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PUBLIC AGENDA: bike and pedestrian improvements, teachers' contract

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 9.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to consider approving the concept plan for bike and pedestrian improvements along Amarillo Avenue, Bryant Street, East Meadow Drive, Montrose Avenue, Moreno Avenue, Louis Road, Palo Alto Avenue and Ross Road; and provide direction to staff about implementation of new residential parking-permit programs. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 9, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

COUNCIL POLICY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE ... The committee will discuss possible amendments to the city's revolving-door policy for former employees and discuss the Cable Franchise and Public, Education and Government Fee Audit. The meeting will begin at noon on Tuesday, May 10, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to discuss the Retiree Health Benefit Fund in the Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget; and discuss the proposed budgets for the Planning and Community Environment and Development Services departments. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

BOARD OF EDUCATION ... The board will discuss a new multi-year teachers' contract, take action on additional budget proposals and vote on a proposal to merge two levels of algebra at Gunn High School, among other items. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss the 2017-2021 Capital Improvement Plan; consider the proposed tentative map for a 16-home development at 567 Maybell Ave.; and consider a single-story-overlay application from the Faircourt tract. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

HISTORIC RESOURCES BOARD ... The board plans to discuss 490 Kingsley Ave., a request for proposed alterations and additions to an existing single-family residence and accessory structure in Professorville. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The committee plans to consider the Fiscal Year 2017 Municipal Fee Schedule; review the Public Works budget; and consider a three-year pilot contract for on-site fleet and inventory services with Genuine Parts Company. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION ... The board plans to hear a presentation from Diana Miller from the Santa Clara County Department of Aging and Adult Services; discuss the commission's summer schedule and retreat; discuss site visits to Human Services Resource Allocation Process agencies; and elect its chair and vice chair. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

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