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PUBLIC AGENDA: Achievement gap committee, emergency-preparedness plans

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings the week of Oct. 13.

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the city's state and federal legislative priorities. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board plans to discuss a minority achievement and talent development committee proposed by the superintendent, take action on adopting a conflict-of-interest code and the Board Policy Review Committee charge statement. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

HISTORICAL RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 3672 Middlefield Road, a proposal by Jason Yotopoulos to nominate the Palo Alto Little League site for listing on the Palo Alto Historic Inventory; and 475 Homer Ave., a proposal by Marilyn McDonald and Margaret R. Feuer to designate Woman's Club of Palo Alto, constructed in 1916, on the National Register of Historic Places and California Register of Historic Resources. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to interview candidates for the Architectural Review Board, Historical Resources Board and Planning and Transportation Commission. The interviews will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss a report on Palo Alto Unified School District enrollment for the current school year; and review the city's and school district's emergency-preparedness activities and plans. The meeting will begin at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 180 El Camino Real, a proposal by Simon Property Group on behalf of Stanford University for a review of four new retail buildings at the location of the former Bloomingdale's; and 2555 Park Blvd., a request by FGY Architects on behalf of Campbell Avenue Portfolio, LLC, for a review of a proposed new three-story, 24,446-square-foot office building that would replace an existing 10,800-square-foot office building. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The committee will meet to review various policies, including school climate, curriculum and evaluation. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave., Room A. Read the agenda here.

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss proposed art for the VMWare campus at 3421-3431 Hillview Ave.; and the status of art selection for the Stanford Shopping Center. The commission also plans to hear an update on Aurora, the temporary art project at King Plaza, and discuss the status of the Public Art Master Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

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