Palo Alto Weekly

News - April 1, 2011

Public Agenda

RAIL COMMITTEE ... The council plans to discuss Caltrain's passenger counts, hear an update on California's proposed high-speed-rail project and consider taking a position on Caltrain's proposed service cuts. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, April 4, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a closed session to discuss labor negotiations. The council also plans to interview candidates for the Public Art Commission and to hold a public hearing on AT&T's proposal to install wireless fidelity antennas at Hotel President, 488 University Ave. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, April 4. The rest of the meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m. or as soon as possible after the closed session in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will be asked to approve a slate of teachers recommended for tenure. The board also will hear a presentation about counseling in the school district and will discuss information technology infrastructure. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the conference room of school district headquarters (25 Churchll Ave.)

FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review the funding proposals for the Human Services Resources Allocation Process, amend the rate schedule for storm and surface-water drainage, and discuss the preliminary results of the cost of service study on the Refuse Fund. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to discuss a request by Stanford Hospital and Clinics to renovate Hoover Pavilion, a component of Stanford University Medical Center Facilities Renewal and Replacement Project. The meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss long-term projections and revenue requirements for gas and electric utilities, the annual Calaveras Reserve stranded-cost calculation and a proposed amendment to the fiber-optic rate schedules. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review a request for an AT&T cell tower at 1095 Channing Ave., proposed renovations to Hoover Pavilion and a proposal by Stanford University Medical Center to renovate Hoover Pavilion and build a new 60,000-square-foot medical building and parking structure at 211 Quarry Road. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

RAIL CORRIDOR TASK FORCE ... The task force will continue its discussion of Palo Alto's vision for the Caltrain corridor. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the Lucie Stern Community Room (1305 Middlefield Road).

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