BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hear a report on Palo Alto student performance on the California Standards Test. The board will discuss an update on the state and school district budget. The board will vote on authorizing a search for a site to open a fourth middle school, guidelines for a community advisory panel on the future of Cubberley Community Center and whether to endorse state ballot Propositions 30 and 38. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the boardroom of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).
UTILITIES ADVISORY COMMISSION... The commission plans to discuss the city's electric undergrounding policy; consider a recommendation that the council adopt a resolution approving a policy for purchase of energy from potential green waste-to-energy facilities; and consider a power purchase agreement with Brannon Solar. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD... The board plans to discuss 180 El Camino Real, a request for a new three-story retail development at the Bloomingdale's site at the Stanford Shopping Center. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).