BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will meet in closed session at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, to discuss the superintendent's evaluation. At its regular meeting Tuesday night, the board will discuss compliance plans following a December finding by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights that the district violated a student's civil rights a bullying case. The board also will discuss implementation of the district's homework policy, design updates for the planned Performing Arts Center at Palo Alto High School, proposed hybrid courses for the high schools and proposed allocations for new funds. Following a 5:30 p.m. closed session to discuss union negotiations, the regular meeting will convene at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the boardroom of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).
STATE OF THE CITY ... Mayor Greg Scharff will present his "State of the City" address. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Tesla Headquarters (3500 Deer Creek Road).
COUNCIL RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to hear a report from its Sacramento lobbyist on high-speed rail, discuss the status of litigation against the California High-Speed Rail Authority and discus the Caltrain electrification Environmental Impact Report. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to elect its 2013 chair and vice chair and discuss proposed May 2013 open hours, adjusted service plans and Mitchell Park service plans. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Downtown Library (270 Forest Ave.).
HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss a recommendation for the next funding cycle of Community Development Block Grant and consider the impact of a proposed development by Prometheus Real Estate Group on Buena Vista Mobile Home Park residents. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).