Palo Alto Weekly

News - September 2, 2011

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (Aug. 31)

Auditor: The council held a closed session to discuss recruitment of the city auditor. Action: None

Planning and Transportation Commission (Aug. 31)

Infrastructure: The commission held a joint session with the Infrastructure Blue Ribbon Task Force to discuss the city's infrastructure backlog. Action: None

101 Overpass: The commission supported a staff recommendation for an "enhanced overpass" over Highway 101 at Adobe Creek, but asked that staff consider a simpler and less costly design. Yes: Fineberg, Garber, Keller, Martinez No: Tanaka, Tuma Absent: Lippert

Landscaping: The commission discussed proposed landscaping improvements at the Regional Water Quality Control Plant and the Hazardous Household Waste drop-off station. Action: None

Architectural Review Board (Sept. 1)

Signs: The board reviewed and approved a proposal to add signs at two new dealerships, Fisker and McLaren, at El Camino Real and Arastradero Road. Yes: Unanimous

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