Palo Alto Weekly

News - January 24, 2014

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council is scheduled to meet in a closed session to discuss a possible purchase of the U.S. Post Office at 280 Hamilton Ave. The council will then convene for its regular meeting to discuss a citywide framework for a residential-parking-permit program. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27, at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The principals of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will update the board on their schools' activities in the annual "Single Plan for Student Achievement" report required under state and federal law. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the boardroom of school-district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... Board members will discuss proposed policies on harassment as well as proposed instructional changes for high-school physics, math and English. Members also will discuss issues related to a proposed new elementary school and hear an audit report of the district's 2012-13 finances. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the boardroom of school-district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the Business Element of the Comprehensive Plan and consider a proposed mixed-use development at 441 Page Mill Road, a three-story building that includes 10 apartments, offices and retail space. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

COUNCIL INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE ... The committee is scheduled to discuss the city's infrastructure priorities; options for modifying the utility use tax; and an outreach plan for a November 2014 infrastructure funding measure. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

CITY COUNCIL ... The council is scheduled to meet in a closed session to evaluate the performance of City Manager James Keene. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

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