Palo Alto Weekly

News - November 19, 2010

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

Finance Committee (Nov. 16)

Utilities: The committee discussed the Gas Utility Long-term Plan (GULP) proposed by the Utilities Department. The committee directed staff to return with more information about the city's strategy for long-term gas procurement. Action: None

Historic Resources Board (Nov. 17)

405 Lincoln Ave.: The board discussed the proposed demolition of a house at 405 Lincoln Ave., in the historic Professorville district, and construction of a new house. The board considered a motion to recommend that the house is compatible with the district and split 2-2, with dissenting members saying the project is incompatible because of the roofline and eave treatment. Yes: Kohler, Loukianoff No: Bernstein, Bower

Planning and Transportation Commission (Nov. 17)

Traffic projects: The commission discussed the city's ongoing transportation projects, including the lane re-striping project on Arastradero Road, the planned intersection improvements at El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue and the Safe Routes to School program. CharStyle:inlinebold>Action: None

Architectural Review Board (Nov. 18)

Main Library: The board held a study session to discuss planned changes to the design of the Main Library at 1213 Newell Road. CharStyle:inlinebold>Action: None

High-Speed Rail Committee (Nov. 18)

High-speed rail: The committee heard an update on the Nov. 4 meeting of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors and discussed rail-related contracts and legislation. CharStyle:inlinebold>Action: None

Comments

There are no comments yet for this post

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields