Palo Alto Weekly

News - November 11, 2011

City View

A round-up of Palo Alto government action this week

City Council (Nov. 7)

Crossing guards: The council approved a contract with American Guard Services to oversee the city's school crossing-guard program. Yes: Unanimous

Bike plan: The council directed staff to solicit more input about the city's proposed Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan from local commissions and stakeholders. Yes: Unanimous

Board of Education (Nov. 8)

Student achievement: The board discussed a report on SAT and Advanced Placement test results for the Class of 2011. Action: None

Facilities bond: The board heard reports from the Citizens' Oversight Committee for the Strong Schools Bond and from auditors of the bond fund's financial transactions. Action: None

Summer School: The board heard a report about results from 2011 Summer School, and plans for 2012 Summer School, with a variety of programs proposed between June 18 and July 27. Action: None

Planning and Transportation Commission (Nov. 9)

Joint meeting: The commission held a joint meeting with the Architectural Review Board. Action: None

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