekly

News - October 1, 2010

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a joint meeting with the Public Art Commission. The council also plans to approve the Service Employees International Union hourly contract; consider setting maximum house limits in the city's open-space districts; and discuss the concept plans for East Meadow Circle and California Avenue. The meeting with the Public Art Commission is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Regular meeting will follow at 7 p.m.

FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the fiscal year 2010 general fund update and the Long Range Financial Forecast for 2010-20. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to continue its discussion of 405 Lincoln Ave., a proposal to demolish and replace an existing building in the Professorville Historic District. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the city's strategies for implementing the Gas Utility Long-Term Plan; the Utilities Department's recent water benchmarking study; and the city's water and waste-water rate structures. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HIGH-SPEED RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to consider whether the city should pursue a high-speed rail station and discuss a Sept. 23 letter from the Peninsula Rail Program addressing the city's concerns with the state rail authority's Supplemental Alternatives Analysis Report for the San Francisco-to-San Jose segment of the rail line. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to hold a preliminary review for 4073 El Camino Real, a proposal by Hayes Group on behalf of Eton Capital for a new three-story mixed-use building. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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