A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Nov. 17.
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review the Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation Facilities Master Plan survey. The meeting will begin at noon on Friday, Nov. 14, in the Adobe Room at Mitchell Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road. Read the agenda here.
COUNCIL APPOINTED OFFICERS COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to interview firms that would help the city recruit a new city clerk. The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, in the Council Conference Room, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hear an update on the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority's El Camino Real Bus Transit project; consider approving an amendment to the city's lease of a portion of Cubberley Community Center from the school district; consider repealing a prohibition on human habitation of vehicles; approve a proposed grocery store tenant at College Terrace Centre; review the City Hall remodel project; and discuss whether to conduct a closed session prior to an open session on the 2014-15 management and professional compensation plan. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will review the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) reports for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years for the 12 elementary schools and Greendell. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. The board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. to discuss updated terms for its Cubberley lease agreement with the city, the first interim budget report, a report on high school measures such as APs and SATs and hear from the Community Advisory Committee for the Strong Schools Bond. Read the agenda here.
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.
HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to consider 251 Lincoln Ave., a request by Margaret Wimmer for alterations and additions to a 1903 building in Professorville; and 2555 Park Blvd., a request by FGY Architects to demolish an existing mid-century modern two-story building and build a three-story office building with one level of underground parking in its place. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 429 University Ave., a proposal by Ken Hayes Architects on behalf of Kipling Post LP to demolish two existing one-story commercial retail buildings and construct a 31,407-square-foot, four-story, mixed-use building with two levels of underground parking; consider 2515-2585 El Camino Real, a request by Hayes Group Architects for a new 39,858-square-foot three-story building to replace the Olive Garden; consider the environmental impact report for 1050 Page Mill Road, a request by Allison Koo on behalf of Stanford University to demolish existing structures and construct 287,000 square feet of office in four buildings; and review 1450 Page Mill Road, a request by Jim Inglis to demolish two buildings totaling 59,539 square feet and construct a new two-story 77,814-square-foot office building. The meeting will begin 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.
CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review recent council and school board meetings and see a presentation about sustainability programs and services undertaken by the city and the district. The meeting will begin 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Downtown Library, 270 Forest Ave. Read the agenda here.
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The board plans to initiate review for public art at 411/437 Lytton Ave.; hear an update on the Aurora sculpture at King Plaza; and discuss art selection for 1050 Page Mill Road. The meeting will begin 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.