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PUBLIC AGENDA: Capital Improvement Program, gas and electricity rates

 

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of May 16.

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to hold a prescreening hearing on a proposal to rezone a site at 550 Hamilton Ave. to enable a 114,767-square-foot mixed-use development; consider adopting the 2015 Urban Water Management Plan; and discuss the proposed fifth scenario to be evaluated in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Comprehensive Plan update. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION ... The commission plans to hold a special meeting to review the city's proposed Capital Improvement Program. The meeting will begin at noon on Tuesday, May 17, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

COUNCIL FINANCE COMMITTEE ... The commission plans to review the Utility Department budget and consider proposed rate increases for gas and electricity. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD ... The board plans to perform a major architectural review of 1700 Embarcadero Road, a proposed Mercedes dealership; review 1925 Embarcadero Road, a request by the Public Works Airport Division for replacement of perimeter fencing at the Palo Alto Airport; and review 355 University Ave., a proposal that includes a new facade and signage, a new second story with an outdoor rooftop patio and interior modifications. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave. Read the agenda here.

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION ... The commission plans to discuss a partnership with Patrick Dougherty for temporary public art; consider approval of the Public Art Master Plan; discuss future King Plaza art installations; and hear an update on the NEA Art Works grant application and plans to move forward with Code:ART. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave.

BOARD POLICY REVIEW COMMITTEE ... The school board's policy review committee will discuss the following policies: child abuse prevention and monitoring; employee notifications; before/after-school programs; intellectual property and institutional research; policy related to professional conduct (grooming); math placement; and citizen advisory committees. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 20, at district headquarters, 25 Churchill Ave., Palo Alto. Read the agenda here.

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