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PUBLIC AGENDA: Board of Education, Architectural Review Board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the ongoing reforms at the Development Center, hear a presentation about the Magical Bridge project at Mitchell park, and discuss the preliminary results of a feasibility study for a local anaerobic digestion plant. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Monday, March 21, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will hear a presentation from parent Ken Dauber, who has criticized the school district's efforts to reduce academic stress. Board members also will vote on a financial report and discuss professional development as well as results from a survey on attitudes taken by nearly 2,700 students in October. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the board room of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.).

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission tentatively plans to discuss the city's rules and regulations for community gardens and the ongoing reservoir project at El Camino Park. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss 525 San Antonio Road, a request by SummerHill Homes for a zone change and a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to replace existing homes with up to 26 single-family detached homes. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss proposed changes to the Stanford University School of Medicine, the expansion of the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and streetscape changes around Stanford Hospital & Clinics. All three projects are components of Stanford University's expansion of its hospital facilities. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 24, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda

INFRASTRUCTURE BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the city's infrastructure backlog and possible ways to pay for the city's infrastructure needs. The meeting is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the Lucie Stern Community Room (1305 Middlefield Road).

— Palo Alto Online staff

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Posted by Way to Go
a resident of Palo Verde
on Mar 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Way to go Mr. and Mrs. Dauber. You are making the lines. Hopefully Skelly will realize that he has been a poor leader when it comes to the social emotional health of our students, and either shape up or leave his seat for someone else who has what it takes to address the suicides without being afraid to say the S word. Cheers for you too. You sure got guts. I wish you had spoken up sooner, perhaps we could had saved the last children who died. At least, I now feel like they did not die in vane.


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