A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 21.
CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a joint meeting with Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian; consider a proposal to extend the California Avenue retail district and establish procedures for regulating formula ("chain") retail; and consider adopting an annual cap on office space for downtown, the California Avenue area and the El Camino Corridor. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.
COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to consider fiscal year 2016 re-appropriation requests; a proposal for an election to authorize new storm drain fees after the existing fees sunset in 2015; and changes in the municipal code regarding the city budget. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.
CITY COUNCIL ... (UPDATE: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED) The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss evaluations of the city attorney and city auditor. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.