PALO ALTO PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission is scheduled to hold a public hearing on a conditional use permit for the sale of alcohol for onsite consumption during theater performances by TheatreWorks. The commission plans to consider a zoning ordinance amendment requiring hotels to provide a transient occupancy tax to achieve maximum floor-area allowances. The commission will also consider allowing "extended stay" (30 days or more) at only a small portion of rooms or requiring a fee for such a stay. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).
PALO ALTO HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to continue its discussion on civic engagement and hear a subcommittee report about the Palo Alto Police Department's action plan for reaching out to minority communities. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).