Public AgendaCITY COUNCIL ... The council will hold its annual retreat to discuss council policies and objectives and to consider implementation of council priorities for 2011, at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in the Baylands Interpretive Center (2775 Embarcadero Road).
CITY COUNCIL ... Mayor Sid Espinosa is scheduled to present the State of the City address at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, in the Cubberley Community Center Theatre (4000 Middlefield Road). Reception will follow in Gymnasium B.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hold a special morning meeting to discuss high-school plans for student achievement. At the regular evening meeting, the board will hear an update on the governor's proposed budget and a report on elementary math instruction and assessment. The special meeting begins at 10 a.m. and the regular meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, both in the boardroom of school district headquarters, (25 Churchill Ave.).
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to elect its chair and vice chair for 2011, review the design of the El Camino Park Reservoir Project and discuss the Highway 101 Pedestrian/Bicycle Overpass/Underpass Feasibility Study. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
CITY-SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... City Council members Nancy Shepherd and Yiaway Yeh and school board members Barbara Klausner and Dana Tom will hold a monthly meeting to update one another on topics including teen mental health, the Jan. 8 parade and demographic trends. The meeting begins at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 in Conference Room A of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).
PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss 4041 El Camino Way, a proposal to amend the current Palo Alto Commons Planned Community (PC) zone by adding a 44-unit three-story senior-housing facility. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the results of the commission's online survey of library users and continue its discussion on LINK+ and inter-library loan service. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).