Palo Alto Weekly

News - February 24, 2012

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... Mayor Yiaway Yeh is scheduled to deliver the State of the City address. The event is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at the Albert & Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (3921 Fabian Way).

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hold a study session on enrollment and facilities planning at 9 a.m. and a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The study session will be held in Conference Room A of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.). Agenda items at the regular meeting will include a budget update, an update on efforts to boost student connectedness and promote the Developmental Assets, a brief progress report from the Homework Advisory Committee and numerous facilities items. The 6:30 p.m. meeting will be in the board room of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.)

COUNCIL-APPOINTED OFFICERS COMMITTEE ... The committee is scheduled to discuss the process of evaluating council-appointed officers and approve a contract with Sherry Lund for evaluation services. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the city's long-term financial forecast and the retiree medical actuarial report. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss a proposed renovation of Cogswell Plaza and the Community Services and Facilities Element in the Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

CITY COUNCIL ... The council is scheduled to hold a closed session to discuss the construction of the Mitchell Park Library and Community Center. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss revisions to the city's bicycle and pedestrian master plan and review the proposed "planned community" zoning for Edgewood Plaza, a proposal to renovate three existing structures and build 10 single-family homes at 2080 Channing Ave. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the draft Rail Corridor Study. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 3431 Hillview Ave., a proposal by VMWare to demolish 255,000 square feet of commercial floor space and construction of four two-story commercial buildings, a cafeteria and three parking structures at Stanford Research Park; and 180 El Camino Real, a proposal by Simon Property for five retail buildings. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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