Palo Alto Weekly

News - November 26, 2010

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council has no meetings scheduled this week.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hold a special meeting on elementary school Single Plans for Student Achievement, required by federal and state law. The board will hear presentations from elementary principals and others on literacy, math, social and emotional well-being, and the use of data to inform instruction. The meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the board room of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the council's annual retreat and priorities cycle and to continue its discussion of council procedures and protocols. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the city's Capital Improvement Program and the commission's priorities for 2011-12. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear updates on the city's electric-outage notification system and on the development of a business plan for an ultra high-speed broadband system. The commission will also adopt legislative policy guidelines for 2011 and consider the Utilities Department's energy risk management policy. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HIGH-SPEED RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss possible correspondence from the city to California High-Speed Rail Authority CEO Roelof van Ark and to U.S. Congressman John Mica; and to discuss rail-related legislation. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review the proposed design of 795 Welch Road, a proposal to expand the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The board will also review plans to widen Welch Road and add a new public street as part of the Stanford University Medical Center Facilities Renewal and Replacement Project. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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