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PUBLIC AGENDA: Recycled water project, school enrollment report, single-story overlay

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Sept. 28.

BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The Board of Education's policy review committee will discuss new administrative regulations on gender identity; class size; and gifts, grants and bequests; as well as a board policy on animals at school for non-instructional purposes. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, in the Aspen Room at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to consider approving an environmental-impact report for the Recycled Water Distribution Project; discuss the "Fiber to the Premise" master plan and consider next steps for expanding wireless and fiber services; and consider approving the concept plan line for the Charleston-Arastradero Corridor Project. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to interview candidates for the Architectural Review Board and the Planning and Transportation Commission. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will discuss a memorandum of understanding with Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE), the reporting structure for new general counsel, a Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) report and procedures for the board's policy-review committee; hear a 2015-16 summary enrollment report; and vote on its goals for the 2015-16 year. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hear a report from the city's urban forester about sustaining trees during the drought; discuss the new online procedure for Summer Camp registration; hear an update from the Community Garden ad hoc committee; and discuss the Parks, Trails, Open Space and Recreation Master Plan. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to approve a request for a single-story overlay district in the Los Arboles development and discuss the First Annual Planning Code Update. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to discuss reducing the number of findings the ARB has to make for approval of projects; consider projects eligible for the 2015 ARB Awards; discuss a proposal to demolish an existing hotel and construct a new 50-foot-tall hotel at 3200 El Camino Real; review the Downtown Palo Alto Parking Wayfinding program; consider facade improvements at Anthropologie at Stanford Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real; and consider facade improvements and directional signage at Stanford Shopping Center. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

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