Palo Alto Weekly

News - July 22, 2011

Public Agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hold a special meeting to consider awarding a contract for construction of two new classroom buildings at Gunn High School. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. today, July 22, in Conference Room A of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's effort to upgrade the Hetch Hetchy system; consider an increase to the city's refuse rate; discuss the community benefits the city should pursue as part of the Stanford University Medical Center expansion project; and consider dissolving the Palo Alto Redevelopment Agency. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The committee plans to discuss the Regional Water Quality Control Plant landscaping project; consider priorities for the implementation of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan; and consider updating the rules and regulations for the Community Gardening program. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to evaluate the performance of City Clerk Donna Grider and City Attorney Molly Stump. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to continue its discussion of the economic impacts of Caltrain electrification and high-speed rail. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

INFRASTRUCTURE COMMISSION ... The commission will continue its discussion of Palo Alto's infrastructure backlog and consider ways to pay for the items on the list. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, at Lucie Stern Community Room (1305 Middlefield Road).

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss upgrades to the city's website and the Library Technology Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, in the program room of the Downtown Library (270 Forest Ave.).

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