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PUBLIC AGENDA: Palo Alto school board, Planning and Transportation Commission

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week

CITY COUNCIL ... The council has no meetings scheduled this week.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will vote on a proposal to authorize purchase of the 2.6-acre site of the former Peninsula Day Care Center at 525 San Antonio Road for $8.5 million. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the board room of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.). View the agenda

COUNCIL RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the Bay Area Council's July 19, 2011, letter to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and consider the city's response; consider the High-Speed Rail Guiding Principles Policy Document; and hear a status report about the city's search for a Sacramento lobbyist. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the East Meadow Circle/Fabian Way Area Concept Plan and the College Terrace Traffic Calming Project. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda

INFRASTRUCTURE BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ... The commission plans to continue its discussion of the city's infrastructure backlog and possible ways to pay for the items on the list. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Lucie Stern Community Center (1305 Middlefield Road).

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss a memorandum of understanding for Project Safety Net; hear an update on the Human Services Needs Assessment; and consider hosting a breakfast for other Human Relations Commissions in the area. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.).

— Palo Alto Online staff

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