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PUBLIC AGENDA: School financial report, Junior Museum and Zoo

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Feb. 23.

CITY COUNCIL ... The City Council will meet in a closed session to discuss potential litigation involving Turner Construction, which provided construction-management services for the new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center. The council will then consider an appeal of a proposed two-story home at 3864 Corina Way; consider an amendment to the city's policies for unsolicited offers for public land; and review the draft Legislative Program Manual. The closed session will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 23. Regular meeting will follow in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will discuss the second interim financial report and its social media policy and vote on a new Mandarin-immersion program for Jordan Middle School. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the board room at Palo Alto Unified School District headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to consider conceptual plans for the rebuilding of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo; get an update on the Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation Facilities Master Plan; consider temporary batting cages at the former PASCO site near the Baylands; hear a report on the Organics Facilities Plan; and consider next steps for the 7.7-acre site next to Foothills Park. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council will hold a closed session to conduct mid-year reviews for the city manager and the city attorney. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review the City Council's priorities and the Planning and Community Environment Department's work plan. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

SCHOOL/CITY LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss its purpose and hear updates about the council's 2015 priorities and the school district's proposed parcel tax. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Palo Alto Unified School District headquarters, Conference Room A, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ... The committee plans to discuss its purpose and hear updates about the council's 2015 priorities and the school district's proposed parcel tax. The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

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