Palo Alto Weekly

News - November 11, 2011

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a joint session with the Architectural Review Board; discuss revisions to the Rail Committee's guiding principles and hold a closed session to discuss labor negotiations. The joint session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). The rest of the meeting will be held in the Council Chambers. The closed session will follow the regular meeting.

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the Electric Overhead to Undergrounding Conversion Program; consider a report on the city's Ultra High-Speed Broadband System Project; and discuss the proposed PaloAltoGreen Local Energy Program. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss a proposed ordinance regarding vehicle dwelling and hear updates on the Magical Bridge Playground project and Project Safety Net. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 1213 Newell Road, proposed modifications to the Main Library, Art Center and community gardens. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

CITY-SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee will discuss public facilities inventory planning, information technology dark fiber infrastructure, and energy efficiency and sustainability. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in Conference Room A of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 3431 Hillview Ave., a proposal by VMWare to renovate several buildings, construct two new office buildings and two amenity buildings and build three new parking structures; and 4214 El Camino Real, a proposal by OTO Development on behalf of Schnell Brothers Properties for a four-story, 178-room Hilton Garden Inn. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss maintenance of the city's art collection, the upcoming meeting to discuss a mural at the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center teen room, El Camino Park and the commission's procedures and protocols. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear presentations on youth services, e-readers and strategic planning training and discuss its annual joint meeting with the City Council in December. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Downtown Library (270 Forest Ave.).

Editor's note: The Rail Corridor Study Task Force meeting scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17, has been cancelled.

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