A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 14.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a closed session to discuss potential litigation involving Joanne Jacobs. The council will then discuss the city's Enterprise Resource Planning System needs; consider a revised proposal for a four-story at 2755 El Camino Real; hear a presentation from Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino about a potential 2016 transportation measure; and hear an update on the city's business registry. The closed session will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Regular meeting will follow. Read the agenda here.
BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The Board of Education will convene for a special meeting to approve housing loan documents for Superintendent Max McGee. They will meet in closed session before to discuss an employee evaluation, appointment and discipline/dismissal/release as well as about existing and potential litigation. The closed session will begin at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. Open session will begin at 3 p.m.
CITY/SCHOOL LIAISON COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to meet at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the school district headquarters, at 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss evaluations of the city manager, city attorney, city auditor and city clerk. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.
ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 3170 Porter Drive, a proposal by Stanford University to demolish an existing 67,580-square-foot building and build a 96,636-square-foot office building. It will also review a proposal by Stanford to replace an existing six-story building at 2600 El Camino Real with a a four-story 62,616-square-foot building; consider sign exemptions proposed for the Palo Alto Art Center and the Rinconada Library; consider the appeal of 429 University Ave., a proposed four-story building with two levels of underground parking; and review 430 Forest Ave., a request to demolish an existing office building and build two residential buildings at the site. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The council plans to discuss proposed public art at Stanford Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real; review the public art project proposed at 430 Forest Ave.; hear a report on the condition of the city's permanent art collection; and discuss the ongoing update of the Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.