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PUBLIC AGENDA: 101 overpass, school calendar

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week

COUNCIL RAIL COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the city's high-speed-rail guiding principles, a contract for lobbyist services and the California High Speed Rail Authority's new business plan. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the proposal to build a new overpass over Highway 101 at Adobe Creek and approve an environmental analysis and a capital improvement program for the California Avenue streetscape project. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will discuss planned "mitigations" to address concerns about the school district's academic calendar for 2012-13. The board also will hear a progress report from the Elementary School Math Task Force and a report on the district's budget. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the board room of school district headquarters (25 Churchill Ave.). View the agenda.

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE... The committee plans to discuss a proposal to establish the Utilities Emerging Technology Demonstration Program. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be held on Dec. 14.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review 2650 Birch St., a request by Hohbach Realty Company for a new four-story mixed-use building featuring eight residential units, ground-floor office space and an underground garage. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda.

RAIL CORRIDOR STUDY TASK FORCE ... The task force plans to continue its discussion of the city's land-use vision for the Caltrain corridor. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). View the agenda.

— Palo Alto Online staff

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