Palo Alto Weekly

News - October 29, 2010

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a study session with the Parks and Recreation Commission; discuss high-speed rail; and consider declining a new power purchase agreement with Ameresco Butte County LLC. The meeting with the Parks and Recreation Commission will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Regular meeting will follow.

FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the Utility Department's strategies for long-term gas acquisition; the water and wastewater rate structure; and a rate recommendation for net surplus energy compensation. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to consider potential topics for discussion in its upcoming joint meeting with the City Council. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss transmission interconnection alternatives; the Utilities Strategic Plan; and the proposed long-term plan for electricity acquisition. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HIGH-SPEED RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss election results, recent correspondence between the California High-Speed Rail Authority and Caltrain, and the city's letter to the rail authority about the possibility of building a rail station in Palo Alto. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review a proposed 45-unit, three-story senior-housing facility at 4041 El Camino Way. The project would expand the existing Palo Alto Commons Planned Community. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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