Palo Alto Weekly

News - October 28, 2011

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council The council did not meet this week.

Parks and Recreation Commission (Oct. 25)

Golf course: The commission discussed the Palo Alto Golf Course Reconfiguration Project. Action: None

Lytton Plaza: The commission voted to defer a proposal to limit sound amplification at Lytton Plaza, pending public input. Yes: Unanimous

Connectivity: The commission selected Option B (paved path) to connect the Main Library with the Palo Alto Art Center. Yes: Dykwel, Hetterly, Lauing, Markevitch No:Crommie, Walsh Absent: Losch

Restroom: The commission recommended to the City Council the installation of a restroom at Juana Briones Park. Yes: Unanimous

Board of Education (Oct. 25)

College-prep trends: The board heard a report on efforts to boost the percentage of high school students who graduate with the prerequisites to enter California's four-year state universities. Action: None

525 San Antonio: The board discussed possible interim uses for land at 525 San Antonio Road that the district is under contract to purchase. Action: None

Planning and Transportation Commission (Oct. 26)

Edgewood Plaza: The commission heard public comments on the draft environmental study for Edgewood Plaza, a proposal to build 10 homes, renovate three retail structures and relocate one of the retail structures at 2080 Channing Ave. Action: None

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