Palo Alto Weekly

News - December 3, 2010

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

Policy and Services Committee (Nov. 30)

Workplan: The committee voted to recommend that the council adopt a three-year workplan. Yes: Holman, Price, Yeh No: Shepherd

Parks and Recreation Commission (Nov. 30)

Capital Improvement: The commission discussed the city's capital improvement projects and considered opportunities for private funding for these projects. Action: None

Utilities Advisory Commission (Dec. 1)

Fiber network: The commission discussed the formation of a business plan for a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network and various types of municipal broadband networks currently in use. Action: None

Architectural Review Board (Dec. 2)

Children's Hospital: The board reviewed and approved the proposed design for the expanded Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, which is part of the Stanford University Medical Center expansion project. Yes: Unanimous

High-Speed Rail Committee (Dec. 2)

Rail: The committee discussed California's proposed high-speed rail project and recommended approving correspondence from the city to the California High-Speed Rail Authority and to state and federal officials regarding the project. Yes: Unanimous

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