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PUBLIC AGENDA: water rates, Fry's Master Plan, Measure A

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of June 8.

CITY COUNCIL... The council plans to consider an 8 percent increase in water rates; discuss the proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 and consider the scope of work for the Fry's Master Plan. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 8, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will discuss the district's expenditure plan for funding from the recently approved special parcel tax, Measure A; discuss the district's attorney contract renewals; take action on new contracts with the local and state teacher's unions; and vote on recommendations relating to Palo Alto High School's athletic center project. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, in the board room at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave.

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to consider the future of Project Safety Net and a colleagues memo on strengthening the city's engagement with neighborhoods. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Park Boulevard. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

COUNCIL/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to review recent City Council and school board meetings, hear an update on the city's and the school district's budgets and discuss library programs and services. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, in the district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to recap its recent joint session with the City Council. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear an update from Project Sentinel about the Mandatory Response Program; discuss homelessness in Palo Alto with Stanford University professor Donald Barr; and hear updates from its subcommittees on affordable housing, senior services and homeless veterans. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

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