Public AgendaCITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss labor negotiations. The council is also scheduled to hold a study session on City Manager James Keene's proposed budget; discuss the city's long-range financial forecast; comment on the Draft Program Environmental Impact Report for high-speed rail; and hold a public hearing on 1700 Embarcadero Road, a proposal for a four-story hotel and restaurant at the current Ming's Restaurant site. The closed session is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 12, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). The regular meeting will start at 7 p.m., or as soon as the closed session ends.
HIGH-SPEED RAIL SUBCOMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss a proposal to change the committee's guiding principles, an indefinite deadline to respond to the alternatives analysis, the HSRA meeting in San Jose, Caltrain finances and future, and pro-active legislation to propose to local legislators. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to hold a site and design review for 2500 Embarcadero Road, a proposal to construct a new 560-square-foot greenhouse and 625-square-foot shed adjacent to the Duck Pond in the Baylands. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss funding for the Bill Bliss memorial project for permit review from the Architectural Review Board, a proposal by Jim Burch for art on the exterior of the Palo Alto Shuttle, maintenance of the city's permanent collection and a status report on the California Avenue fountain project. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).