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PUBLIC AGENDA: Buena Vista appeal, teachers union contract, Comprehensive Plan summit

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 25.

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE … The committee plans to review the proposed budget for Palo Alto Animal Services, consider the General Fund's capital budget and hold a wrap-up session on outstanding budget items. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL … The council is scheduled to make a final decision on the appeal by the Buena Vista Residents Association of the hearing officer's decision approving the closure application for the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION … The school board will hold a public hearing to ratify its tentative agreements with the Palo Alto Educators Association and California School Employees Association; take action on a proposed new bell schedule for Gunn High School and certify the Measure A election results; discuss the Minority Achievement and Talent Development committee's final report and the new Palo Alto High School athletic center. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, in district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION … The commission plans to approve a memo to the City Council supporting funding for implementation of the Foothills Park Fire Master Plan; consider a recommendation to council to adopt a park-improvement ordinance for Byxbee Park; and discuss the Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation Facilities Master Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL …The council plans to hold a study session with the Palo Alto Youth Council, followed by a joint meeting with the Public Art Commission. The council will also appoint candidates to the Human Relations Commission. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD … The board plans to discuss 262 Kingsley Ave., a request by Carl Hesse on behalf of Michael and Eiko Mies for proposed demolition of a two-car garage and rear portions of a two-story home and construction of a one-car garage and an addition of 2,909 square feet to a home in the Professorville historic district. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN SUMMIT ... The City Council and the Planning and Transportation Commission are holding a summit focusing on the update of the city's Comprehensive Plan. The summit will begin at 8:55 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, in the El Palo Alto Room at the Mitchell Park Community Center, 3700 Middlefield Road. Read the agenda here.

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1 person likes this
Posted by Resident
a resident of Barron Park
on May 25, 2015 at 11:05 pm

SFO air traffic noise over Palo Alto should be a top priority!


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Posted by Kerry 55
a resident of Midtown
on May 29, 2015 at 7:17 am

The highway in the sky over Palo Alto should be the main topic for the summit. Our quality of life is going downhill rapidly.


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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on May 29, 2015 at 2:01 pm

The Comp Plan 2030 summit topics are

Mobility and Convenience: 21st Century Transportation
Sustainable Prosperity: Effective Growth Management Tools
Housing the Next Generation of Palo Altans and their Grandparents

Eventbrite says it's Sold Out, and lists 450 attendees (first names only).

I suspect people will leave with the same attitude they bring in.


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