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PUBLIC AGENDA: transportation-tax measure, Strategic Plan survey results, public art

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Oct. 12.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council will consider the city's position on high-speed rail; next steps for considering grade separation for Caltrain; the city's position on a proposed Santa Clara County transportation tax; and a potential Palo Alto transportation-tax measure. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The school board will discuss the 2015 Strategic Plan survey results, a new gender-identity policy, reporting structure for a new general counsel position, board policy review committee procedures and the Palo Alto High School library renovation project. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. Read the agenda here.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to meet in a closed session to review the performances of the city clerk and the city manager. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the community meeting room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to review a request by the Greer Park North neighborhood for a single-story overlay. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to review and consider a conditional use permit for True Food Kitchen at Stanford Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real; conduct a review and consider a sign exception for Vineyard Vines, also at Stanford Shopping Center; consider a request on behalf of Bowman International School to demolish two houses at 693 Arastradero Road and build a new 17,200-square-foot private school; and consider a request by Crown Castle on behalf of Verizon Wireless for a review and conditional use permit of a distributed-antenna system comprised of 19 pole-mounted wireless-communication facilities. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission will discuss public art for the development at 2515-2585 El Camino Real and consider approving a contract for temporary art at King Plaza. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

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