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PUBLIC AGENDA: Comp Plan, new library name, 1451-1601 California Ave.

 

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the National Citizens Survey and the city's 2013 Performance Report. The city also plans to discuss the update of the Comprehensive Plan; a new name for the Main Library; and a new labor agreement with the Service Employees International Union, Local 521. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 17, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to recommend making midyear adjustments to the fiscal year 2014 budget; review the city's Utilities Department Organization Assessment; consider establishing a Local Solar Plan; and consider a policy to refund revenues from the suspended portion of PaloAltoGreen to program participants. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board is scheduled to discuss 467 Lincoln Ave., a request by Aino Vieira da Rosa on behalf of Lynn and John Martin for proposed alterations and additions to a building in the Professorville Historic District. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 19, at Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review 1451-1601 California Ave., a proposal by Stanford University to demolish about 290,220 square feet of existing research-and-development space and construct 180 housing units, including 68 single-family homes and 112 multi-family units, as part of the 2005 Mayfield Development Agreement. The board will also discuss potential changes to the city's zoning code relating to sidewalk width and building setbacks. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, in the Council Chambers at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the update to the city's Housing Element; the school district's enrollment report and ballot initiatives relating to property taxes. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear a special presentation on Our Palo Alto; tentatively approve text for temporary installation downtown; discuss allocating CIP funds for master planning; discuss the April 7 joint meeting with the City Council; and discuss the City Hall New Media Artwork project. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall (250 Hamilton Ave.). Read the agenda here

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